Voting for Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election took place in seven states to elect representatives on 51 seats today. Voting percentage till 5 pm was highest in Bengal. Election voting percentage was lowest in Jammu and Kashmir with 17.1 per cent voting till 5 pm. The states where voting took place are Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir. The voting for Phase 5 elections began at 7 am and continued till 6 pm. Among the prominent candidates for Phase 5 Lok Sabha elections 2019 are Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Smriti Irani, all contesting from Uttar Pradesh. Other key candidates include Union Minister and former Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Samajwadi Party's Poonam Sinha, who is wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, parliamentarian Rajiv Pratap Rudy and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The Lok Sabha election result will be declared on May 23. Check the LIVE Updates of the Phase 5 Lok Saha Polls 2019 here. A list of constituencies that will be voting today, can be check here.
Phase 5 Voting For Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voting percentage
Total voter turnout for Phase 5:
Total voter turnout in West Bengal is 73.97%
Total voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh is 57.33%.
Total voter turnout in Bihar is 57.86%.
Total voter turnout in Jharkhand is 63.72%.
Total voter turnout in Madhya Pradesh is 62.60%.
Total voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir is 2.81%.
Total voter turnout in Rajasthan is 63.75%.
The overall voter turnout for Phase 5 of the elections is 62.56%.
Voting percentage till 5 PM:
In Bihar, 53.0 per cent people voted till 5 pm.
17.1 per cent people voted in Jammu and Kashmir till 5 pm.
Jharkhand saw voter turnout of 62.8 per cent till 5 pm.
In Rajasthan, 62.4 per cent people voted till 5 pm.
58.7 per cent people voted in Madhya Pradesh till 5 pm.
53.0 per cent people voted in Uttar Pradesh till 5 pm.
In Bengal, 74.1 per cent people voted till 5 pm.
Voting percentage till 1 PM:
35.4 per cent people voted in Uttar Pradesh till 1 pm.
In Bengal, 50.6 per cent people voted till 1 pm.
In Rajasthan, 42.9 per cent people voted till 1 pm.
43.9 per cent people voted in Madhya Pradesh till 1 pm.
In Bihar, 32.2 per cent people voted till 1 pm.
11.4 per cent people voted in Jammu and Kashmir till 1 pm.
Jharkhand saw voter turnout of 44.3 per cent till 1 pm.
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