Assembly elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana in a single phase on October 21 and the results will be out on October 24, the Election Commission said today. The last date for filing nominations is October 4 and the deadline for withdrawing them is October 7. These are the first state polls after the national election this year. The term of the Haryana assembly ends on November 2, and Maharashtra's on November 9. There are 1.82 crore voters in the northern state; Maharashtra has 8.9 crore voters.