High voter turnout was recorded at Karnataka at 69% for the general elections 2019.
General Elections 2019 :
After a non-stop campaign for about a month, the remaining 14 seat out of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the State of Karnataka went to polls in the second and final phase on 23rd . The battle lines outlined for a bipolar contest between the ruling coalition partners Congress-JD(S) and the BJP.
The Election Commission of India announced that the voting turnout was 68.6%.
Record voting at Mandya :
Karnataka recorded 68.6% surpassing the previous best record of 67.6% recorded during General Elections 1999.
Mandya constituency broke all records. Mandya recorded 80% of voting. The previous highest voting record was held by Dakshina Kannada at 77.15% in 2014. In 1984 elections Mandya had polled 77.13%.
In the Second phase Chikkodi had the highest turnout with 71.79% while Raichur had the lowest with 53.30%
II Phase voting turnout :
The constituency-wise breakdown of turnout is as follows ;
Chikkodi – 69.43%
Belgaum – 58.72%
Bagalkot – 65.77%
Bijapur – 60.28%
Gulbarga – 53.74%
Raichur – 56.90%
Koppal – 63.43%
Bellary – 63.40%
Haveri – 63.22%
Dharwad – 64.89%
Uttara Kannada – 69.38%
Davanagere – 66.70%
Shimogga – 68.65%
In the first phase on 18 April, 14 constituencies in the southern part of the state covering old Mysuru region and a couple of coastal districts had gone to the polls, recording an overall voter turnout of 68.81 per cent.