The fourth phase of parliamentary elections in the state to be held on April 29 will cover 17 constituencies spread over North Maharashtra, Mumbai, Western Maharashtra and Thane
Mumbai: The voter turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra had witnessed a rise of 9.45 per cent as compared to the 2009 polls.
According to the data available with the State Electoral Office here, the total percentage of votes polled in Maharashtra in 2014 was 60.42 per cent, which was 50.97 per cent in 2009.
In 2014, Kalyan constituency had registered the lowest turnout of 43.06 per cent, as against the 34.32 per cent in 2009, which was the lowest at that time in the state.
Mumbai North Central constituency had recorded 49.37 per cent voting in 2014 as against the 39.63 per cent in 2009.
In 2014, the highest polling percentage of 73.05 per cent was registered in Hatkanangale seat, while in the 2009 election, the highest voter turnout of 70.96 was recorded in Bhandara-Gondiya constituency.
In the first phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra held on April 11, 61.81 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the seven constituencies in Vidarbha.
In the second phase of election held on April 18, which covered ten constituencies of Marathwada, Vidarbha and Western Maharashtra, 62.43 per cent polling was registered.
In the third phase covering 14 constituencies of North Maharashtra, Marathwada, Western Maharashtra and Konkan, 62.37 per cent voting was registered. Polls there were conducted on April 23.
The fourth phase of parliamentary elections in the state to be held on April 29 will cover 17 constituencies spread over North Maharashtra, Mumbai, Western Maharashtra and Thane.