Lok Sabha elections: Phase 5 turnout at 62.19 pc; nears 2019 polling percentage

New Delhi, May 21, 2024.

The fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections has so far registered a voter turnout of approximately 62.19 per cent, 1.97 percentage points less than 2019.

With the end of polls in the fifth phase on Monday evening, voting has been completed in 25 states and Union Territories and 428 constituencies in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Two more phases — on May 25 and June 1 — are remaining now.

In the corresponding phase in the 2019 polls, the turnout was registered at 64.16 per cent when 51 seats across seven states went to polls.