BENGALURU: The counting of votes for the Karnataka assembly elections will take place tomorrow. Karnataka saw a record 73.19 percent voter turnout in 2023 elections which is the highest-ever voter turnout since 1952. The voter turnout in the last assembly elections was 72.45 percent. This year, the lowest voter turnout was recorded in Bengaluru city area with 55 percent. The main electoral fight was between the BJP and the Congress.
The polling took place on May 10 after 40 days of election campaigning. The voting was held for all 224 seats in the seats across 58,545 polling stations. 2615 candidates contested in the elections. There were a total of 5.3 crore voters in Karnataka. Differently abled people and elderly people aged above 80 were allowed to cast votes from their home. The polling started at 7 am and ended at 6 pm.