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Repoll concludes in three Karnataka Assembly booths

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Repolling at three voting stations -- one in north Bengaluru's constituency and two in in district -- concluded peacefully, the said on Monday.

"The repoll at the three polling stations ended peacefully at 6 p.m, registering a voter turnout of 53.32 per cent at the booth in Hebbal, and 78 per cent and 73 per cent at two booths in in Koppal," state's (CEO) told reporters here.

The Commission had ordered for a repoll in polling station on Saturday after an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) malfunction. Repoll was ordered at two polling booths in Kushtagi, about 400km from here, after the names of nearly 275 voters were mixed up between the two stations.

The polling station in has a total of 1,444 registered electors, while the two stations in together have 1,683 voters.

A record 72.36 per cent of the 5.07 crore electorate had cast their votes for the state election held on May 12 for 222 of the state's 224 constituencies, with 27,908 electors in the services through postal ballots.

Votes will be counted on Tuesday.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 23:30 IST
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