With two hours still to go before the end of polling, 59.14 percentage of the votes had been cast, according to the Election Commission website.
Polling for 199 seats out of the total 200 in the assembly began at 8 am with voters lining up at 51,687 booths.
A senior police officer said polling was going on peacefully and elaborate security arrangements are in place.
The results will be out on December 11, along with those from the other four states which saw Assembly elections in the past few weeks.
Manvendra Singh switched to the Congress just before the election, making the fight tougher for Raje this time. She had won 63 per cent of the votes cast in 2013, winning the seat by a margin of 60,896.
Tonk, with a sizeable Muslim population, is a keenly-watched contest between Sachin Pilot and BJP candidate and Rajasthan Transport Minister Yoonus Khan, who is the saffron party's only Muslim face in the elections.
This is a maiden assembly election for Pilot, a two-time MP who is seen as a chief ministerial possibility if the Congress wins. He has represented Dausa and Ajmer Lok Sabha constituencies in the past.
In about 130 constituencies, the contest appears to be mainly between the BJP and the Congress.
In the current House, the BJP has 160 seats and the Congress 25.
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