A total of 87 seats went to polls in the first phase. The first phase was crucial for both ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Opposition Congress. There were around 1.81 crore voters listed with the Election Commission (EC). Around 95.7 lakh were male and 86.02 lakh were female voters.
Given below is a table of voting percentage in various districts of Gujarat.
|Gujarat Assembly Elections 2012|
|Over all 68 percent voting in first phase in Gujarat|
|RAJKOT DISTRICT/ RAJKOT CITY||68%|