The state Election Commission has arranged 283 counting halls across the state for counting of votes for 222 assembly seats on May 15. Also, particulars of the building proposed for counting center has been notified. There are 38 counting centers in Karnataka.
Belagavi district has the highest number of counting halls due to the highest number of assembly seats. As Belagavi district has 18 assembly seats, 18 counting halls have been established at Rani Parvathi Devi College, Tilakwadi, in Belgaum. Tumkur district has 15 halls at three different locations for 11 assembly seats.
Shimoga has 14 counting halls at Sahyadri Arts College. Mandya district has 12 counting halls at Government College, (Autonomous) in Mandya. Kodagu has only two counting halls at St, Joseph's Convet, Near Vijaya Vinayaka Temple,Convent Junction Madikeri. The district has only two assembly seats.
Voting for the assembly election were held on May 12 and the counting will be held on May 15. The official figure where the voting percentage for the Karnataka assembly elections which was held on May 12 stood at 72.36. There were 5.06 crore people who exercised their franchise. The 2018 poll beat the previous record of 1978 when the voting percentage was at 71.9. In 2013, the voting percentage recorded was 71.45.