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Karnataka elections: Poll timing extended by an hour

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    The Election Commission has extended polling time in Karnataka by an hour in view of the excessive heat in the state. The earlier poll timing was between 7 am and 5 pm.

    Karnataka elections: Poll timing extended by an hour

    The new timing is 7 am to 6 pm, EC officials said. It is necessary to extend the hours of the poll to facilitate all the voters to cast their votes even in the late hours," read the official ECI order.

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    Karnataka will go to polls on May 12 to elect representatives to the 225-member state Assembly. The results will be out on May 15.

    Karnataka Assembly Election dates
    Date of notification April 17
    Last date to file nominations April 24
    Last date to withdraw nominations April 27
    Date of polling May 12
    Date of counting May 15

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