How Delhi voted in 2019 LS polls
New Delhi, May 16: Delhi recorded a voter turnout of 60.34 percent, five per cent less than during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls which recorded 65.22 percent polling. The highest voter turnout of 68 percent in the national capital was recorded in Shakur Basti and Ballimaran assembly segments, with a sizable minority population, while Delhi Cantonment recorded the lowest at 42.13 percent. The New Delhi assembly segment, known for its VVIP voters, saw a voter turnout of 52.58 per cent, the second lowest in the city.
A number of voter awareness activities were carried out then and this time also the poll body carried out awareness campaigns.
In the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, the overall voting percentage was recorded at 51.81 per cent, which increased to 66 per cent in the 2013 Delhi Assembly election in December in 2013. The highest ever turnout Delhi witnessed was in the Lok Sabha polls after Emergency was lifted in 1977, at 71.3 percent.
There are seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi. In 2014 Lok Sabha Polls, the voter turnout was 65 per cent with BJP sweeping all seven parliamentary seats. Delhi Lok Sabha Election Results, along with all other states, will be declared on May 23.