Phase V Election 2019 Voting Date, Around 90 crore people are eligible to vote this time, the Election Commission has said. The number is an increase of about 9 crore compared to last time. It is estimated that about 13 crore voters this time will be first-time voters. The actual number of people who do vote, however, is far less. Even though 2014 saw the highest turnout ever in independent India’s history at 66.4 per cent, it meant a huge 27.3 crore people did not vote. Two-thirds of Indians are under 35.
This general election will see nearly 2,000 parties and over 8,000 candidates contesting for 543 seats In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Narendra Modi-led BJP had won 282 seats out of 543 constituencies in Lok Sabha, handing out a crushing defeat to the 10-year-rule of Congress-led United Progressive Alliance.
Polling in phase V of the Lok Sabha election 2019 will be held on May 6. Phase V polling will be conducted in 51 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across seven states.
|Date of notification||April 10 (Wednesday)|
|Last date of filing nomination||April 18 (Thursday)|
|Scrutiny of nominations||April 20 (Saturday)|
|Polling date||May 6 (Monday)|
|Result||May 23 (Thursday)|
The states that would be going to Lok Sabha polls in phase V are: Bihar (5 parliamentary constituencies), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Jharkhand (4), Madhya Pradesh (7), Rajasthan (12), Uttar Pradesh (14) and West Bengal (7).
|State||Constituency||Poll Date||Counting Date|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Ladakh||May-06||May-23|
|Uttar Pradesh||Rae Bareli||May-06||May-23|