Karnataka Elections 2023: Southern State to Undergo Election in 2023

The Election Commission of India stated on Wednesday that the Karnataka Assembly election will take place on May 10 and that the results will be made public on May 13. There will be elections in each of the 224 assembly constituencies. Starting today, the model code of conduct for elections will be used. (March 29).

On March 25, the Congress party unveiled its initial list of 124 candidates. Siddaramaiah, the former chief minister of Karnataka, will run from the Varuna district, and DK Shivakumar, the president of the Karnataka Congress, will run from the Kanakapura district.

Some key statics shared by ECI

  • There are 5,21,73,579 electors in the southern state.
  • Male: 2,62,42,561
  • 2,59,26,319 women
  • 4,699 third gender
  • 988 females per 1000 males gender ratio 
  • People with 80+ age are Over 12.15 lakh
  • PwD voters have more than 5.55 lakh 
  • 18 to 19-year-olds who have never voted: 9,17,241 as of 3 March 2023
  • There are 41,432 young voters who turned 18 between January 2 and April 1, 2023.

Some key details about elections

  • The Gazette notice was published on April 30.
  • Date of nominations submission: April 20 
  • Date of nominations review: April 23
  • The deadline to remove nominations is April 24.
  • Election day: May 10
  • Counting day: May 13
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