General elections (Lok Sabha elections) was held in India during April-May 2014 in a total of nine phases. Elections were held in Karnataka in the 5th phase. Bangalore has a huge population of the IT/BT sector who tend to complain a lot of non-governance, unfortunately, the voter turnout in Bangalore was the worst in the state.
The state has 46,211,844 voters and 434 candidates in the fray. 21 candidates among the 434 are women [source Oneindia].
|Sl.No||Name of the constituency||Turnout – 2009 (%)||Turnout - 2014 (%)||Increase in polling (%)|
|4||Bijapur (Reserve, SC)||47.29||59.71||12.42|
|5||Gulbarga (Reserve, SC)||49.19||57.9||8.71|
|6||Raichur (Reserve, ST)||45.9||58.27||12.37|
|9||Bellary (Reserve, ST)||61.44||70.28||8.84|
|11||Hubli - Dharwad||56.55||65.95||9.4|
|15||Udupi - Chickmagalur||68.18||74.66||6.48|
|18||Chitradurga (Reserve, SC)||54.49||66.07||11.58|
|21||Mysore - Kodagu||58.88||66.53||7.65|
|22||Chamaraja Nagar (Reserve, SC)||67.91||72.81||4.9|
|28||Kolar (Reserve, SC)||69.15||75.5||6.35|
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