UP elections Phase I snippets
On 8 February, first phase of assembly elections will be held in 55 constituencies across 10 districts of the state A total of 862 candidates will test their fates in the first phase Over 1.70 crore voters will exercise their franchise on 8 February. Over 98 lakh of these are male. The remaining are women voters EC has put in place 532 additional, polling booths for the first phase; the total numbers exceed 18,000 More than 18,000 electronic voter machines to be used during the first phase In 10 constituencies, more than 16 candidates are in the poll fray. In each of these cases, 2 EVMs will be used instead of one The EC has put in place 18,108 polling parties in place for the first phase.