Record 74.38% voting in Rajasthan Assembly Election 2013

Rajasthan records highest-ever voter turnout at 74.38% in assembly elections 2013 according to the Election Commission of India (EC). This is nearly an 8% increase from the 2008 assembly elections where 66.49% voters exercised their franchise. “The polling on Sunday crossed the earlier record of 67.18% in the 2003 assembly elections,” Sudhir Tripathy, deputy election commissioner, told reporters. No major incidents of violence were reported during polling in the state on Sunday, Tripathy said. Polling on Sunday took place for 199 out of the 200 constituencies in Rajasthan. Churu legislative assembly seat could not go to polls as the candidate fielded from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had died.
The Congress and its chief minister in Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, is seeking a return to power, while Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intends to topple the regime with its chief ministerial candidate in Vasundhara Raje. In the outgoing 200-member assembly, Congress has 96 seats while the BJP has 78 seats.
Rajasthan Assembly Election 2013 Voting  % District-Wise: