Elections 2017 D-day: March 11 is the counting day

UP will have seven-phase polls, Manipur in two phases, Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand will go to polls in single phase

GN Bureau | January 4, 2017


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Nasim Zaidi, chief election commissioner
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The election commission has announced the schedule of the biggest electoral bout of the year, in five states. 

 
Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand will all go to polls together – in the sense that the model code of conduct has come into effect simultaneously and the results will out the same day – March 11 – though voting dates and phases are different for the states.
 
Uttar Pradesh (403 seats)
The largest state will have elections in a record seven phases.
The voting dates are: February 11, February 15, February 19, February 23, February 27, March 4, March 8
 
Manipur (60 seats)
Voting dates are March 4 and March 8
 
Goa (40 seats)
Voting date is February 4
 
Punjab (117 seats)
Voting date is February 4
 
Uttarakhand (70 seats)
Voting date is February 15
 

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