The presidential poll 2022 concluded peacefully on 18 July in Parliament House and state legislative assemblies. The voting for the 15th President of India began at 10 am and concluded on 5 pm. A total of 4,796 electors out of nearly 4,800 elected MPs and MLAs cast their votes. The voting percentage was over 99%. The results will be declared on 21 July.
• Over 99% of votes cast in the 15th Presidential Election in India
• 10 states recorded 100% votes in the presidential poll
• NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu has a clear edge over others
Which States Recorded 100% Voting?
The overall voting percentage for the presidential poll was over 90% but some states recorded 100% voting. According to the Election Commission of India, legislative assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, MP, Manipur, Mizoram, Puducherry, Sikkim, and Tamil Nadu recorded 100% voting.
The results for the presidential poll 2022 will be announced on 21 July and the next President will take oath on 24 July as President Ram Nath Kovind will retire on 25 July.
Who Is The Most Likely Candidate In Presidential Poll 2022?
NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu is leading with over 6.67 lakh votes out of a total of 10,86,431 votes. She also has the support of regional parties including BJD, YSRCP, BSP, AIADMK, TDP, JD(S), Shiromani Akali Dal, Shiv Sena, and JMM. Her vote share shows a two-thirds majority that is sufficient to win the election. Draupadi Murmu will be the first tribal woman to occupy the top constitutional post in India.