General Elections 2014 – Schedule

General Elections 2014 – Schedule released by Election Commission of India

Election Commission of India has releaed the Schedule for conducting General Elections to Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim.

SCHEDULE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS – 2014
66. The Highlights of the Schedules are indicated below:
POLL DAYS — GENERAL ELECTIONS, 2014
POLL DAY
DATE OF POLL
NUMBER OF STATES & UNION TERRITORIES
NUMBER OF PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES
1
07.04.2014
2
6
2
09.04.2014
5
7
3
10.04.2014
14
92
4
12.04.2014
3
5
5
17.04.2014
13
122
6
24.04.2014
12
117
7
30.04.2014
9
89
8
07.05.2014
7
64
9
12.05.2014
3
41
TOTAL PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES
543
TOTAL NUMBER OF POLL DAYS IN STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES
TOTAL NO. OF POLL DAYS
STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES
6
2
5
2
3
5
2
5
1
21
67.          Counting will take place on 16.05.2014 (Friday) and is expected to be completed on the same day.

68.          The Commission has decided to forward its recommendations to the President of India, for issuing 10 Notifications calling upon the Parliamentary Constituencies covered on each Poll Day in the States and Union Territories concerned to elect members to the House of the People. With this, the campaign days for the Constituencies for each Poll Day have been kept to the possible minimum.

EXPLANATORY NOTE ON STATEMENTS

The Statements appended to the Press Note contain various terms and abbreviations, which are explained below:

Statement-A:

  • Poll Days signify the number assigned to a particular day on which Polling is to take place, in the NationalSchedule for Lok Sabha elections. The first Poll Day of the nation is 7th April, 2014 (Monday) and the ninth (last) Poll Day is 12thMay, 2014 (Monday).
  • Every reference to a Poll Day in the Press Note invariably refers to the Poll Day of the National Schedule.
  • Each Poll Day has a corresponding single Schedule except Poll Day 3, which has two Schedules 3A and 3B, necessitated due to local holiday on 22ndMarch, 2014(Saturday) in Bihar State.

Statement-B:

  • State/UT-wise abstract of number of Parliamentary Constituencies (PCs) voting on different Poll Days and the corresponding Date and Day of the week for all the 543 PCs.
  • Abstract of State/UTs voting from a Single Poll Date to a maximum of Six Poll Dates.

Statement-C:

  • Complete Schedule (with Poll Event-wise dates) for each PC with its Number, Name and Type andcorresponding Schedule Number (1 to 9) for all 35 States/UTs in their alphabetical order.

Statement-D

  • Abstract of Poll Days and Corresponding Schedules for 3 State Legislative Assemblies viz. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim.

Statements E, F and G:

  • Complete Schedule (with Poll Event-wise dates) for each Assembly Constituency (AC) with its Number, Name and Type and applicable Schedule(s) Number for the States of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim respectively.

Statement-H:

Details of Bye-elections to fill up 23 casual vacancies in Legislative Assemblies of 8 States with AC
Number, Name and corresponding Date of Poll of the PC of which these ACs are a segment.

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