“Election Commission announces dates for Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023 “

  1. Voting for the Karnataka assembly elections will be held on May 10, 2023, and the counting of votes will take place on May 13, 2023.
  2. The Election Commission is committed to holding free and fair elections in Karnataka and has given special focus to young voters, women, transgenders, and vulnerable tribal groups.
  3. The gazetted notification for the elections will be issued on April 13, 2023, and the last date of filing nominations is April 20, 2023.
  4. A total of 58,282 polling stations have been set up in Karnataka, with 24,063 stations in urban areas and 34,219 in rural areas.
  5. The total number of voters in Karnataka is 5.21 crore, of which 2.62 crore are male voters and 2.59 are female voters. The first-time voters in the state are over 9 lakh.
  6. The Bharatiya Janata Party won 104 seats, while the Congress got 80 seats and the JDS secured 37 in the previous Assembly elections held in 2018.

Question: What is the total number of polling stations set up in Karnataka for the 2023 Assembly Elections?
A) 58,263
B) 24,063
C) 34,219
D) 58,282

Answer: D) 58,282

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