General Election 2024: full schedule

Elections to Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh Odisha and Sikkim, and the bypolls to 26 Assembly seats in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Tripura will be held along with the Lok Sabha election schedule in their respective States

March 16, 2024 04:44 pm | Updated April 27, 2024 02:07 pm IST

Lok Sabha 2024 elections will be held between April 19 and June 1, across seven phases.

Lok Sabha 2024 elections will be held between April 19 and June 1, across seven phases.

Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on March 16 announced the schedule for the upcoming 18th Lok Sabha elections, and for the Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim.

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Mr. Kumar announced the schedule in New Delhi for 543 Lok Sabha seats. The elections will be held between April 19 and June 1, across seven phases. The Assembly polls for the aforementioned four States will be held simultaneously. The by-elections are also being held in the States of Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Tripura.

Also Read: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 LIVE Updates- April 27

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The counting of votes will be on June 4, 2024 The tenure of the 17th Lok Sabha is scheduled to end on June 16, 2024. However, the counting of votes for Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections alone will be held on June 2, 2024 since the tenure of these Assemblies are expiring on the same day.

Here’s the constituency-wise schedule, the number of seats in each phase and their State-wise break-up:

Most States will go to polls in the first phase beginning on April 19. The Model Code of Conduct has begun from the date of?the poll announcement.

Single Poll Date - 22 (Arunachal Pradesh, A&N island, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, DDN&H, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Ladakh, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Telangana, Uttarakhand)

Two Poll Dates 4 - (Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tripura, Manipur)

Three Poll dates 2 - (Chhattisgarh, Assam)

Four Poll Dates 3 - (Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand)

Five Poll dates 2 - (Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir)

Seven Poll Dates 3 - (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar & West Bengal)

Date of counting: June 4, 2024

Also read: What is Model Code of Conduct, and what are the penalties for violation?

This article has been updated after the Election Commission advanced the counting dates of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim Assembly elections to June 2.
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