Phase 3 Lok Sabha Election 2019: Total voter turnout for the third phase of Lok Sabha Elections was recorded at 63.24 per cent. Among the states where the highest turnout was recorded are Assam (78.29%), Goa (71.09%) and Kerala – 70.21%. Cases of violence were also reported from West Bengal.
A person standing in voting queue was killed as Congress and Trinamool Congress workers clashed in Baligram area of Murshidabad in West Bengal. Uttar Dinajpur district also witnessed clashes between TMC and BJP workers during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections.
In the third phase, 116 constituencies across 14 states and two Union Territories were up for the polling. In 2014, the ruling BJP had won 66 of these 116 seats, while Congress and its allies had won 27. Over 18 crore voters were eligible for voting in the third phase and the Election Commission had set up 2.10 lakh polling stations.