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President election 2022: Election Commission flags off race to Rashtrapati Bhawan – voting on July 18, result on July 21

President Election 2022 Date: The election to choose the next President of India will be held on July 18 and the results will be announced on July 21.

The election to choose the next President of India will be held on July 18 and the results will be announced on July 21.

President Election in India 2022 Date: The Election Commission on Thursday said that the election to choose the next President of India will be held on July 18 and the results will be announced on July 21. The term of President Ram Nath Kovind ends on July 24. The announcement comes just a day before polls are held to fill 57 vacant Rajya Sabha seats across 15 states.

The President is elected by the members of the electoral college consisting of elected members of both houses of Parliament, and elected members of the legislative assemblies of all states including the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

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15:25 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
President Election on July 18, result on July 21

The President election will be held on July 18 and the results will be announced on July 21.

15:07 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
EC explains procedure to elect President of India, schedule to be announced shortly

The Election Commission is addressing the press conference to announce the schedule of President elections. CEC explains the process of voting for the election and how the counting is done.

14:41 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Election Commission to announce schedule for President elections shortly

The Election Commission will announce the schedule for the President of India elections at 3 pm today. The polls are likely to be held next month as Ram Nath Kovind's tenure concludes on July 24.

13:32 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
How President of India is elected

A President in India is elected by the members of the electoral college comprising of elected members of both the houses — Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

The electoral college for the presidential election consists of the 776 MPs of the Lok Sabha (543) and Rajya Sabha (233), as well as MLAs of state Assemblies and the Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry. The total votes are counted on the basis of their value, which varies from state to state, with an Uttar Pradesh MLA carrying the highest value followed by Maharashtra and West Bengal.

13:16 (IST) 9 Jun 2022
Results declared three days later in 2017 President elections

The President elections in 2017 were held on July 17, while the declaration of the winner — Ram Nath Kovind — was made three days later on July 20.

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