Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023 Dates Announced by Election Commission

In a significant development, the Election Commission of India has officially announced the dates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. All preparations for the upcoming electoral process, which will decide the fate of candidates vying for 230 seats in the state, have been completed.

With the announcement of the election dates, the Model Code of Conduct has come into effect in Madhya Pradesh. This code will remain in place until the elections conclude, ensuring a level playing field for all political parties and candidates.

Dates for Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023

Here are the key dates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023:

  • Notification Issued: The Election Commission of Madhya Pradesh will issue the official notification on October 21, 2023.
  • Nomination Period: Candidates can file their nominations starting from October 21, and the last date for nomination submission is October 30.
  • Nomination Scrutiny: The Election Commission will scrutinize the nomination papers on October 31, ensuring the eligibility of candidates.
  • Withdrawal of Candidatures: Candidates have the option to withdraw their nominations until November 2.
  • Voting Day: The residents of Madhya Pradesh will cast their votes on November 17, 2023.
  • Counting of Votes: The results of the elections will be revealed on December 3, 2023.
  • Election Completion Date: The entire election process, from nomination to result declaration, will be completed by December 5, 2023.

Madhya Pradesh Voter Demographics

  • Total voters in Madhya Pradesh: 5,61,36,229
  • General voters: 2,03,60,240
  • Service voters: 19,839
  • Young voters (aged 18-19): 11,29,513
  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) voters: 5,05,146
  • Senior citizens (aged over 80): 6,53,640
  • Maximum electors per polling station: 1500

In an effort to streamline the electoral process, the number of polling booths in Madhya Pradesh has been reduced to 64,523, compared to 65,367 in the 2018 elections.

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections for all 230 seats will be conducted in a single phase. The voting is expected to take place between 7 am and 6 pm on November 17, 2023, with the results anticipated to be announced on December 3, 2023.

As the state gears up for this democratic exercise, political parties and candidates will now intensify their campaigns to connect with the electorate and present their visions for the future of Madhya Pradesh.


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