NCP is leading on 27 seats out of the 33 seats in Parli Municipal Council. NCP wins Tuljapur, Naldurg and Bhoom Municipal Councils. First phase polling of the 147 Municipal Councils and 17 Nagar Panchayats started at 7.30am till 5.30 pm.65% voter Turnout. There are 15,827 candidates are in the fray for the 3,706 seats spread over 164 Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats in Maharashtra, where the first phase of polling is has begun.
27 candidates have been declared elected unopposed. For Shirala Nagar Panchayat in Sangli district, not a single nomination was received.
For Municipal Council president in 147 places, there are 1013 candidates. A total of 24,191 nominations were received. Out of this, 20,716 papers were found valid. As many as 4,889 candidates withdrew. For the Municipal Council presidents' posts, 2374 nominations were received.
26 crore cash & 1.5 lakh litre liquor seized on eve of Municipal Elections in Maharashtra » State Election Comm J.S. Saharia announced. The counting of votes will be take place tomorrow i.e 28th November 2016 Maharashtra: 1704 nominations received for 2nd phase Municipal Council polls.
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Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Elections Schedule 2017 Announced
Phase III will have 20 councils and two panchayats while the Phase IV on Jan 8 will witness polling in 11 municipal councils. Of the 212 municipal councils, in 192, voters will directly elect council presidents. The 212 councils together have a population of 94 lakh, of which more than 70 lakh are registered voters. The SEC this year has developed a portal where candidates can file their nomination and upload their affidavits. Out of the total 4,750 seats for which elections will be held, 2,445 seats are reserved for women, 608 seats for Schedule Castes, 198 seats for Schedule Tribes and 1,315 seats for the Backward Classes category. Maharashtra Election Commissioner said each of the ballot papers on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) shall have different colours for easy identification.