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Karnataka Election 2018 Voting Live Updates: 64% voter turnout recorded in Karnataka till 5pm

Katnataka Election 2018 Live, Voting embarked for 222 constituencies 
Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 Voting Live Updates: A lot ride on Karnataka Assemblies election of 2018 as the result will be a milestone in predicting who has more competency for election 2019. 
Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 Live Updates

The Election Commission said that in all the 164 polling units, 157 control units and 470 VVPATs had mechanical problems and were replaced. The EVM failures were within prescribed limits.

Repolling will take place at Hebbal assembly constituency’s polling station number 2 after voting was stopped due to EVM failure: ANI

Election commission says that Voting won’t be extended and will end at 6pm, as it has been peaceful so far.

The residents of Chittapur taluk’s Tarkaspet village in Kalburagi district, upside of 3500 voters boycott elections over their demand for Gram Panchayat headquarters for their village.

Rain affecting voting in parts of Hubli.

Voting has been stalled in Chamrajnagar due to EVM malfunction.

A Congress candidate, B.P. Manje Gowda was allegedly attacked by JD(S) workers in Holenarasipur constituency. Manje Gowda claimes that the Mob threw stones at his car and his assistant Supreeth suffered a head injury in the incident. Unable to vote he adds, that he would appeal to the Election Commission for a re-poll at Parasanahalli.

CM Siddaramaiah claims that he will be the chief minister for another term. There have been no comments from the Congress party so far.

According to News18, cyber cafes and food joints in Bengaluru are offering attractive discounts to people who exercise their right to vote. This is to encourage voters as just 40% votes have registered till 1 pm

Reports of influencing the voter with cash or kind comes from various constituency.

Kolar Rural police has arrested four persons on the charge of enticing voters. They were reportedly distributing nose rings to women voters.

At Masti in Malur constituency, another incident was reported as a man was seen distributing money to voters, who were coming out of the polling booth.

Bengaluru Urban records the lowest voting at 28% and Dakshin Kannada records highest with 47% till 1 pm. Pic courtesy – Times of India

Chief minister Siddaramaiah casts his vote at Siddaramanahundi coming under Varuna assembly segment where his son Dr Yatindra Siddaramaiah is Congress candidate.

According to state electoral authorities up till 11 am,Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts recorded the highest votes at 31 percent while Bengaluru Urban recorded the lowest at 17 percent.

Clashes break out between Congress, BJP workers in Hampi Nagar, Banglore. Ravindra, Vijayanagar, BJP candidate says, “Our corporator Anand was attacked but police isn’t taking any action”

BJP workers protested outside Booth No. 58 in Karadigudda,  alleging the polling staff of asking to vote for Congress candidate Vinay Kulkarni.

111-year-old Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Matha casts his vote at Tumakuru Siddaganga Mutt booth.

The 91 year old quite her wheel chair to vote.

The Polling booths are plaguing with EVM failure issues since morning, bring voting to a halt at various booths.

 At Kandonakalli village of Madikeri a bride casts her vote along with her family members before going to marriage hall.

A Pink Polling Station in Mogaveerpatna of Ullal in Mangaluru constituency recorded just 19.90% polling by 11am

11% polling in the first two hours.

Due to Faulty EVM 

* Voting delayed for two hours in Banahatti 137 polling booth
* Voting delayed in 167 booth in Bagalkot.
* Voting stopped in room number 91 at PES College in Hanumanth Nagar as M2 machines stopped functioning. After only seven votes were registered between 7-8am.
* Faulty voting machine at Bhavaninagar, Hubali has even Mp Prahlad Joshi is also in the queue.
* Delay at M M Doddi of Yadgir.
The question is just plain and simple – which Party will form the government in the south western region of India – The congress or the BJP.  Voting has begun in the 222 of 224 constituencies in Karnataka and will be held till 6 p.m. on Saturday.
On one hand, Congress is seeking a second term. On the other side, BJP is strongly aiming to further enhance their pan-Indian winning streak by concurring in the South, a region where it is not ruling now. The Janta Dal is contesting polls in alliance with the BSP and the AIMIM.
R.R Nagar Voting on May 12

After voter ID cards, over 9,000 were seized in R.R. Nagar, the election for the constituency has been postponed. Along with them election in Jayanagar will also not vote today as the elections were deferred after the demise of BJP candidate and sitting MLA Vijay Kumar.