Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021 Phase 1 Results Live Updates: Counting votes for 2,723 panchayats is currently underway. In the first phase, 7,506 candidates were in the contest for over 2,700-gram panchayats. Voting began at 6.30 AM and ended at 3.30 PM. Besides panchayats, elections were held to elect 20,157 ward members. In the first phase, elections were held for 3,249 panchayats, but 525 had already been unanimously elected, and no nomination was filed for a village in Nellore district.
The elections are being held using ballot paper. The polls will be conducted in four phases till February 21.
As per data available, the first phase of elections saw around 82 percent polling. The State Election Commission said the first phase of polling in the state ended peacefully with 81.78 percent turnout.
The SEC, however, did not provide the total number of eligible voters. The State Election Commission expresses its satisfaction on completion of Phase-I elections to Gram Panchayats in the state. The percentage of polling recorded is 81.78, which is satisfactory. Krishna District has recorded the highest ratio of 85.06,” it said as reported by PTI. Krishna District has recorded the highest percentage of 85.06 polling,” the SEC said.