TNPSC Thervupettagam

NOTA in Lok Sabha election 2024

June 9 , 2024 14 days 229 0
  • Nearly 4.67 lakh voters opted for None of the Above (NOTA) while exercising their franchise in the 2024 Lok Sabha election in Tamil Nadu.
  • In Sriperumbudur, a total of 26,450 voters chose NOTA, the highest in the State, followed by Dindigul (22,120) and Thiruvallur (SC) (18,978).
  • The number of votes polled by NOTA was lowest in Kanniyakumari (3,756), Ramanathapuram (6,295) and Cuddalore (7,292).
  • NOTA received more than 1% of the votes in 19 seats.
  • In the 2014 election, when NOTA was introduced, nearly 5.7 lakh voters chose the option in Tamil Nadu.
  • Only 3.45 lakh voters chose the option in the 2021 Assembly election.
  • The 2024 election saw a reversal of the declining trend, as NOTA polled 1.07% as against 0.75% in 2021.

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