Bengaluru, May 10: Voting for the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 is set to take place on Saturday, May 12. A total of 2655 candidates are in the fray this election. The high-pitch campaign for the Karnataka polls ended today with the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) leaving no stone unturned to make the best of the final day. The fate of these parties will be sealed by voters on Saturday. Voters can check their names on the Voter List online before heading out to cast their vote. Meanwhile, you can also locate your polling booth via Chunavana app or SMS. Here is how. Also Read - 'Is it a Sin to Discuss Politics?' Asks Sanjay Raut as Political Circles Abuzz After Chandrakant Patil's 'Tea-biscuit' Statement
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Voters in Karnataka can check their names in the voter list online at www.ceokarnataka.kar.nic.in. Here are to steps to check your name in the electoral roll or voter list: Also Read - Karnataka Bandh: Police Detain Congress, JD(S) Workers Protesting Against Farm Laws; CM Yediyurappa Says Doors of APMC Still Open
To search your name in the voter list, go to this link on the Karnataka CEO website.
From the three options available, i.e., finding your name with EPIC Number, Name and Other Details and cellphone number. The voter list can also be accessed on the Chunavana app launched by the Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer. A voter can check their polling booth as well as name in voter list by entering their EPIC number.
A little less than five crore voters will exercise their franchise to elect members for the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha. In order to ensure smooth polling, Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) will be deployed at all 56,696 polling booths across the state.
Voting in Karnataka will take place for 223 constituencies out of 224 on May 12. The counting of votes will take place on May 15. Opinion polls have pointed at the possibility of a hung Assembly in Karnataka with the Congress most likely to emerge as the single largest party and the BJP emerging as a close second. Opinion polls say that the JDS may emerge as the kingmaker in the state.