Nagaland By-election Results Updates: The counting of votes for Nagaland Lok Sabha bypoll began at 8 AM on Thursday, i.e. May 31. The voting for Nagaland bye-election was held amidst heavy security on May 28. The counting of votes will be done in 13 counting centres. Nagaland Lok Sabha seat recorded over 72 per cent voter turnout. The Election Commission (EC) had on May 29 announced re-poll in one polling station in Nagaland after VVPAT machines developed snags during May 28 Lok Sabha bypolls. Nagaland Lok Sabha seat is witnessing a straight contest between ruling Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDA) candidate Tokheho Yepthomi and opposition NPF nominee C Apok Jamir. Stay tuned with India.com for LIVE updates on Nagaland By-election Results. (LIVE UPDATES ON BYPOLL ELECTION RESULTS 2018) Also Read - Nagaland By-election Results: NDPP's Tokheho Yepthomi Wins Lok Sabha Seat Against NPF's C Apok Jamir
Nagaland Lok Sabha bypoll was necessitated following the resignation of Neiphiu Rio from the Lok Sabha in February. Rio is presently the chief minister of the state. Also Read - Nagaland Lok Sabha Bypoll: Stage Set For Contest Between PDA, NPF; Voting to Begin at 7 AM on Monday
Voting in 1855 polling stations was held on Monday. 253 polling stations set up for Nagaland Lok Sabha by-election had all women polling teams while two polling booths in Wokha district were manned by only differently-abled polling personnel. 225 polling stations were equipped with live web screening and 257 had off-line videography.
A total of 11,97,436 electorate, comprising 6,07,589 men and 5,89,847 women voters, exercised their franchise. 40 companies of Central Armed Police Forces along with 80 companies of the Nagaland Armed Police, 770 home guards and 2600 village guards were deployed for the bypoll.