Election Commission releases final summary rolls; Tamil Nadu has 6.18 crore voters

Of the total electorate, male voters are 3,03,96,330, female voters constitute 3,14,85,724, and the third gender 8,294.

ByPTI

Published Jan 22, 2024 | 4:07 PMUpdatedJan 23, 2024 | 12:02 AM

Kerala voters. (Representational image/Creative Commons)

Tamil Nadu has an electorate strength of 6,18,90,348, with women voters outnumbering men — as per the integrated final electoral rolls of the special summary revision, 2024, released on Monday, 22 January, in Chennai.

The final published electoral roll had reference to 1 January, 2024, as the qualifying date, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said.

Of the total electorate, male voters are 3,03,96,330, female voters constitute 3,14,85,724, and the third gender 8,294.

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The list in numbers

The Shozhinganallur Assembly constituency in Chengalpattu district has the highest number of electors with 6,60,419 (male 3,30,522, female 3,29,783, third gender 114), followed by the Kavundampalayam Assembly constituency in Coimbatore district which has 4,62,612 electors (male 2,29,950, female 2,32,538, third gender 124).

The Kilvelur Assembly constituency in Nagapattinam district with 1,72,140 electors (male 84,702, female 87,435, third gender 3) has the lowest number of voters followed by the Harbour Assembly constituency in Chennai district, with 1,72,624 electors (male 89,569, female 82,996, third gender 59).

Of the total applications received for inclusion, 5,26,205 electors were in the 18-19 age group. Of these, men accounted for 2,74,035, women 2,52,096, and third gender 74.

While the draft was issued on 27 October, 2023, claims and objections were received till 9 December.

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Other details

A total of 13,88,121 applications seeking inclusion were received during the revision period and, of these, 6,17,623 applications of men, 7,43,803 of women, and 462 of the third gender were included. A total of 6,43,307 names were deleted, the CEO said in a release.

There are 3,480 overseas electors in the final rolls and, of them, 71 have been enrolled in this special summary revision period, the release said.

So far, 4,32,805 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) electors have been flagged in the electoral rolls.

The final electoral roll in PDF format is available on the CEO’s website https://elections.tn.gov.in. Electors can check their names by visiting the same, Sahoo said, adding that the process of continuous updation was on.

All eligible persons who are aged 18 years as on 1 January, 2024, can submit Form 6 or apply online at www.voters.eci.gov.in or through ‘Voter Helpline App’ available in Google Playstore, to enrol as a voter.

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