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Kozhikode district recorded highest voting turn out in the just concluded assembly poll.
The turnout in the district was 78.40 per cent. This is the highest polling rate in the state. Kundamangalam constituency is leading with 81.55 per cent votes. Kozhikode North constituency has the lowest turnout (73.85 )
Out of a total of 25,58,679 voters, 20,06,213 cast their ballots. Of the 12,39,212 male voters, 9,59,152 (77.40 per cent), 13,19,416 female voters, 10,47,045 (79.35 per cent) and 51 transgender voters (16.37 per cent) exercised their right to vote.
In Kuttiyadi constituency, a higher percentage of women exercised their franchisee(85.52). Kozhikode North constituency is behind with 71.51 per cent women voters. The highest percentage of men voting was in Kundamangalam constituency (82.37 ). Nadapuram is behind with 74.19 per cent male voters. All the six transgender voters in Kozhikode North voted. Voting started at 7 am and went smoothly in the district.