Fifth-phase Municipal Polls

Voter turnout 58.67pc

Staff Correspondent

2 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A total of 58.67 percent of the voters exercised their franchise to choose their representatives in 29 municipalities in the fifth-phase municipal election held on Sunday.

A day after the election, SM Asaduzzaman, Joint Secretary (current) and Director (public relation) of the Election Commission (EC), disclosed the information.

Nachole municipality in Chapainawabganj witnessed the highest 81.54 percent turnout of voters while Raipur municipality in Lakshmipur witnessed the lowest 43.76 percent turnout, according to the EC.

A total of 871,733 votes were cast out of 1,485,820 voters in the 29 municipalities.

The Awami League candidates won most of the mayoral posts.