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20 Aug 2021

Booth sizes to be capped to 1000 voters

Voters will be capped at 1000 at each polling booth because of the covid-19 pandemic, Election Commission of India decided.

23 Apr 2021

Highlights story headline: Municipal elections snippets

Fate of 402 candidates for the elections of the 5 municipal councils - Mormugao, Margao, Mapusa, Sanguem and Quepem held amid the second wave of covid pandemic is in the ballot boxes. Polling percentage of …....... % was recorded for these elections. Till 4 pm it was 63.16%. Average A total of 1,85,225 voters -93,706 females and 91,519 males were eligible to cast their votes.

22 Apr 2021

State to go for polls on Apr 23

The second phase of polls for remaining five municipalities are all set to take place on Friday amid rising covid-19 cases, section 144 and night curfew.

10 Apr 2021

Final tally for civic polls: 402

Four hundred and two persons remained in the fray for the 5 municipal corporations after the last date of the withdrawals.

06 Apr 2021

137 file nominations for civic polls on Tuesday; total reaches 324

The electioneering is in full swing for the second phase of polls to five municipalities. A total of 324 nominations have been filed till date with 137 nominations being filed on Tuesday. Municipality wise nominations are as follows Mormugao - 93, Margao - 79, Quepem - 62, Mapusa - 59, Sanguem - 31. April 8 is the last date for filing nominations. Total number of nominations filed in South Goa were 265.

05 Apr 2021

Nomination for civic polls on in full swing

The electioneering for remaining five municipal council are gathering pace. All nomination centres were crowded on Monday. The five municipalities- Margao, Mormugao, Quepem, Saguem and Mapusa are scheduled to go to the polls on 23rd April.

03 Apr 2021

5 municipalities begin electioneering

Mapusa, Margao, Quepem, Mormugao and Sanguem are going tpo polls on April 23.

30 Mar 2021

SEC announces polls for 5 municipalities on April 23

The elections to the remaining 5 municipalities- Mapusa, Mormugao, Margao, Qupeme and Sanguem are on 23rd April, the State Elections Commission announced on Tuesday. The results will be declared on 26th April, it announced. The code of conduct has come in force in these five municipalities. The By-polls for Karapur -Sarvan panchayat in Bicholim and Velim panchayat in Salcette will also be held simultaneously.

22 Mar 2021

CM-backed candidate loses Sankhali municipality seat

The by-polls held for the Sankhali municipality not only surprised Sankhlikars but also entire Goa. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant suffered a major setback in his own constituency after the Dharmesh Saglani-backed candidate Rajendra Amshekar in the ward no. 9 by-poll. The rumblings of this have already been felt later.

18 Mar 2021

New State election Commissioner appointed

W V Ramanamurthy, retired IAS took charge as the new State Election Commissioner on Thursday. Government announced its decision in an order issued by Directorate of Panchayats. New commissioner said the conduct of elections will be announced after taking a review meeting.