|Presidential poll today|
NEW DELHI, July 18 – The stage is all set for the Presidential poll tomorrow with UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee expected to romp home with a substantial margin against BJP-backed PA Sangma, reports PTI.
As many as 4,896 lawmakers – 776 MPs and 4,120 MLAs – are eligible to vote in Parliament and State Assemblies. The total vote value is 10.98 lakh and a winning candidate needs to get 5,49,442 vote value if all of them exercise franchise.
UPA election managers are claiming a runaway victory for Mukherjee who is expected to get around 7.5 lakh vote value.
The votes will be counted on Sunday and the result is expected to be known by early evening.