Patna, Nov 7 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) registered 45.85 per cent voting till 3 pm on Saturday in 78 Assembly segments that went to polls in the third and final phase of the state elections.
Polling was underway and was slated to end at 6 pm, except for hyper-sensitive Naxal-affected constituencies where polling ended at 4 pm.
Maximum 51.12 per cent polling was in Supaul, followed 48.98 per cent in Saharsa and and 48.43 per cent in Muzaffarpur.
West Champaran registered polling percentage of 45.58, East Champaran 47.46, Sitamarhi 44.08, Araria 43.22, Kishanganj 47.55, Purnea 46.09, Katihar 43.11, Madhepura 46.33, Vaishali 46.34, Samastipur 45.05, and Darbhanga 41.15.
The ECI also recorded 45.58 per cent polling in the bypolls for the Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat.