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20.12.2017
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In the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, NOTA secured 551615 (1.83 per cent) votes whereas in Himachal Pradesh it secured 34232 (0.90 per cent) votes.

As per the data released by NGO Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) 30 constituencies polled more NOTA votes than the margin of elected candidate.

None of The Above (NOTA) option gives the voter the choice to reject all candidates in the election fray.  

As per ADR analysis on NOTA Performance in Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, NOTA has secured the highest number of votes i.e. 6461 votes in Danta constituency. It secured more votes than 7 other contesting candidates. Lowest number (686) of NOTA votes were counted in Mahesana constituency. It secured more votes than 27 other contesting candidates.

In Kaprada constituency of Valsad District winning margin was just 170 but 3868 NOTA votes were polled. Similarly in Godhara constituency of Panchmahal District winning margin was only 258 votes while 3050 NOTA votes were counted.

In Himachal Assembly Elections, NOTA has secured the highest number of votes i.e. 1162 votes in Jogindernagar constituency. While lowest votes for NOTA (70) votes were polled in Lahual & Spiti constituency. In Kinnaur constituency victory margin was only 120 votes while 249 votes were polled for NOTA.

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