50 Biggest Elections in the World

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2. India
> Parliamentary election of 2014: 553,801,801 total votes
> Population: 1,236,344,631 (total) 787,860,328 (voting age)
> Voter turnout: 66.4%
> Highlight of election:

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins majority of seats in parliament (282).

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1. China
> Parliamentary election of 2016: 900,000,000 total votes
> Population: N/A (total) N/A (voting age)
> Voter turnout: N/A
> Highlight of election:

2.5 million Communist Party-approved deputies are appointed to local governing bodies.