The figure is marginally higher by 0.69 per cent than 72.98 per cent registered in 2009 polls

The State Election Commission on Saturday put the final polling percentage for the April 24, 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu at 73.67 per cent.

The figure is marginally higher by 0.69 per cent than 72.98 per cent registered in 2009 polls, the Tamil Nadu Election Commission said in Chennai on Saturday.

Dharmapuri registered the highest turnout of 81.07 per cent while Chennai South registered the lowest at 60.4 per cent, the Commission said.

Dharmapuri also registered the highest turnout of male voters at 81.58 per cent while Chidambaram (SC) constituency witnessed the highest percentage of women voters at 81.91.

The total percentage of “others” (transgenders) who cast their votes was 12.72 per cent and Perambalur recorded the highest turnout of transgenders who voted at 69.23 per cent.

On April 24, the Commission had put the turnout at 73 per cent at the end of polling in the State.