As many as 5,481 of the total 6,001 electorate, exercised their franchise in the Legislative Council election to Khammam-Nalgonda-Warangal Teachers’ Constituency, at 47 polling stations all over the district on Thursday. The district, which is part of the Teachers’ Constituency, recorded a voting percentage of 91.33 in the council poll.

The entire election process was constantly monitored by the officials concerned through webcasting.

A total of 102 engineering students of as many as seven private engineering colleges of the district have contributed their mite to the smooth conduct of the council election in a free and fair manner.

The budding engineers extended their services in webcasting the whole election process from the designated polling stations in the district. According to sources, the Wireless in Local Loop technology was also used in some polling booths located in a few tribal sub-plan mandals in the Bhadrachalam Agency. Earlier, Collector Siddharth Jain visited the polling stations at Rikka Bazaar Government High School here and reviewed the election process.

The counting of votes will be on February 25.