The election authorities have identified 553 problematic polling stations in 14 Assembly segments of Kurnool district. Out of them, Panyam and Kodumur constituencies were on the top with 61 polling stations each.

Of the total, 432 were identified as polling stations vulnerable to intimidation and threat. About 35 were categorised as polling stations where repelling was held and malpractices were recorded in the past. The authorities planned special arrangements at the polling stations.