NOTA means “None of the Above” option which enables the voter to officially register a vote of rejection for all candidates who are contesting. If a voter chooses to press NOTA on the EVM, it indicates that the voter has not chosen to vote for any of the party.
In the current 2019 Loksabha elections, the total votes polled for NOTA were a mere 3233 which is only 0.27% of the total voting.
NOTA stood at 8th position in the 2019 elections.
Whereas in the 2014 Loksabha Elections as many 1.07% of the votes were as NOTA and the highest were polled in Belagavi Dakshin – 1.43%, followed by Ramdurg – 1.3%.
Assembly wise data is yet to be released by the ECI for 2019.