US Poll closing Time and Result Date and Time in India
2016 is heading towards the end. Along with the year another biggest event is also leading towards its last moments, US election poll. The much in talk this year, the US election poll will be closed in few hours and the result will be out in some time. Nearly 120 million people will cast their votes to get the 45th President of America. Total of 50 states will be participated in the election. It is obvious that the process of casting votes and result will be breaking news today. In India as well we will eagerly be waiting to know the result of the poll as the future of the nation somewhere depends on the result today.
As per the local time of election and result Indians will get to know about the poll results in the mid night on Tuesday 8th of November 2016. So if you want to know about the ups and down in over the seas then sink yourself in gallons of coffee and be awake throughout the night. It will be an eventful night.
The First Result
The first poll result has been out at 11.30 am (IST) on Tuesday dated 8th November 2016. Dixville Notch, New Hampshire is the place where 8 ballots were casted and counted until now. Among these 8 ballots, 4 went for Hilary and 2 went for Trump. The rest two were gone to Libertarian and 2012 Republican candidate.
There are 6 different time zones across the United States. To make it easier among 50 states, 13 were chosen to split the time zone to announce the result or live updates. It has been declared that the poll takes overnight time for rest of the world. According to the local timing the poll opens in between 6 in the morning and 7 in the morning. The closing time of the poll is 7 in the evening and 8 in the evening (local time).
The poll closing times in India
- As mentioned the poll will take place in most areas during the 6am and 8pm (local time). So the election will take place during the night between Tuesday and Wednesday in India. By the morning on Wednesday on 9th November 2016 poll will be closed in nearly 18 states across the country.
- Another set of 10 states will be closed by 8.30 am on Wednesday 9th November 2016. Roughly by the time 10.30am (IST) on Wednesday 9th of November 2016 the poll of 50 states will be closed.
The Final Result
The process of being the US president is definitely not an easy task. The process is long however the result of the most awaited poll will start getting out gradually within the 24 hours of closing the poll. As per the history of the US election result it does not take a long time to announce the result like India. It takes as low as 24 hours to count the votes and announce the result one by one.
As per the Indian Standard Time the result will start getting out from Thursday morning that is on 10th November 2016. Though the result will be out within 24 hours but the process will go on till January 2nd 2017.