height of democracy

The world’s highest voting booth is in northern India

April 18, 2014
April 18, 2014

4,572 m (15,000 ft.): the height of the polling station at Hikkam in Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh, India, which election officials claim to be world’s tallest. In 2013 state elections, this polling booth had 333 voters.

Source: How India Lives, a company founded by journalists, which seeks to increase the access and search of public data in India. More statistics on the largest election in history here.

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