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The world’s biggest democracy needs almost a million polling stations

By Quartz Staff

930,000: the number of polling stations set up across India. This is a 11.9% increase over the number of polling stations set up during the last elections in the country, in 2009.

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.