Bihar Assembly Election 2020: The state went to first of the three-phased polls to elect the next government on Wednesday. The voter turnout in the phase 1 of Bihar assembly polls was 54 per cent, with CEC saying it may rise further. In the 2015 assembly polls, the turnout in the phase 1 was 54.94 per cent, CEC said. In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the corresponding turnout was 53.54 per cent, he said. The second and third phase will be held on November 3 (94 constituencies) and November 7 (78 constituencies). The counting of votes will take place on November 10.