Politics Karnataka bypolls: 165 candidates in fray, Congress, BJP both have 15 candidates Updated : November 22, 2019 08:39 AM IST Fifty-three out of total 218 validly nominated candidates have withdrawn their nominations till Thursday, the last day to do so, with highest number of 11 withdrawals in Hunsur constituency. There are about 37,77,970 eligible voters in 15 constituencies going for polls, among them 19,25,529 are men, 18,52,027 are women, and 414 others. Among the 15 constituencies going to bypolls, 12 were held by Congress and three by JD(S). Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.