Politics Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Ashok Chavan, Ashish Shelar, Ajit Pawar among early voters Updated : October 21, 2019 05:43 PM IST Politicians, as well as members of the public, came out to exercise their democratic right in the morning despite rain in some parts of the state. Polling began on Monday morning in all 288 Assembly constituencies of Maharashtra where 3,237 candidates, including 235 women, are in the fray. 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.