There are over 15 candidates in the fray from each constituency and each EVM can accommodate names of only 16 candidates.
Moily is now seeking to do a hat-trick like his predecessors RL Jalappa and Krishna Rao. It is not easy for Moily though this time around.
Muniswamy has been a low-profile but active low-rung BJP leader in Bengaluru confined to his municipal ward of Kadugodi.
The Congress and JD(S) have been like chalk and cheese, and have traditionally fought each other in every election.
Only seven women are contesting as independents in 14 constituencies, as against 126 men.
As on March 23, the cell received 163 complaints through letters and emails. Most of the complaints were against government officials accusing them of not being neutral in their work.
The presence of three other Sumalathas is being seen as an attempt by the ruling JDS-Congress combine to confuse voters.
Tejasvi Surya will be fighting against Congress veteran BK Hariprasad who was defeated by Ananth Kumar in 1999.
The procedural guidelines are being prepared in consultation with lake experts and the state government.
According to Election Commission data, of the 487 complaints registered in the last 10 days in Karnataka, 368 were found to be fake.
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