23 per cent polling was recorded up to 1 pm in Anantnag assembly segment on Wednesday, said an official.
The voting began at 7 am.
Out of 19174 votes polled upto 1.00 p.m, 10868 are male voters and 83056 are female voters.
The total number of registered voters in Anantnag Assembly segment is 84067 including 42840 males and 41227 females.
There are 102 polling stations in the constituency.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is contesting elections from Anantnag to enter the state legislature — a mandatory requirement for any chief minister of the state to fulfil within six months of being sworn in.