Voting in both the states will be held in a single phase: 
• Polling for Assembly Elections in Maharashtra and Haryana: October 21
• Counting of Votes and Results: October 24
• Issue of notification: September 27
• Last date of nomination: October 4
• Scrutiny of nomination: October 5
• Last day of withdrawal of candidature: October 7

The polling in both states- Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 21, Counting and Results on October 24. The voting in both the states will be held in single phase. 

During his address, CEC Sunil Arora appealed to the candidates to avoid the use of plastic during poll campaigning. Arora added saying that special security arrangements will be made for LWE affected areas in Gadchiroli and Gondia in Maharashtra. "Election campaigns impose an environmental cost upon us. We appeal to political parties to avoid use of plastic and use only environment-friendly material in their campaigns", he said.

Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil Arora: Haryana has 1.82 crore registered voters and Maharashtra has 8.94 crore voters.

During his address, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that 90 seats of Haryana and 288 of Maharashtra will go to polls this year. 

While addressing media on Maharashtra and Haryana state Assembly elections, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that every new election, there are new insights and learning for the future. 

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora begins briefing media on poll dates of Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 on Saturday. 

Once the ECI announces the dates, Model Code of Conduct (MCC) will come into force in both states. This means the current governments in both the states cannot make any fresh announcements, roll out out new schemes or influence the voters in any manner using its authority of office.In 2014, the ECI had announced the dates for the two state Assembly elections on September 12. The voting had taken place on October 15 and results were out by October 19

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is scheduled to convene a press conference on Saturday at 12 noon. The poll panel is all set to announce the dates for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections 2019.

New Delhi, September 21: All eyes will be on the Election Commission of India (ECI) as the poll panel will announce the dates for Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana at 12 noon on Saturday. The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) will come into force after the announcement of dates. This means the current state governments in both the states will not be able to make any fresh announcements or roll out new schemes. Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 Dates & Schedule: Single-Phase Polls on October 21, Results on Oct 24, Says ECI.

The term of 288-member Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9 while that of the 90-member Haryana assembly expires on November 2. It must be noted that in the outgoing Maharashtra house, the BJP had 122, Shiv Sena 63, Congress 42 and Nationalist Congress Party 41 and others 20. Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 Dates & Schedule: Polls to be Held on October 21, Results on October 24, Says ECI.

In Haryana, the BJP-led Manohar Lal Khattar government is currently in power. In the 2014 polls in the state, the BJP had won 47 seats, while the Congress managed to win only 15 seats. For the polls this year, the BJP has already kick-started the poll bugle in the state with a Jan Ashirwad Yatra.  

In the last assembly elections in 2014, the ECI had announced the dates for the two state Assembly elections on September 12. The voting had taken place on October 15 while the counting of votes and results were announced on October 19.