Presidential election 2017: How are the votes calculated?

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Number theory

A look at the total value of the votes for this Presidential poll
The electoral college comprises all Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs and all the members of the 31 legislative assemblies. 

Total electors for the Presidential election, 2017

Total electors (MLAs + MPs) = 4896050010001500200025003000350040004500

MLAs
MPs

Value of an MLA vote

549495
(Total population of State or UT) / (Total number of MLAs) x 1000

Value of an MP vote

708
Total value of MLA votes / Total number of MPs ( 549495/776) 
549495

Total value of MLA votes

776
The sum of elected members of both the Houses of Parliament 
Lok Sabha (543) + Rajya Sabha (233) 

Total value of votes of 776 members of the Parliament

549408

One MP vote x Total number of MPs
(708×776)

Total value of votes of all the 4896 electors

5,49,495

Total value of MLA votes
5,49,408
Total value of votes of 776 MPs
10,98,903

549495 + 549408


Source: xaam.in

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