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THIRTEENTH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, 2007
The term of the eleventh President Sh. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was to expire on 24-07-2007. The Thirteenth Presidential Election (as the first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was elected twice) was to be held before that date.
Shri P.D.T. Achary, Secretary-General, Lok Sabha.
ASSTT. RETURNING OFFICERS
Two Joint Secretaries in the Lok Sabha Secretariat and the Secretary of each State Legislative Assembly along with one Officer of the rank of Addl. Secy./Joint Secy./ Deputy Secretary of State Assemblies including NCT of Delhi and the UT of Pondicherry.
1. Notified on 16-06-2007
2. Last date for making nomination 30-06-2007
3. Scrutiny of Nominations on 02-07-2007
4. Last date for withdrawal 04-07-2007
5. Date of Poll 19-07-2007 (10 A.M. to 5.P.M.)
6. Counting of votes 21-07-2007
The Electoral College consisted of elected members of Lok Sabha , Rajya Sabha  and 30 State Legislative Assemblies  including NCT of Delhi and UT of Pondicherry. Thus the total electors were 4896.
NO. OF VOTES FOR EACH MEMBER
Each Member of Parliament had 708 votes and the number of votes for each Member of the State Legislative Assemblies differed from State to State on 1971 census.
|Sl. No||CANDIDATE||VOTES POLLED|
|1.||Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil||6,38,116|
|2.||Sh. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat||3,31,306|
Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil was declared elected by the Returning Officer on 21st July, 2007. She assumed office on 25th July 2007.