How To Vote #India Best Ways to Vote 2021
Election commission of India offers online voter registration for Indian citizens who have attained the age of 18 on the qualifying date (1st of January of the year of revision of electoral roll). Citizen, can enroll himself/herself as General Voter and fill Form 6 online at National Voters’ Service Portal. Registered voters should also check their enrollment status
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Voter Registration Status #india
Visit https://electoralsearch.in/ to see if you are registered to vote. If your name appears in the list, you are eligible to vote, otherwise you need to register to vote. Visit https://voterportal.eci.gov.in/ for voter registration. Also, you can use Voter Helpline App to verify your name in Electoral Roll or register online.
Register online to Vote
- General Voters need to fill Form 6 (Link to online form). This form is also for ‘First time voters’ and ‘voters who have shifted to another constituency’
- NRI Voter need to fill form 6A (Link to online form)
- For Deletion or Objection in electoral roll fill form 7 (link to online form)
- Please fill Form 8 (Link to online form) for any change in (Name, Photo, Age, EPIC Number, Address, Date of birth, Age, Name of relative, Type of relation, Gender).
- In case of shifting from one place of residence to another place of residence within the same constituency please fill Form 8A (Link to online form).
Deadlines and Key Dates
Voter list is continuously updated till the last date of filing of nominations by the candidate.
Requirements for registering to vote
You can enroll as a Voter if you:
- are an Indian citizen.
- have attained the age of 18 years on the qualifying date i.e. 1st of January of the year of revision of electoral roll.
- are ordinarily resident of the part/polling area of the constituency where you want to be enrolled.
- are not disqualified to be enrolled as an elector.
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- You can also enroll offline. Fill two copies of Form 6.This form is also available free of cost in offices of Electoral Registration Officers / Assistant Electoral Registration Officers and Booth Level Officers.
- The application accompanied by copies of the relevant documents can be filed in person before the concerned Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer or sent by post addressed to him or can be handed over to the Booth Level Officer of your polling area.
- Call 1950 for any help. For more information read the Voter Brochure on https://ecisveep.nic.in/
How to vote in #India Elections: Voting process, timings, and how to find polling booth in Elections 2021
How to Vote #India, Voting Timings: Fourteen seats in #india,
in Rajasthan, seven each in West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five in Bihar and four in Jharkhand will go to polls in the fifth phase, in addition to Ladakh and Anantnag constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir.
How to vote in #India Elections 2019: Voting Process, Timings, and How to Find Polling Booth
How to Vote in Elections 2019: Re-polling will be conducted in five polling booths for three Assembly and five Lok Sabha segments in three districts of Andhra Pradesh (How to vote #India.
The fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections will see voting across seven states and 51 constituencies. Fourteen seats in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Rajasthan, seven each in West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five in Bihar and four in Jharkhand will go to polls, in addition to Ladakh and Anantnag constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir.
Besides, re-polling will be conducted in five polling booths for three Assembly and five Lok Sabha segments in three districts of Andhra Pradesh.
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You can vote only if your name appears in the Voter List (also known as Electoral Roll). Voters can find information on polling booths, contesting candidates, election dates and timings, identity cards and electronic voting machines (EVM).
How to vote: What is the voting process at polling booth? (How to vote #india)
The polling official will check your name on the voter list and check your ID proof (How to vote #india).
The official will ink your finger, give you a slip and take your signature on a register (Form 17A).
You will have to deposit the slip at the third polling official and show your inked finger and then proceed to the polling booth (How to vote #india).
Record your vote by pressing the ballot button opposite the symbol of the candidate of your choice on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM); You will hear a beep sound (How to vote #india).
Check the slip that appears in the transparent window of the VVPAT machine. The slip with the Candidate serial No., Name and Symbol shall be visible for 7 seconds before it drops in the sealed VVPAT box (How to vote #india).
You can press NOTA, None of the Above, if you don’t like any candidate; it’s the last button on the EVM.
For more information, please see the Voter Guide on http://ecisveep.nic.in/
Mobile phones, cameras or any other gadget is not allowed inside a polling booth (How to vote #india).
How to vote: How to check your name on voter list? (How to vote #india)
Logging on to electoralsearch.in
Calling the Voter Helpline 1950 (please add your STD code before dialling)
SMS space to 1950 (EPIC stands for Electors Photo Identity Card also commonly known as Voter ID card). Example – If your EPIC is 12345678 then sms ECI 12345678 to 1950
Download Voter Helpline App, How to vote #india
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Candidate list
Voters can visit Candidate Affidavit Portal (click here) or download the Voter Helpline App (click here) to see the list of candidates. Please note this data is updated as affidavits are filed by candidates.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: How to vote in India
How to find your polling booth
Voters can go to electoralsearch.in or use Voter Helpline App to find their polling booth
Voters can call the Voter Helpline, the number is 1950 (please add your STD code before dialling)
For Polling station location SMS space to 1950
How to use EVM while voting?
EVM stands for Electronic Voting Machine and VVPAT stands for Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT). Click to see video for how to vote using EVM VVPAT. #india
What can serve as identity proof? (How to vote #india)
- EPIC (Voter ID card)
- Driving License
- Service Identity Cards with photograph issued to employees by Central/State Govt./PSUs/Public Limited Companies
- Passbooks with photograph issued by Bank/Post Office
- PAN Card
- Smart Card issued by RGI under NPR
- MNREGA Job Card (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee)
- Health Insurance Smart Card issued under the scheme of Ministry of Labour
- Pension document with photograph
- Official identity cards issued to MPs/MLAs/MLCs
- Aadhaar Card
- EC counters fake news on EVM, VVPAT (How to vote #india)
Meanwhile, the Election Commission took note of the wrong information on social media that “while voting, voters should keep #EVM button pressed till the slip comes out on the #VVPAT”. Taking to Twitter, the poll watchdog said, “Some mischievous elements have posted wrong information on social media that while voting, voters should keep #EVM button pressed till the slip comes out on the #VVPAT. Please see the correct information. #LokSabhaElections2019.”
Just in case you need to know, these are the steps to vote: (How to vote #india)
- Upon pressing the candidate button on EVM, the red LED light will glow after which the voter should remove his finger from the button.
- The VVPAT slip will start printing, stay visible for around 7 seconds after which it will get cut and fall into the collection box and a loud beep will be heard indicating the vote has been successfully cast.
- However, if the voter continues to keep the candidate button pressed, it will neither help nor cause any harm to the EVM.