Voter Helpline App (for Android)
हिंदी में देखें   |   Skip to main content   |   Screen Reader Access   |   A-   |   A+   |   Theme
Jump to content
  • Search In
    • More options...
    Find results that contain...
    Find results in...
    How to Search

Use the Advance Search of Election Commission of India website

Showing results for tags 'postal ballot'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Categories

  • Current Issues
  • Important Instructions
  • Tender
  • Press Releases
    • Press Releases 2018
    • Press Releases 2017
    • Press Releases 2016
    • Press Releases 2015
    • Press Releases 2014
    • Press Releases 2013
    • Press Releases 2012
    • Press Releases 2011
    • Press Releases 2010
    • Press Releases 2009
    • Press Releases 2008
    • Press Releases 2007
    • Press Releases 2006
    • Press Releases 2005
    • Press Releases 2004
    • Press Releases 2003
    • Press Releases 2002
    • Press Releases 2001
    • Press Releases 2000
    • Press Releases 1999
    • Press Releases 1998
  • Handbooks, Manuals, Model Check List
    • Handbooks
    • Manuals
    • Model Check List
    • Landmark Judgments
    • Archives
  • Compendium of Instructions
    • Compendium of Instructions (Archive)
  • Judicial Reference
    • Disqualification on the ground of -
    • List of disqualified Persons
    • Orders & Notices - Model Code of Conduct
    • Orders & Notices - Miscellaneous
  • EVM
    • EVM - Audio files
  • Candidate
    • Candidate Affidavits
    • Candidate Election Expenditure
    • Candidate Nomination and other Forms
  • Political Parties
    • Political Parties Registration
    • List of Political Parties
    • Election Symbol
    • Constitution of Political Parties
    • Organizational Election
    • Recognition/De-recognition of Parties
    • Dispute, Merger etc
    • Misc, Orders, Notices, etc
    • Transparency Guidelines
    • Current Instructions
    • Contribution Reports
    • Electoral Trust
    • Expenditure Reports
    • Annual Audit Report
    • Seizure Reports
  • General Elections
  • Assembly Elections
  • Bye Elections
  • Bye-Election Results
  • Presidential Election
  • Statistical Report
  • Library & Publication
  • My Vote Matters
  • Cyber Security Newsletter
  • Training Materials
  • Electoral Roll
  • Delimitation
  • Delimitation Website
  • International Cooperation
  • Best Sharing Portal
  • Election Manifestos
  • Rajbhasha
  • Communication
  • Cyber Security Awareness
  • Proposed Election Reforms
  • Observer Instructions
  • Overseas Electors
  • Affidavit Verification Reports
  • Other Resources
  • Archive

Categories

  • Elections
    • Election to the Council of States
    • Presidential Election
    • FAQs for ROs/DEOs
    • Election Machinery
    • Parliament
    • Delimitation of Constituencies
    • Contesting for Elections
    • Counting & Declaration of Result
  • Voter / Electors
    • Resident Electors
    • Overseas Electors
    • Service Voter
  • EVM
    • General Q/A
    • Security Features
  • Registration of Political Parties
  • Model Code of Conduct

Categories

  • EVM Awareness Films
  • EVM Training Films

Categories

  • Voter Helpline App
  • cVIGIL
  • Candidate Suvidha App
  • PwD App
  • Voter Turnout app

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Found 18 results

  1. 203 downloads

    General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Jharkhand 2019- Commission's Direction regarding transmission of postal ballot papers for service voters- electronically regarding
  2. 323 downloads

    Bye-Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, 2019. Commission's Direction regarding transmission of postal ballot papers for service voters electronically-ETPBs regarding.
  3. 275 downloads

    No. ECI/PN/101/2019 Dated: 28th October, 2019 PRESS NOTE Subject: Postal ballot facilities for Absentee voters of essential services, Senior citizens of more than 80 years and marked PwD electors Election Commission has been laying special emphasis to ensure that the electors who are also Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and senior citizens are facilitated in every way to ensure their wider participation in the electoral process. One of the standing items in the agenda for review by the Commission of the preparations of various States and UTs for the electoral process is facilitation of these categories besides other similarly placed categories. There are two aspects of this issue viz., the creation of requisite infrastructure and suitable legal framework to facilitate the process. On the legal side, after studying the needs of those citizens, who are unable to come to the polling stations due to the degree of their disability as well as those who are left out their due to engagements in various capacities in the discharge of essential services e.g., railways, state transports and aviation etc., the Commission made a recommendation to the Union Government (Ministry of Law and Justice) on 2nd September, 2019 and on 22 October 2019, the Central Government amended the Rules accordingly. Salient features of these amendments are as follows: A concept of ‘absentee voter’ has been introduced and defined for the elections; ‘absentee voter’ means a person belonging to such class of persons as may be notified, under clause (c) of section 60 of the Act, and who is employed in essential services as mentioned in the said notification, and includes an elector belonging to the class of senior citizen or persons with disability [rule 27 A (aa)]; ‘person with disability’ means a person flagged as person with disability in the data base for the electoral roll; ‘senior citizen’ for the purpose of this Part means an elector belonging to the class of absentee voters and is above 80 years of age; In case of an absentee voter, the application shall be made in Form 12D, and shall contain such particulars as specified therein, and shall be duly verified by the Nodal Officer for the absentee voter, other than senior citizen or persons with disability, which shall reach the Returning Officer within five days following the date of notification of election; in the case of absentee voter, postal ballot paper shall be returned to the centre provided for recording of vote under sub-rule(3) of rule 27F, subject to any direction that may be issued by the Election Commission in this behalf. These two categories of voters- senior citizen of more than 80 years of age and PwD electors marked in the electoral roll –will have now choice of voting either as absentee voter or as a regular voter on the poll day. If any of the electors belonging to these categories intends to vote early, then as per the amended Rule 27 C of the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961, he/she shall make an application in a new Form 12 D, which shall reach the Returning Officer within 5 days following the date of notification of election. After the receipt of such application, the elector will be issued a postal ballot paper, which shall be deposited in the specified centre after recording of vote. After the receipt of the notification, the Election Commission has started working on detailed guidelines and SoPs to facilitate the process of postal ballot paper for these identified categories of voters immediately. These guidelines will include the identification of such voters, the manner of outreach, the methods of collection as well as voting in the specified centres in each constituency. The Commission is also taking a number of steps including personal contact under its SVEEP initiatives to make the electors aware of this new facility so that such electors can exercise their voting right in the manner they intend to do. The Election Commission is committed to ensure the ease of voting to all such categories of electors. With this new initiative, the Commission is sure that the senior citizens of more than 80 years of age and the PwD electors will have the choice of exercising their right to franchise from their homes. However, such voters have both the choices available either voting through postal ballot by following due procedure or going to the polling station on polling day for voting to exercise their electoral rights in the largest democracy in the world.
  4. 234 downloads

    Postal ballot voting facility for senior citizens and PWDs who wish to vote through postal ballot-- Commission's Notification regarding
  5. 179 downloads

    Postal ballot facility for the categories of Senior Citizen and Persons with Disabilities-Direction and guidelines-reg.
  6. 497 downloads

    Commission's Direction dated 9th October, 2019 issued by the Commission in terms of second proviso to sub-rule (1) of Rule 23 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961,laying down the manner of transmitting postal ballot papers electronically for transmission of postal ballots for service voters at the current General Elections to the State Legislative Assemblies of Haryana & Maharashtra, bye elections to 51 Assembly Constituencies(as per Annexure-I) of 18 States and bye-elections from 23-Samastipur(SC) Parliamentary Constituency in the State of Bihar & 45-Satara Parliamentary Constituency in the State of Maharashtra.
  7. Version 1.0.0

    1,277 downloads

    SOP for Counting of Service Voters using ETPBS Note: Scanning of QR Codes should be done in sequence without fail. Form 13-C should be scanned first, followed by both the QR Code on Form 13-A and then Form 13-B of the same postal ballot. Sequence of QR Code scanning should not be change under any circumstances. Step 1: The Outer covers (Form 13-C) which is having QR Code on lower right hand side, it will be read by the QR Code Reader and necessary valid checks will be performed for possible duplicates and verification of the service voter. A unique serial number will be provided by the computer. This serial number will also be manually marked by RO on the envelope being verified. Step 2: If no duplicate and correct verification is found, then only outer envelope (Form 13-C) will be open. Step 3: Open the outer cover (Form 13-C) and take out the two documents which are required to be found inside. The first one is declaration (Form 13-A) and the second one is inner cover (Form 13-B) containing the postal ballot paper. Step 4: RO should take out the declaration from Outer Envelope, Form 13-A and the inner cover in Form 13-B. Step 5: Now scan two QR Codes on Form 13-A one by one and after that scan the QR Code which is on lower right side on Form 13-B. Step 6: Note down the Sl. No. generated in all the above Covers. Step 7: If the QR Code reading does not raise any anomaly, keep Form 13B envelope and the Declaration back in Form 13C envelope and keep the envelope in a tray meant for valid Envelopes to be taken up for counting. If the QR Code reading indicates any discrepancy such as the documents not being genuine or multiple copies of the document have been received, such envelopes shall be kept in a separate tray meant for rejected envelopes. In the case of rejection of envelope/documents on QR code reading, the ARO in-charge of the team should see and satisfy himself about the discrepancy shown in QR code reading that results in rejection.
  8. 1,395 downloads

    General Elections to the House of the People, 2019 and General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and bye elections to 37 Assembly Constituencies of 12 States to be held simultaneously - Commission's Direction regarding transmission of postal ballot papers for service voters, electronically. The Direction dated 20th March, 2019 issued by the Commission in terms of second proviso to sub-rule (1) of Rule 23 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, laying down the manner of transmitting postal ballot papers electronically for transmission of postal ballots for service voters at the current General Elections to the House of the People, 2019, State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and bye elections to 37 Assembly Constituencies (as per Annexure-I) of 12 States. You are requested to forward copy of the Direction to the Returning Officers for electronic transmission of postal ballot papers to the service voters. This may also be communicated to District Election Officers and the other election authorities. The contesting candidates should also be briefed by Returning Officers IDistrict Election Officers in this regard.
  9. 507 downloads

    Postal ballot papers returned undelivered - procedure to be followed. (Bilingual)
  10. 367 downloads

    Particulars to be printed on the postal ballot papers-reg.
  11. 140 downloads

    Counting of postal ballots – additional instructions
  12. 123 downloads

    Voting through postal ballots – additional instructions for more transparency- regarding.
  13. 22 downloads

    Format for recording tally of Postal ballot papers- regarding.
  14. 10 downloads

    Counting of postal ballots – additional instructions
  15. 11 downloads

    Voting through postal ballots – additional instructions for more transparency- regarding.
  16. 11 downloads

    Counting of postal ballots – additional instructions
  17. 882 downloads

    Check List for Postal Ballots General Elections 2014

ECI Main Website

ECI Main websiteThe Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India. The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act. 

Voter Helpline App

Voter HelplineDownload our NEW Mobile App 'Voter Helpline' from Play Store. The Android App 'Voter Helpline' provides you easy searching of your name in Electoral Roll, filling up online forms, knowing about Elections, and most importantly, lodging grievance. You will have access to everything about Election Commission of India. You can view the latest Press release, Current News, Events, Gallery and much more. You can also track your form application and status of your grievance. Click here to download. Don't forget to give your feedback from the link provided within the Application.

×
×
  • Create New...