The Assembly Election 2022 will take place in Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Manipur, Punjab, and Uttarakhand, will vote over seven phases starting February 10, with the counting of votes scheduled for March 10, despite a large increase in Covid cases. The elections will be held in February and March this year. Here’s How to Vote #india in Election 2022.
Who can Vote?
According to the Election Commission of India, citizens of India are eligible to become voters under the following conditions:
1 Every citizen who is 18 years old on the qualifying date (January 1 of the year in case) unless disqualified is eligible to be enrolled.
2 The applicant must be a citizen of India.
3 The applicant must be a resident of the electoral district in which they wish to be enrolled.
How To Register To Vote #India
The election commission of India offers online voter registration for Indian citizens who have attained the age of 18 on the qualifying date (January 1 of the year of revision of electoral roll). At the National Voters’ Service Portal, citizens can register as General Voters and fill out Form 6 online.
Step 1: Log on to our voter portal https://voterportal.eci.gov.in .
Step 2: Register by entering an email ID
Step 3: Verify your email id by receiving mail.
Step 4: Create a password for your account.
Step 5: You need to answer whether you already have a Voter ID or not.
Step 6: Upload one passport size color photo in the space mentioned.
Step 7: Select your age or date of birth and upload the proof of age.
Step 8: Enter your full name, gender, and disability if any(optional).
Step 9: Enter your family member’s name and select relationship type.
Step 10: Enter your address details and upload the proof of residence.
Step 11: Read the declaration and accept.
Step 12: Check & preview the filled information.
Step 13: Get the reference number for the submitted application.
How to Check Voter Registration Status
1. Visit https://electoralsearch.in/ to see if you are registered to vote.
2. Fill in your details ether by details or EPIC No. (Voter ID card)
3. If your name appears in the list, you are eligible to vote, otherwise, you need to register to vote by following the above method.
How to register to vote offline
1 You can also enroll without going online. Fill two copies of Form 6. This form is also accessible for free from Electoral Registration Officers, Assistant Electoral Registration Officers, and Booth Level Officers’ offices.
2 The application, along with copies of the appropriate documents, can be lodged in person with the concerned Electoral Registration Officer / Assistant Electoral Registration Officer, sent to him, or handed over to your polling area’s Booth Level Officer.
3 The applicant must submit two passport-size pictures, as well as a photocopy of a family member’s voter identification card if you need assistance, dial 1950.
Downloads all offline applications
1 (Form001) Application for Issue of replacement of voter ID
2 (Form6A) Application for inclusion of name in Electoral Roll by an overseas Indian elector
3 (Form6) Application for inclusion of name in Electoral Roll
4 (Form7) Application for objecting inclusion of name in electoral roll or seeking deletion of name from Electoral Roll
5 (Form8A) Application for transposition of entry from one part of the electoral roll to another part of the electoral roll of a constituency
6 (Form8) Application for correction to particulars entered in Electoral Roll
# Additionally, You can directly submit a manual application to BLO, AERO, or ERO.
Note: Fill out the form and submit it with your Aadhar card, a document proving your date of birth, and your graduation certificate. If any of these documents are not available, you must provide an affidavit explaining why.
What can be used as identity proof?
Voter identification is now required at the polls, according to the ECI. To vote, you must present your ECI-issued Voter ID Card or any other form of identification approved by the ECI.
# 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
How to vote if you are Covid positive?
Those are positive with Covid at the time of the upcoming elections. The Election Commission will allow people to vote remotely via postal ballots by marking their preferences on ballot papers given to them and returning them to the election officer before the votes are counted—via post, electronically, or by hand.
This service will be offered to Covid-affected people and senior citizens over the age of 80 and people with disabilities during the Assembly elections.
The country is hosting the largest election in its history. Citizens of India have the opportunity to vote in seven stages. A valid voter ID card, voter slip, or photo ID proof is required in each of them. After that, sign Form 17a and wait for the counting to be completed. Officials will check your voter ID after you have cast your ballot. They’ll smear ink on your finger and ask for your signature.