How Can You Vote in Indian Elections 2019?

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What is the voting process at polling booth?

How to check your name on voter list?

What can serve as identity proof?

What are the election dates?

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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). Subscribe “The National TV” for such valuable news and updates.

How to vote: What is the voting process at polling booth?

# The polling official will check your name on the voter list and check your ID proof.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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
# Mobile phones, cameras or any other gadget is not allowed inside a polling booth


How to vote: How to check your name on voter list?

# Logging on to
# 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

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What can serve as identity proof?

# EPIC (Voter ID card)
# Passport
# 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

What are the election dates?

Phase 1 – 11th Apr
Phase 2 – 18th April
Phase 3 – 23rd April
Phase 4 – 29th April
Phase 5 – 6th May
Phase 6 – 12th May
Phase 7 – 19th May

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