Voting And Counting Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers Regarding Voting And Counting, directly from MahaSEC
If I have not received my voting card yet, can I vote by showing my Aadhaar card?
Yes. But It is Mandatory to Have a Name on Electoral Roll.
I have a voting card, can he vote for me?
No. Though you have E-PIC With You It Is Mandatory to Have A name in Electoral Roll
Who is responsible for counting the votes and announcing the results?
Who casts their vote at the polling station?
The Presiding Officer along with polling officers conducts polls at the polling station.
On polling day, can a person vote with the consent of that person instead of another person?
No. On the day of poll no one can vote in the name of another even with his consent. If he does so it would amount to impersonation which is an offence.
Can anyone vote more than once? Suppose (accidentally) his name is registered in more than one place?
No, no one can vote more than once even if his name is included in more than one place. If he does so he will be guilty of impersonation.