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Q1. What is an Electronic Voting machine? In what way its functioning is different from the conventional system of voting?
Ans. An Electronic Voting Machine consists of two Units – a Control Unit and a Balloting Unit – joined by a five-meter cable. The Control Unit is with the Presiding Officer or a Polling Officer and the Balloting Unit is placed inside the voting compartment. Instead of issuing a ballot paper, the Polling Officer in-charge of the Control Unit will press the Ballot Button. This will enable the voter to cast his vote by pressing the blue button on the Balloting Unit against the candidate and symbol of his choice.

Q2. When was the EVM first introduced in elections?
Ans. EVMs manufactured in 1989-90 were used on experimental basis for the first time in 16 Assembly Constituencies in the States of Madhya Pradesh (5), Rajasthan (5) and NCT of Delhi (6) at the General Elections to the respective Legislative Assemblies held in November, 1998.

Q3. How can EVMs be used in areas where there is no electricity?
Ans. EVMs run on an ordinary 6 volt alkaline battery manufactured by Bharat Electronics Ltd., Bangalore and Electronic Corporation of India Ltd., Hyderabad. Therefore, even in areas with no power connections, EVMs can be used.

Q4. What is the maximum number of votes which can be cast in EVMs?
Ans. EVMs can record a maximum of 3840 votes. As normally the total number of electors in a polling station will not exceed 1500, the capacity of EVMs is more than sufficient.

Q5. What is the maximum number of candidates which EVMs can cater to?
Ans. EVMs can cater to a maximum of 64 candidates. There is provision for 16 candidates in a Balloting Unit. If the total number of candidates exceeds 16, a second Balloting Unit can be linked parallel to the first Balloting Unit. Similarly, if the total number of candidates exceeds 32, a third Balloting Unit can be attached and if the total number of candidates exceeds 48, a fourth Balloting Unit can be attached to cater to a maximum of 64 candidates.

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  1. Voter ID cards were applied for self, my wife & son. Earlier against complaint 1666535140, it was advised to visit meeseva for taking print. Visited meeseva, they were asking for the epic nos to enable them to provide the print out. Hence it is requested to please furnish the needful.

  2. I along with my family have applied to amend the residential address on Voter ID Card (Submission Form No 8 along with Residential address, copy of Adhara card ) through on line, but voter ID cards have not yet been Received).In this connection I have fwd a complaint through email. They have given complaint ID No. 2556665510 through SMS on my mobile on dt 29 Jan 2017. It is once again requested to deliver my Voter ID Card before election date 11 Feb 2017 so that my family will cast their vote at Agra City (U.P.).

  3. I applied for Color Voter ID Card.
    My complaint ID No is 6700616464.
    I need status.

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