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ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
ELECTION-2014 Tips for polling  Officers in India.
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  • 1. WELCOME TO MASTER TRAINERS
  • 2. ELECTION PROCEDURES
  • 3. I. NOTIFICATION II. NOMINATION III. SCRUTINY AND ALLOTMENT OF SYMBOLS IV. BALLOT PAPERS V. COMMISSIONING OF E.V.M VI. ARRANGEMENTS FOR POLL VII. CONDUCT OF POLL VIII. COUNTING OF VOTES IX. A/C OF ELECTION EXPENSES
  • 4. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 5. 1. ACQUAINT RULES AND PROCEDURES DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL 3. BEFORE THE POLL 4. DURIBG THE POLL 5. At the end of the poll
  • 6. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 7. a. Constitution of India DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. ACQUAINT RULES AND PROCEDURES b. Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 c. Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 d. Election Symbols (Reservation and allotment) order 1968 e. Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order f. Indian Penal Code 1860
  • 8. I. ACQUAINT THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL IV. DURING THE POLL V. END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS
  • 9. Attend all rehearsal and Training Classes Modus operandi of EVMClarification of doubts DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF MASTER TRAINERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs I. ACQUAINT THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES
  • 10. 1. Arrival at the Distribution Centre 2. FIND YOUR TEAM. 3. 3. FIND YOUR COUNTER. 4. Itinerary to and from the PS 5. Collect and check Polling Materials. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF MASTER TRAINERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
  • 11. 1. Arrival at the Distribution Centre 2. Identification of polling station 3. Familiarizing the Polling Team 4. Itinerary to and from the PS 5. Collection of Polling Materials. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF MASTER TRAINERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
  • 12. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE CONTROL UNIT BALLOTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 13. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE CONTROL UNIT BALLOTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 14. READY LAMP AND BUSY LAMP CONTROL UNIT BALLTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 15. Marked copy of Electoral roll Register of Voters (17 A) Voters Slip Indelible ink Tendered Ballot paper Arrow cross mark Self inking pad Metal seal Copy of specimen signature of candidate / Election agent MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 16. 16 Point Report as per Annexure XV Paper seal Strip Seal Presiding Officer’s Diary, Declaration etc Sample of EVM Balloting Unit Copy of Order No.51/8/7/2008/EMS(Inst.II) dt.11.8.08 Address tag Special tag MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 17. A detailed list of polling materials incorporated in Annexure V of Presiding Officers Hand Book. MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  • 18. 6. ARRANGEMENT OF POLLING STATION a. Set up of PS (Slogans / Photo etc should be covered or removed) b. Set up of Voting Compartment c. Display of Notices. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
  • 19. 6. ARRANGEMENT OF POLLING STATION The cable is of length 5m. The distance between BU&CU should not exceed 3m. The PO should be able to view every activity in the PS. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
  • 20. I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL IV. DURING THE POLL V. END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 21. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 22. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 23. 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 1st POLLING OFFICER 2nd POLLING OFFICER 3rd POLLING OFFICER DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 24. 1ST POLLING OFFICER In charge of marked copy Verification of identity of Electors Read out serial No and entry of the elector in the electoral roll DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
  • 25. 1ST POLLING OFFICER DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs Marking in the Photo Electoral Roll PB 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
  • 26. Minor errors in the EPIC and Electoral roll may be ignored and over looked. 1ST POLLING OFFICER 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
  • 27. 2nd POLLING OFFICER Issuance of Voters slip In charge of Register of Voters In charge of indelible ink Obtain Signature or Thumb Impression of each elector From the upper tip of the nail to th bottom of the 1st joint 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
  • 28. In charge of Control Unit Ensuring indelible ink mark These duties can be performed by the presiding Office where the number of Electors is small. 3rd POLLING OFFICER 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Activating the Balloting Unit 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
  • 29. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 30. Appointment letter in Form No.10 Appointment by candidate or his election agent Revocation by candidate or his election agent Compare specimen signature in case of any doubt Pass for polling agents 2.Appointment of Election Agents 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 31. TIONS OF POs ELECTION AGENTS. One agent for min 2hrs at a time. Should bear EPIC/appointment letter/PAS Not to be allowed to go with electoral rol
  • 32. Seating of polling agents 1. Candidates recognized by the National Parties 2. Candidates recognized by the State Parties . Candidates recognized by State Parties of other States who have been permitted to use their reserved symbols in the constituency. 4. Candidates of registered unrecognized parties 5. Independent candidates 2.Appointment of Election Agents 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  • 33. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 34. 3. Preparation of EVM Press the latch Pull out the cover
  • 35. Connect Balloting Unit and Control Unit with connecting cable 3. Preparation of EVM
  • 36. Switch on Power using Toggle Switch 3. Preparation of EVM
  • 37. Close the Rear Compartment 3. Preparation of EVM
  • 38. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Mock Poll 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
  • 39. MOCK POLL Set to zero (0) by clearing the machine Press “Ballot” button. Busy lamp in the display section will glow RED Simultaneously, the ready lamp in the balloting unit will also start glowing GREEN
  • 40. Ask any polling agent to press any of the candidate’s button on the balloting unit Then the ready lamp on the balloting unit will go off. MOCK POLL
  • 41. Simultaneously the candidate’s lamp near the button will start glowing RED Also a ‘beep’ sound will be heard from the control unit MOCK POLL
  • 42. After a few seconds, the red light near the Candidate’s name, red light in the busy lamp and the beep sound will go off This indicates the recording of vote in the Control Unit MOCK POLL
  • 43. Repeat the process with the remaining agents Press “Total” button for tallying the total votes polled At the end of mock poll, press “CLOSE” button MOCK POLL
  • 44. Next press “Result” button Then the display panel will show the result Next press “Clear” button and show the count zero (0) to the agents Certificate of Mock poll MOCK POLL
  • 45. 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers 2. Appointment of Election Agents 3. Preparation of EVM 4. Start Mock Poll before I hr of POLL. 5. Sealing of EVM III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL-6 AM
  • 46. Give Mock Poll certificate to the agents. Show Marked copy of electors to the agents. Show the Register of voters to the agents. , Ensure transparency
  • 47. Signatures of Presiding Officer and Polling Agents on the paper seal Verification of signatures of agents. SEALING OF EVM
  • 48. Fixing of Green Paper Seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 49. Front side Back side Signature of PO and Candidate or Agent Special Tag Should be sealed using Twine thread SEALING OF EVM
  • 50. Election To: (Lok Sabha or Legislative Assembly) From: (No. and Name of) Constituency Control Unit/ Balloting Unit No.: (ID number) Serial No. & Name of Polling Station Where Used ……..…….… … Date of Poll:……………………………………… Closing and Sealing of outer cover of result section Attach address tag SEALING OF EVM
  • 51. Strip seal A B D Front side C Back side SEALING OF EVM
  • 52. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 53. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 54. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 55. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 56. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 57. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 58. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  • 59. I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL IV. DURING THE POLL V. END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 60. 1.Commencement of poll DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs IV. DURING THE POLL 4. Other important functions 2. Admission into the Polling Station 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 61. c. Declaration by the Presiding Officer b. At the stroke of the hour fixed a. Warning about secrecy of voting d. Precautions about indelible ink e. Maintenance of register of voters in form No.17 A f. Maintenance of PO’s Diary g. Maintenance of visitors sheet h. Entry of voters to PS to be regulated DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs IV. DURING THE POLL 1.Commencement of poll
  • 62. Separate Queues for men and women Infirm/ Women voters with babies in arms may be given precedence DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs h. Entry of voters to PS to be regulated IV. DURING THE POLL 1.Commencement of poll
  • 63. 1.Commencement of poll DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions 2. Admission into the Polling Station 3. Enforcement of Election Law IV. DURING THE POLL
  • 64. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS WHO CAN ENTER.
  • 65. 1.Electors. 2. Polling Officers. 3.Candidate/Election Agent/Polling Agent. 4. Public Servants on duty. 5.Persons authorised by EC. 6.Helper to blind/inform voter. 7.Child in arms of elector. 8.Other helpers at special occasions specially authorised by PO DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS WHO CAN ENTER.
  • 66. 1.Separate queue for men and women. 2.No entry to persons who are not specially authorised by ECI. 3.No photo graph of recording vote by elector. 4.No entry to police without request by PO. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS REGULATION OF ENTRY.
  • 67. 1.EPIC . 2.Slip fro the BLO. 3. Other proof declared by commission. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Proof.
  • 68. The electors The Polling Officials Each candidate, his election agent and one polling agent of each candidate at a time Persons authorized by the Election Commission Public Servants on duty Child in arms accompanying an elector A person accompanying a blind or an infirm voter Identifying officers DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 2. Admission into the Polling Station
  • 69. 1.Commencement of poll DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions 2. Admission into the Polling Station 3. Enforcement of Election Law IV. DURING THE POLL
  • 70. 200 M.
  • 71. a. Declaration of Elector about his age Obtain declaration as in annexure X Inform the penal provision in section 31 of the R.P.Act Imprisonment for one year or fine or both DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 72. b. Maintenance of secrecy Violation of maintenance of secrecy is punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or fine or with both as per section128 of the Representation of People Act , 1951. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 73. c. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS Canvassing of Votes Soliciting the vote of any elector Persuading any elector not to vote for any particular candidate DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 74. c. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS Persuading any elector not to vote at the election Exhibiting any notice or sign relating to the election --are punishable under section 130 of the RP Act. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 75. d. Other offences Disorderly conduct in or near PS (section 131) Misconduct at the PS (section 132) Failure to observe procedure for voting (section 132 A) Illegal hiring or procuring of conveyance (section 133) Breaches of Election duty (section 134) Going armed to or near PS (section 134 B) Booth capturing (section 135 A) DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 76. Smoking to be prohibited inside the PS Polling agents are not permitted to bring mobile phones inside the PS Photography prohibited inside the PS Wearing of badges/emblem etc bearing the names of candidate Political leaders or Symbols etc are prohibited. Impersonation is punishable under the Indian Penal Code d. Other offences DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 77. 1.Commencement of poll DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs IV. DURING THE POLL 4. Other important functions 2. Admission into the Polling Station 3. Enforcement of Election Law
  • 78. PO’s entry in Voting Compartment during Poll Voting of blind and infirm voters Adjournment or stoppage of Poll Tendered Vote DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 79. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. CHALLENGED VOTE.
  • 80. Challenged Votes Challenge Fee Rs 2 PO conducts Summary enquiry Burden of proof Return/ forfeiture of challenge fee. Record in form 14 DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 81. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. REFUSAL TO OBSERVE VOTING PROCEDURE.
  • 82. Refusal to observe voting procedure Withdraw and cancel voters slip Inscribe the fact in Register of Voters Put signature below the entry in the remarks column Never change the Sl.No in 17 A DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 83. TIONS OF POs4. ELECTORS DECIDE NOT TO VOTE.
  • 84. TIONS OF POs4
  • 85. Electors deciding not to vote Never change the Sl.No in 17 A Shall not Compell to cast his vote Inscribe “Refused to Vote” in remarks column of register of voters (17 A) Signature Or thumb impression of the elector against the entry DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 86. USE OF NEW VOTING MACHINE Read out a further Declaration in part II of Annexure VII DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 87. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS VOTER ASSISTANCE.
  • 88. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS VOTER ASSISTANCE. BLA cannot act as a companion. A companion is permitted to help only one voter. Age not less than 18 yrs. Can enter the voting compartment along with the elector to vote on hs behalf.
  • 89. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS VOTER ASSISTANCE.
  • 90. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions VOTER ASSISTANCE BOOTH CANDIDATE’S ELECTION BOOTH NRI VOTER VOTING BY PROXY (CSV)
  • 91. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions VOTING BY PROXY (CSV) Must be a resident of the constituency concerned Should have at least 18 years of age Shall not be disqualified for regn. as an elector Indelible ink – on the middle finger The letters “PV” should be suffixed in 17 A
  • 92. REFERRAL IMAGE SHEET DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  • 93. I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL IV. DURING THE POLL V. END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 94. Announce the fact a few minutes before the hour appointed CLOSING HOUR Permit Electors present at the PS at the hour appointed Distribute slip with signature in full. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 95. Press “close” button of CU Show the “total” in the CU and record in 17 C CLOSING OF EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 96. Supply attested copies of 17 C to Polling Agents Closing of Voters Register (17 A) CLOSING OF EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs END OF THE POLL
  • 97. DECLARATION AT THE END OF THE POLL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL
  • 98. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL Place the Control Unit and Balloting Unit in their carrying cases, close and seal with the Address tag
  • 99. DECLARATION AFTER SEALING THE EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL
  • 100. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs SEALING OFELECTION PAPERS.
  • 101. SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS 1. Cover containing 17 C 2. Cover containing Declaration of PO 3. Cover containing PO’s Diary and 16 Point Report (The above covers should be sent separately along with the EVM to the receiving centre) DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 102. Packet No. I Statutory Covers-GREEN Packet No.II Non-Statutory Covers-YELLOW Packet No.III-BROWN Packet No.IV.BLUE SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 103. PACKET No. I (Should be super scribed as “Statutory Covers”) 1. Sealed Cover containing marked copy of electoral roll and List of CSVs 2. Sealed cover containing the Register of Voters (17 A) 3. Sealed Cover containing voters slips 4. Sealed Cover containing unused tendered ballot papers 5. Sealed Cover containing used tendered ballot papers and the list in Form No.17 B If any cover mentioned above is nil, a NIL cover should be placed. SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 104. PACKET No.II (Should be superscribed as “Non-Statutory Covers”) 1. Copies of Electoral Roll other than marked copy 2. Appointment letters of Polling Agents in Form 10. 3. List of blind and infirm electors in Form 14 A and the declaration of the companion. 4. Declaration obtained from electors as to their age and list of such electors (Annexure XI) 5. Receipt book and cash, if any, in respect of Challenged votes SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 105. 6. Unused and damaged paper seals 7. Unused voters slips 8. Unused and damaged strip seal 10. List of challenged votes in Form 14 (Sealed Cover) 9. Unused and damaged special tags PACKET No.II SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs (Should be super scribed as “Non-Statutory Covers”)
  • 106. 1. Hand book for PO 2. Manual of EVM 3. Indelible ink set without leakage 5. Metal seal of the PO 4. Self inking pad 6. Arrow cross mark 7. Cup of setting indelible ink. PACKET No.III SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 107. All other items such as Voting compartment, Waste paper basket, Polythene bag, etc….. PACKET No.IV SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
  • 108. POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED Read Hand Book, Manual and instructions Percentage of polling shall be informed Ensure free and fair Election Maintain close relation with the members of your polling team Maintain good relation with the polling agents
  • 109. POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED Commence the poll at the appointed hour Formally announce the close of poll after the last elector has voted Take personal responsibility to hand over the EVM and election papers. Start mock poll at least one hour before the hour fixed for the commencement of poll
  • 110. Thank You
  • 111. Thank You Thank You

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