WELCOME
TO
MASTER
TRAINERS
ELECTION
PROCEDURES
I. NOTIFICATION
II. NOMINATION
III. SCRUTINY AND ALLOTMENT OF SYMBOLS
IV. BALLOT PAPERS
V. COMMISSIONING OF E.V.M
VI. ARRA...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF
POLLING OFFICERS
1. ACQUAINT RULES AND PROCEDURES
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF
POLLING OFFICERS
2. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
3. BEFORE THE POL...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF
POLLING OFFICERS
a. Constitution of India
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. ACQUAINT RULES AND PROCEDURES
b. Representation of Pe...
I. ACQUAINT THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE
ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES
II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
...
Attend
all rehearsal
and
Training
Classes
Modus
operandi
of
EVMClarification
of
doubts
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF MASTER TRAI...
1. Arrival at the Distribution Centre
2. FIND YOUR TEAM.
3.
3. FIND YOUR COUNTER.
4. Itinerary to and from the PS
5. Colle...
1. Arrival at the Distribution Centre
2. Identification of polling station
3. Familiarizing the Polling Team
4. Itinerary ...
ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE
CONTROL
UNIT
BALLOTING
UNIT
MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE
CONTROL
UNIT
BALLOTING
UNIT
MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
READY LAMP AND BUSY LAMP
CONTROL
UNIT
BALLTING
UNIT
MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
Marked copy of Electoral roll
Register of Voters (17 A)
Voters Slip
Indelible ink
Tendered Ballot paper
Arrow cross mark
S...
16 Point Report as per Annexure XV
Paper seal
Strip Seal
Presiding Officer’s Diary, Declaration etc
Sample of EVM Ballotin...
A detailed list of
polling materials
incorporated in
Annexure V
of Presiding Officers
Hand Book.
MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MA...
6. ARRANGEMENT OF POLLING STATION
a. Set up of PS (Slogans / Photo etc
should be covered or removed)
b. Set up of Voting C...
6. ARRANGEMENT OF POLLING STATION
The cable is of length 5m.
The distance between BU&CU
should not exceed 3m.
The PO shoul...
I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE
ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES
II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
I...
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
1st
POLLING OFFICER
2nd POLLING OFFICER
3rd POLLING OFFICER
DUTIES AND FUNCTIO...
1ST
POLLING OFFICER
In charge
of
marked copy
Verification
of identity
of Electors
Read out
serial No
and entry of the
elec...
1ST
POLLING OFFICER
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
Marking
in the
Photo
Electoral...
Minor errors in
the EPIC and
Electoral roll may
be
ignored and over
looked.
1ST
POLLING OFFICER
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF...
2nd
POLLING OFFICER
Issuance
of
Voters
slip
In charge of
Register
of
Voters
In charge
of
indelible ink
Obtain
Signature or...
In charge
of
Control
Unit
Ensuring
indelible
ink mark
These duties can be performed by the presiding Office
where the numb...
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
Appointment letter in Form No.10
Appointment by candidate or his election agent
Revocation by candidate or his election ag...
TIONS OF POs
ELECTION AGENTS.
One agent for min 2hrs at a time.
Should bear EPIC/appointment letter/PAS
Not to be allowed ...
Seating of polling agents
1. Candidates recognized by the National Parties
2. Candidates recognized by the State Parties
....
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
3. Preparation of EVM
Press the latch Pull out the cover
Connect
Balloting
Unit and
Control Unit
with
connecting
cable
3. Preparation of EVM
Switch on
Power
using
Toggle
Switch
3. Preparation of EVM
Close the
Rear
Compartment
3. Preparation of EVM
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
MOCK POLL
Set to
zero (0)
by clearing
the machine
Press “Ballot” button.
Busy lamp in the
display section will glow
RED Si...
Ask
any polling agent
to press any of the
candidate’s button
on the balloting
unit Then the
ready lamp
on the
balloting un...
Simultaneously
the candidate’s lamp
near the button
will start
glowing RED
Also a
‘beep’
sound will be
heard from the
cont...
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
Th...
Repeat
the process with
the remaining
agents
Press
“Total” button
for tallying the
total votes
polled
At the end of
mock p...
Next press
“Result”
button
Then
the display
panel
will show
the result Next press
“Clear” button
and show
the count zero (...
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
1. Assignment of Duties to Polling Officers
2. App...
Give
Mock Poll
certificate
to the agents.
Show
Marked copy
of electors
to the agents.
Show the
Register of
voters to
the a...
Signatures of
Presiding Officer
and Polling Agents
on the paper seal
Verification of
signatures
of agents.
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of
Green
Paper Seal
SEALING OF EVM
Front side Back side
Signature
of PO and
Candidate
or Agent
Special Tag
Should be
sealed
using
Twine thread
SEALING OF EVM
Election To: (Lok Sabha or Legislative
Assembly)
From: (No. and Name of)
Constituency
Control Unit/ Balloting Unit No.: (I...
Strip seal
A B D
Front
side
C
Back
side
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
Fixing of strip seal
SEALING OF EVM
I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE
ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES
II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
I...
1.Commencement of poll
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
IV. DURING THE POLL
4. Othe...
c. Declaration by the Presiding Officer
b. At the stroke of the hour fixed
a. Warning about secrecy of voting
d. Precautio...
Separate
Queues
for
men and
women
Infirm/
Women voters
with babies
in arms
may be given
precedence
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF...
1.Commencement of poll
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. Other important function...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
WHO CAN ENTER.
1.Electors.
2. Polling Officers.
3.Candidate/Election Agent/Polling Agent.
4. Public Servants on duty.
5.Persons authorise...
1.Separate queue for men and women.
2.No entry to persons who are not specially
authorised by ECI.
3.No photo graph of rec...
1.EPIC .
2.Slip fro the BLO.
3. Other proof declared by commission.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
Proof.
The electors
The Polling Officials
Each candidate, his election agent and one polling
agent of each candidate at a time
Pe...
1.Commencement of poll
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. Other important function...
200 M.
a. Declaration of Elector about his age
Obtain
declaration
as in annexure X
Inform the
penal provision in
section 31 of th...
b. Maintenance of secrecy
Violation of maintenance of secrecy is
punishable with imprisonment which may
extend to three mo...
c. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS
Canvassing of Votes
Soliciting the vote of any elector
Persuading any elector n...
c. Prohibition of canvassing in or near PS
Persuading any elector not to vote at
the election
Exhibiting any notice or sig...
d. Other offences
Disorderly conduct in or near PS (section 131)
Misconduct at the PS (section 132)
Failure to observe pro...
Smoking to be prohibited inside the PS
Polling agents are not permitted to bring mobile phones
inside the PS
Photography p...
1.Commencement of poll
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
IV. DURING THE POLL
4. Othe...
PO’s entry in Voting Compartment during Poll
Voting of blind and infirm voters
Adjournment or stoppage of Poll
Tendered Vo...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. CHALLENGED VOTE.
Challenged Votes
Challenge
Fee Rs 2
PO
conducts
Summary
enquiry
Burden of
proof Return/
forfeiture
of
challenge fee.
Recor...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. REFUSAL TO OBSERVE VOTING
PROCEDURE.
Refusal to observe voting procedure
Withdraw
and cancel
voters slip
Inscribe the fact
in Register
of Voters
Put signature
...
TIONS OF POs4. ELECTORS DECIDE NOT TO VOTE.
TIONS OF POs4
Electors deciding not to vote
Never change the Sl.No in 17 A
Shall not
Compell to cast
his vote
Inscribe
“Refused to Vote”...
USE OF NEW VOTING MACHINE
Read out
a further
Declaration
in part II of Annexure VII
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICE...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
VOTER ASSISTANCE.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
VOTER ASSISTANCE.
BLA cannot act as a companion.
A companion is permitted to help...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
VOTER ASSISTANCE.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. Other important functions
VOTER ASSISTANCE BOOT...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. Other important functions
VOTING
BY
PROXY
(CSV)...
REFERRAL IMAGE SHEET
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
4. Other important functions
I. ACQUAINT THROUGH KNOWLEDGE
ABOUT ELECTION PROCEDURES
II. ON THE DAY PREVIOUS TO POLL
III. BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF POLL
I...
Announce
the fact a
few minutes
before the
hour
appointed
CLOSING HOUR
Permit
Electors
present
at the
PS at the
hour
appoi...
Press “close”
button of CU
Show the
“total”
in the CU and
record in 17 C
CLOSING OF EVM
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OF...
Supply
attested
copies
of 17 C to
Polling
Agents
Closing of
Voters
Register
(17 A)
CLOSING OF EVM
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF ...
DECLARATION
AT THE END
OF THE POLL
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
V. END OF THE P...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
V. END OF THE POLL
Place the
Control Unit
and Ball...
DECLARATION
AFTER SEALING
THE EVM
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
V. END OF THE PO...
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs
SEALING OFELECTION PAPERS.
SEALING OF ELECTION PAPERS
1. Cover
containing
17 C
2. Cover
containing
Declaration
of PO
3. Cover
containing
PO’s Diary
a...
Packet No. I
Statutory Covers-GREEN
Packet No.II
Non-Statutory Covers-YELLOW
Packet No.III-BROWN
Packet No.IV.BLUE
SEALING...
PACKET No. I
(Should be super scribed as “Statutory Covers”)
1. Sealed Cover containing marked copy of
electoral roll and ...
PACKET No.II
(Should be superscribed as “Non-Statutory Covers”)
1. Copies of Electoral Roll other than marked copy
2. Appo...
6. Unused and damaged paper seals
7. Unused voters slips
8. Unused and damaged strip seal
10. List of challenged votes in ...
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. Ar...
All other items such as
Voting compartment,
Waste paper basket,
Polythene bag, etc…..
PACKET No.IV
SEALING OF ELECTION PAP...
POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED
Read Hand Book, Manual and instructions
Percentage of polling shall be informed
Ensure free and fa...
POINTS TO BE REMEMBERED
Commence the poll at the appointed hour
Formally announce the close of poll after
the last elector...
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  1. 1. WELCOME TO MASTER TRAINERS
  2. 2. ELECTION PROCEDURES
  3. 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. 4. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  5. 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. 6. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS
  7. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 12. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE CONTROL UNIT BALLOTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  13. 13. ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINE CONTROL UNIT BALLOTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  14. 14. READY LAMP AND BUSY LAMP CONTROL UNIT BALLTING UNIT MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  15. 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. 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. 17. A detailed list of polling materials incorporated in Annexure V of Presiding Officers Hand Book. MOST IMPORTANT POLLING MATERIALS
  18. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 34. 3. Preparation of EVM Press the latch Pull out the cover
  35. 35. Connect Balloting Unit and Control Unit with connecting cable 3. Preparation of EVM
  36. 36. Switch on Power using Toggle Switch 3. Preparation of EVM
  37. 37. Close the Rear Compartment 3. Preparation of EVM
  38. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 47. Signatures of Presiding Officer and Polling Agents on the paper seal Verification of signatures of agents. SEALING OF EVM
  48. 48. Fixing of Green Paper Seal SEALING OF EVM
  49. 49. Front side Back side Signature of PO and Candidate or Agent Special Tag Should be sealed using Twine thread SEALING OF EVM
  50. 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. 51. Strip seal A B D Front side C Back side SEALING OF EVM
  52. 52. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  53. 53. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  54. 54. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  55. 55. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  56. 56. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  57. 57. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  58. 58. Fixing of strip seal SEALING OF EVM
  59. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 64. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS WHO CAN ENTER.
  65. 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. 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. 67. 1.EPIC . 2.Slip fro the BLO. 3. Other proof declared by commission. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS Proof.
  68. 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. 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. 70. 200 M.
  71. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 79. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. CHALLENGED VOTE.
  80. 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. 81. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. REFUSAL TO OBSERVE VOTING PROCEDURE.
  82. 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. 83. TIONS OF POs4. ELECTORS DECIDE NOT TO VOTE.
  84. 84. TIONS OF POs4
  85. 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. 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. 87. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS VOTER ASSISTANCE.
  88. 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. 89. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS VOTER ASSISTANCE.
  90. 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. 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. 92. REFERRAL IMAGE SHEET DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs 4. Other important functions
  93. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 99. DECLARATION AFTER SEALING THE EVM DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs V. END OF THE POLL
  100. 100. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POLLING OFFICERS 2. DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF POs SEALING OFELECTION PAPERS.
  101. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 110. Thank You
  111. 111. Thank You Thank You

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