Election Commission Current Affairs - 2019

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Survey to study voter behavior in LS elections in Tamil Nadu

The Election Commission of India will conduct KABP (Knowledge, Attitude, Behaviour and Practice of Voters) Baseline Survey in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in all the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu. The survey which will be conducted by the State Elections Department will seek to determine what motivates electors to exercise their franchise Read More…

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EC mulls over to deploy EVMs with VVPAT

The Election Commission (EC) is cogitating on the option of deploying Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in some constituencies as it will deal with the herculean task of conducting Legislative Assembly polls in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Mizoram before the end of 2013. To implement this, the Read More…

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Election Commission directs all State district collectors to set up district level panels to monitor paid news

In the wake of increasing incidence of paid news and upcoming Rajasthan Assembly polls, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed all State district collectors to set up district-level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee. ECI has also recommended an amendment to the Representation of People’s Act, 1951, to include paid news as a corrupt practice. Read More…

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New hard plastic voter identity cards to be issued by EC

Election Commission planning to replace current laminated Elector’s Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) made of paper with black and white photograph with driving licence or a credit card like hard plastic cards. But, it will not be a smart card like a driving licence. EC is now considering altering it at the pan-India level to a Read More…

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India’s first and ONLY Women Chief Election Commissioner Ramadevi passed away

Ms. V.S. Ramadevi (79), former Governor of Karnataka and former Chief Election Commissioner of India, passed away. Ms. V.S. Ramadevi First woman to became Chief Election Commissioner of India. Chief Election Commissioner from November 26, 1990 to December 11, 1990. She was succeeded by T. N. Seshan. Till date, she is the only woman to Read More…

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Results of Assembly Elections 2012: Congress wins HP

In Himachal Pradesh, Congress has made a comeback after five years by defeating incumbent BJP led government by a handsome margin. Congress clinched 36 out of the total 68 seats, whereas, BJP managed to win only 26 seats. 

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Results of Assembly Elections 2012: BJP wins Gujarat

Narendra Modi led BJP registered a resounding victory in Gujarat. BJP won  115 seats in the 182-seat assembly which marks the third victory under Modi’s leadership, but two short of the 2007 tally of 117. Congress won only 61 seats in the state.

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