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Voting for the First Time? Here’s a Handy Guide to cast your vote

Where an How to find your name in the Electoral roll and Polling Booth

Voting for the First Time? Here’s a Handy Guide to cast your vote April 18, 2019Leave a comment

The 2nd Phase of 2019 Lok Sabha Election has begun and Voters in 97 constituencies across 12 states will exercise right to vote for 1,644 candidates. If you are one of them, then this information is vital for you. To cast your vote, first check whether your name is on the electoral roll, or voter list, or not. Only voters who have been included in the electoral roll can vote.

Besides, this you need to know your polling booth, as in from which station you can cast your vote. So How to find whether you name is on the electoral roll or which is your polling booth?

Here are some quick points to keep in mind:

1) You can find your polling booth online, via mobile application, or through a voice call and SMS.

2) You can log in to electoralsearch.in or install a “Voter Helpline App” on your phone to find your respective polling booth.

3) Call the Voter Helpline number 1950, with the STD codes for information on your polling booth. For eg., New Delhi voters will have to dial 011-1950.

4) You can also SMS “ECIPSEPIC No” to 1950. EPIC stands for Electors Photo Identity Card and EPCI Number is the voter ID card number.

Hope this handy guide helps you to ensure that your First Voting experience is seamless and hassle-free.