Voting is a very important phenomena in the life cycle of a democratic nation. Many citizens from all the parts of the country take it very seriously and leave no stone unturned to ensure that their voting right does not go in vain. For that purpose, it is the duty of these citizens to ensure that they are registered voters and have their names listed in the voter lists of their respective constituencies and that too without any errors or typos on their voter id cards. Voters are quite obviously evenly spread(demographically) in all the states of India. But still, from our experiences, we can say that the most number of queries for online voter id card registration information comes from the citizens of Andhra Pradesh. Therefore, in this article itself, we shall present to you, total insight to the premier online Voter help website in Andhra viz. the CEO Andhra Pradesh web portal that goes by the address: – ceoandhra.nic.in
CEO Andhra Pradesh Website
The CEO Andhra is an extension of the Election Commission of India at the Andhra state level. It is mandated to address issues of the voter in Andhra Pradesh, maintain discipline during the elections, keep a check on poll expenses by the candidates, zero tolerance towards election mal-practices like bogus voting and also ensure large scale voter registration of the citizens of this state. Therefore, we could call CEO Andhra Pradesh, the Election Commission of Andhra Pradesh. Nevertheless in today’s age this department has extended its reach to a larger number of voters in Andhra Pradesh by the means of ceoandhra.nic.in which is the CEO Andhra website where voters can: –
- Get access to online voter registration and fill various election commission of India forms directly from their homes.
- Get contact details of the concerned Booth Level Officers.
- File complaints online.
- Get access to all the latest press releases by the CEO Andhra.
- Access the list of all the Mee-Seva Kendras in Andhra(These are the computerized voter help centers in AP)
- View election results.
- Check their names in the voter lists of Andhra constituencies.
- Locate their prescribed polling stations and get directions.
All this and much more is possible by visiting the CEO Andhra Pradesh website.
E-Registration on CEO Andhra
One of the main features of CEO Andhra Pradesh website is its E-Registration tab on the home page. Under this tab, the voters of Andhra can get their voter id by online application. This means that the new voters could easily fill the Form No. 6 online. This form is the one that enables new voter registration and gets the name of the applicant included in the voter list of his or her constituency. You can also check the status of the already filled and submitted applications. Apart from the Form No. 6 for inclusion of the applicant’s name to the electoral roll, other important Election Commission of AP forms could also be filled from the same website. All these options are available under the E-Registration option on the CEO Andhra Pradesh website.
From the above image, you can see that bringing the mouse cursor towards the E-Registration button on the homepage would lead exposure to all the available options like: –
- Form No. 6(Choose it for the above mentioned new voter registration)
- Form No. 7(Choose it to object inclusions to the voters list of your constituency in Andhra Pradesh).
- Form No. 8(Choose it to correct your voter id card details).
- Form No. 8A(Choose it to change your address on the voter id card within the same constituency).
- Form No. 6A(This option is for the online registration of overseas voters)
This sums up the host of Online registration options available under E-Registration facility on the CEO Andhra Pradesh website.
Check Voter ID Status in AP
Once you have submitted an online application through the CEO Andhra website, you must constantly keep a check on the voter id application status. This status tells you whether the application is verified by the officials or is it pending for approval. The status of your voter id application in Andhra gives you an idea about the expected time in which your registration process could be completed. Please note that the application status could be checked for any of the above mentioned online forms except the Form No. 6A on the CEO Andhra Pradesh website.
Checking your application status on ceoandhra.nic.in is really simple. Just click the option ‘Know Your Status‘ under the E-Registration tab(Refer to the previous image). Once you click it, you will be redirected to a page where you have to select either of the following option: –
- Application ID(Choose this option if you want to check your status using your unique application id).
- House Number(Choose this option if you have forgotten your application id. In this case you check your status using your house no. that your provided in the application form).
After selecting one of the above options, you can select the voter form that you filled and want to check the status for. For example if you want to check your new voter id card application status, you have to mark the ‘Form 6’ option on the status search page. The search box for application status on CEO Andhra Pradesh website looks exactly like the given image.
List of Me-Seva Kendras
Mee-Seva Kendras or E-Seva Centers are the next-gen and highly convenient voter facilitation centers in Andhra Pradesh. These centers help the Andhra citizens to become registered voters and get their voter id cards in the least possible time frames. These centers basically function in a very organized and computerized way. Any voter who wishes to obtain an EPIC in Andhra could visit the nearest Mee-Seva center and get his/her name e-registered. Upon e-registration, the staff official would verify the voter’s identity and after completion of all these procedures, the voter would receive the electronic version of the voter identity card in much less time as compared to the normal issuance procedures. The voters in Andhra could also seek help from these Mee-Seva Kendras for paying bills, issuing driving licenses, ration cards, etc. List of all these Mee-Seva Kendras could be found on the CEO Andhra Pradesh website. Here is the link from ceoandhra.nic where you can find your nearest Mee-Seva center: –http://ceoandhra.nic.in/E_Seva_Centres/ESeva_Centers_18102012.pdf
How to Contact your BLO?
Booth Level Officers are charged with the duty of verification of new voters and their identities so that they could be issued election cards and their names are listed in the electoral rolls. Therefore, new voters must address their areas’ BLOs with any problem they face during the registration process. Moreover, the same officer may guide you regarding the application process in Andhra Pradesh so that your application is submitted with minimal errors. If you are clueless about the contact details of your constituency’s BLO the CEO Andhra Pradesh website could be of great help. On this website, you can access contact details of the BLOs of all the Andhra Pradesh constituencies. Here is the link from www.ceoandhra.nic.in that enlists the contact details of BLOs in Andhra Pradesh: – http://ceoaperms.ap.gov.in/BloDetails/SearchBLO.aspxhttp://ceoaperms.ap.gov.in/BloDetails/SearchBLO.aspxhttp://ceoaperms.ap.gov.in/BloDetails/SearchBLO.aspx
On the page that you reach after clicking the given link, you will have to select your district and assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh to get the details of the designated booth level officer.
Check Your Name in the Voter List Andhra Pradesh
If you are a voter living in Andhra Pradesh and want to ensure that your right to vote does not go in vain, then you must check your name in the voter list of your constituency, well before the election day. This is important for a couple of reasons. Firstly, your voter id card is not sufficient for you to cast your vote that means, you must also have your name in the electoral roll. Moreover, mistakes in your voter details listed in the voter list may render your efforts to vote useless. Because flawed voter details may lead the polling officer to question your identity. Therefore, checking your name in the voter list Andhra Pradesh is important, so that mistakes in voter details(if any) catch your eye leading you to take the appropriate steps for getting a corrected voter id card in Andhra Pradesh.check your name in the voter list of your constituency, well before the election day. This is important for a couple of reasons. Firstly, your voter id card is not sufficient for you to cast your vote that means, you must also have your name in the electoral roll. Moreover, mistakes in your voter details listed in the voter list may render your efforts to vote useless. Because flawed voter details may lead the polling officer to question your identity. Therefore, checking your name in the voter list Andhra Pradesh is important, so that mistakes in voter details(if any) catch your eye leading you to take the appropriate steps for getting a corrected voter id card in Andhra Pradesh. You need not visit your local ERO office in AP if you want to search your name. This is because checking your name in the voter list of your AC is now possible at the click of a button. On CEO Andhra Pradesh website, you can easily perform an online search for your name in the electoral roll. Here is the link where you could do so: – http://ceoaperms.ap.gov.in/status/search.aspx
You can have an idea about the voter details that you need to provide in order to search your name, from the image given below.