Voter Search: The best and simple guide for searching your name in Electoral Roll also known as Voter List, which answers a simple question – How to search your name in Electoral Roll?
Every Election has a lot of things different from the previous one. Different candidates, different officials, different agendas, different issues, and what not. But still there are a few component of every Election, which are so indispensable that it is difficult to imagine an Election without them. Obviously, it is impossible to think about an Election taking place without the Election Commission of India and its officials taking care of all the electoral formalities. Nevertheless, at a more fundamental level, how would one imagine the idea of ‘Free and Fair’ Elections without the essential photo Electoral Roll and the equally essential Voter ID Card?
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Search Name in the Electoral Roll – Step-by-step guide:
For all those Citizens who already are registered as voters, here is how you can check your name and details entered in the Electoral Roll of your constituency. Earlier, people had to head to head to the ERO office, just to check whether they had their names in the voters’ list or note. But now in this era of technology, therefore, you can easily check your name online.
(Click this Link for a guide to voters’ list search)Election Commission of India National Identity Card Number Search could be conducted on the ECI website, directly from your computer screen. Now, National Voters’ Service Portal has also been launched to provide a single window service for tasks like voter name search and voter registration. Just visit eci.nic.in in order to take advantage of these services. Please note, you can search your name in the digital Electoral Roll available on the CEO website of your state. You would need to enter details like EPIC number and/or details like name, age, Assembly Constituency, etc.
Without a voters’ list or an electoral roll, almost anyone would be able to enter the polling station to cast a vote. This would lead to an uncountable number of dubious and bogus votes. Such an Election would be everything but ‘Free and Fair’. Any leader or party having money or muscle power would be able to pivot the results into its own favor and honest parties/candidates would not even stand a chance to serve the Citizens.
Therefore, it is really important that you take advantage of the Indian Electoral Roll by registering your name in it and hence become a part of the Democratic practice of a ‘Free and Fair Election’. Your contribution to the Democracy starts from the time when you are registered as a voter and have your name in the Electoral Roll of your constituency. Once you are a registered voter whose name in presented in the prestigious voters’ list and have your voter id card to back that entry, you become an active part of the Democracy. Nevertheless, merely having your name in the electoral roll but not casting your vote on the Election day, is not going to help anyone. So there are 3 basic steps to becoming a dutiful and responsible adult Citizen of India;
- Register your name in the electoral roll of your constituency.
- Get your voter id card issued by the Election Commission of India.
- Go out to cast your vote on the Election day and make your opinion count.
Obviously, a citizen isn’t responsible or dutiful just because he/she has his/her name in the electoral roll or goes out to vote on the Election day, but it is definitely the most fundamental duties that you could perform. So, if your details are still not entered in the electoral roll of your constituency, REGISTER TODAY!
How to Enter Your Details in the Electoral Roll?
Election Commission of India takes care of the voter registration formalities of the Indian Citizens. They have a huge team of officials who work day and night to ensure mass participation of the voters. The Commission is represented at State levels by the means of Chief Election Officer(CEO) of each state. Each CEO further appoints local EROs who take care of Electoral Roll and Voter registration related matters.
The Election Commission of India has specific forms for all the different voter registration related tasks. Each form is like an answer to your query and a solution to your problem. So let us see which query is addressed by which ECI form.
FAQs About Electoral Roll
Q: – I do not have my name in the Electoral Roll of my constituency. Which form should I fill?
Answer: – Form No. 6 for inclusion of name to the Electoral Roll, is the one that needs to be filled by those not registered as voters. This form could either be filled online on the Election Commission of India website or also on state CEO websites(depending on the residence of the applicant). Read this guide about online application for inclusion of name to the Electoral Roll: – How to get Voter ID Card Online?
You can also fill Form No. 6 offline. You can either obtain the form through the local ERO or download it from the following link: – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM NO. 6
Q: – I have my name and details in the Electoral Roll of my own constituency but now I am shifting to another address which lies in the same Assembly Constituency. Which form should I fill, in order to transpose the address on my voter id card and the electoral roll details?
Answer: – To transpose the entry to the Electoral Roll i.e to change your address within the same Assembly Constituency, you have to fill the Election Commission Form No. 8A. You can fill it online on your own state’s CEO website. You can also fill the form offline by obtaining from your local ERO(Electoral Registration Officer) or by taking a printout of the form after downloading it. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FORM NO. 8A
Don’t know your Assembly Constituency? You can find it on the CEO website of your state. The people of Delhi are all set to vote on 7th February 2015 for the Assembly Elections 2015. So, if you live in Delhi and want to find out your Assembly Constituency of your Electoral Roll, here is the direct link: – http://ceodelhi.gov.in/OnlineErms/SearchLocality.aspx
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