Articles tagged under: Election Commission of India

S. Murali Krishna appointed new Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat

March 17, 2018
S. Murali Krishna appointed new Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: The Election Commission of India(ECI) has appointed S. Murali Krishna as new Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat State. Murali Krishna replaces outgoing CEO BB Swain who is appointed in the Centre. Dr. S.Murali Krishna is Secretary of Agriculture department. DeshGujaratRead More

Second phase preliminary turnout 68.70%

December 14, 2017
Second phase preliminary turnout 68.70%

Gandhinagar: Chief Electoral Office(CEO) Gujarat BB Swain's office today evening released preliminary figures of voters turnout in the second phase of polling. As per the figures released,there has been 68.70% turnout in the second phase. However the final turnout figure possibly with correction of plus or minus 2% will be out tomorrow with district and assembly seats specific details. In the first poll, preliminarily turnout was 68% which was later corrected to 66.75% next day. Turnout this yea...Read More

37 locations where counting for Gujarat elections will take place on December 18

December 13, 2017
37 locations where counting for Gujarat elections will take place on December 18

Gandhinagar: Counting for 182 assembly seats of Gujarat will take place on December 18 across 37 locations. The Election Commission of India(ECI) has today announced the details of locations:   Read More

2.22 crore eligible voters for 2nd phase polling in Gujarat elections 2017

December 13, 2017
2.22 crore eligible voters for 2nd phase polling in Gujarat elections 2017

Gandhinagar: Polling will take place for all 93 assembly seats of North and Central Gujarat areas involving total 851 candidates in the second phase of Gujarat assembly general elections tomorrow. First phase polling took place earlier on December 9 in the areas of Saurashtra and South Gujarat. Total 2.22 crore voters are eligible to exercise franchise in the second phase. Of them 1.15 core are gents and 1.07 crore are ladies. 455 voters are transgender.Polling will take place at 25,...Read More

ECI puts in place safeguards and security protocols for use of EVMs and VVPATs

December 12, 2017
ECI puts in place safeguards and security protocols for use of EVMs and VVPATs

New Delhi: The Election Commission has put in place an elaborate framework of administrative system, security protocols and procedural checks-and-balances in Gujarat, which prevent any possible misuse of EVMs/VVPATs or procedural lapses in the use of EVMs and VVPATs during polls. These safeguards are being implemented by ECI, in total transparently, with the active and documented involvement of Political Parties, Candidates and their Representatives at every stage, so as to build their confidenc...Read More

ECI orders repoll in 6 polling booths of first phase areas in Gujarat

December 12, 2017
ECI orders repoll in 6 polling booths of first phase areas in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Election Commission has ordered repolling in 6 polling booths that went to polls in Phase-I of Gujarat assembly general elections on December 9. Repolling has been ordered on four seats of Phase-I of Gujarat polls: Jamjodhpur (2 booths), Una (2 booths), Nizar (1 booth) and Umbergaon (1 booth). While Jamjodhpur and Una fall in Saurashtra region, Nizar and Umbergaon are in South Gujarat. Repolling has been ordered in these booths due to the reason that presiding officers had not rem...Read More

Final official figures of voters turnout in first phase of Gujarat elections 2017

December 10, 2017
Final official figures of voters turnout in first phase of Gujarat elections 2017

Gandhinagar: Here are the final official figures of voters turnout in the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections 2017. Compare it with 2012 first phase poll final turnout Read More

68% average turnout in first phase of Gujarat elections as per preliminary figures

December 09, 2017
68% average turnout in first phase of Gujarat elections as per preliminary figures

Gandhinagar: The Election Commission of India(ECI) today evening said that preliminary average polling figure of first phase of Gujarat assembly general election was 68%. The final figure will arrive later which can be higher than this. All 89 assembly seats of Kutch, Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions of Gujarat went for polling today. Barring one incident in which four persons were injured in Limbdi seat of Surendranagar district, the polling was peaceful across the State. The hi...Read More

Barring one incident, first phase polling peaceful: BB Swain

December 09, 2017
Barring one incident, first phase polling peaceful: BB Swain

Gandhiniagar: Chief Electoral Office(CEO) of Gujarat, BB Swain today while addressing the media persons said, the first phase polling had been over peacefully barring one incident of violence which was not directly linked to election. Swain who was sitting with ADGP Mohan Jha said, 'Jha is here and I am told that barring one incident of violence, the first phase polling has been peaceful. The incident of violence happened at Chorvira village of Sayla taluka of Limbdi seat in Surendranagar dis...Read More

Received complaints about EVMs connectivity with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth at 3 booths in Porbandar, under investigation: CEO B B Swain

December 09, 2017
Received complaints about EVMs connectivity with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth at 3 booths in Porbandar, under investigation: CEO B B Swain

Update: Chief Electoral Officer BB Swain today said the ECI has found no truth in allegations made by Congress candidate from Porbandar pertaining to 'wifi hacking' of EVMs in Porbandar. ECI in its inquiry found that Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) polling agent had put his mobile wifi hotspot namely ECO 105 on. Swain said EVMs are stand alone units without provision of any connectivity like wifi, blue tooth, USB etc. The complain has been disposed off. Gandhinagar: Election Commission ha...Read More

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