Election Commissioners Current Affairs, GK & News

US Elections: How does US count its votes? Why is it taking so long?

The United States 59th Quadrennial Presidential Election was held on November 3, 2020. However, the election verdict of the country still remains inconclusive. How are elections supervised in US? All the three elections in the US, that is, for the federal, local and state are directly organised by the ruling governments of the individual state. ..

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International Virtual Election Visitors Programme organized by Election Commission of India

The Election Commission of India is to organize a three-day International Virtual Election Visitors Programme. The programme is meant for foreign election organizations. Highlights Over 40 countries participated in the programme. This included Australia, Afghanistan and Bangladesh as well. Apart from these countries the international organizations such as International IDEA (Institute for Democracy and Electoral ..

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Appointments and Removal Process of the Election Commissioners and Trust Deficit Among Political Parties

Often it is said that the root problem of trust deficit of opposition parties especially the regional parties towards Election Commission lies at the flawed system of appointment of Election Commissioners. The Root Problem The Election Commissioners are appointed unilaterally by the government of the day. The governments for long haven’t paid heed to the ..

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SC asks government to formalise Election Commissioners’ appointment through Law

The Supreme Court has asked the Union government to formalise appointment of election commissioners through law. Need The Supreme Court has observed that even though the Election commissioners have been so far appointed in a very fair manner, there exists a legitimate expectation in the Constitution of India that Election Commissioners, who are charged with the free and fair conduct of elections be ..

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