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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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Ranked-choice Based Voting System

Often the first-past-the-post (FPP) system is criticised for being non-inclusive and the alternative proportional system is criticised as actually exacerbate polarisation. Hence an alternative in Ranked-choice based voting (RCV) system is being proposed. Features of the Ranked-choice based Voting System Under the RCV, instead of voting for only one candidate, a voter ranks the candidates in ..

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Election Commission of India unveils Voter Turnout App

Election Commission of India has launched a new mobile app for the voters across the country to see the realtime availability of voter turnout during the election season in the country. The beta version of the ECI’s Voter Turnout app is available for download on the Google Play Store and as of now it has ..

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Haryana CEO Rajeev Ranjan inaugurates Voter Park in Gurugram

Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Rajeev Ranjan has inaugurated India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Voter Park’ in VikasSadan building complex, Gurugram, to raise voter awareness instructing people about the electoral process. At the park, voters will gain information about the polling process and the archives of elections in the country. The park will help to motivate qualified people to ..

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Indian Statistical Institute’s report on VVPAT Sample size to Election Commission

Indian Statistical Institute has granted its report on the sample size of VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) slip counting to Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner. Following this, Indian Statistical Institute will systematically analyse and scientifically examine the issue of VVPAT Slip verification with an electronic count of the Electronic Voting Machines. The report submitted ..

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