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How to cast your vote using EVM and VVPAT

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Posted on : 17/Apr/2019 18:10:32



 
 
 
A voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT machine is used during the polling process all over India to confirm that the vote cast by any voter goes to the correct candidate or symbol. This Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will be using the VVPATs as well as EVMs. 


1. Enter the booth

The presiding officer will enable the ballot unit while you enter the polling compartment.

2. Cast your vote

Press the blue button on the ballot unit against the name/symbol, of candidate of your choice. 

3. See the light

The red light against name/symbol of the candidate chosen will glow.

4. See the print

The printer will print a ballot slip containing serial number, name and symbol, of the chosen candidate as shown. (The slip will be visible 7 seconds)

See the print through the glass, as the printout will not be given to you

NOTE: If you do not use the ballot slip and hear the loud beep please contact the presiding officer