There have been many calls from opposition parties against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs
) in national elections however the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) Chief Electoral Officer Theo Mujoro stands his ground that the Indian-made machines are here to stay.
Recently, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray along with Congress, NCP and other parties announced a protest against EVM
on August 21.
NEW DELHI -- Leading opposition parties urged India's election commission on Tuesday to count the paper trail attached to electronic voting machines (EVMs
) before turning to the EVMs
amid reports of rigging by changing the machines across the country.
The spokesperson for the Election Commission of India also provided a detailed report by the Returning Officer, tweeting: "Please note the following factual reports from concerned Returning Officers in context of varied clips being circulated on media platforms on EVM
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He said it was disappointing that while some from the opposition initially supported the use of the EVM
, they had backtracked on their decision and were now accusing government of being desirous to rig elections through electronic voting.
News Desk Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said polls will be held in a free, fair and neutral manner in future using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs
Operation of the electronic voting is reportedly simple: One inserts one's CNIC into EVM
to get biometric verification, then selects a party or candidate to vote for by pressing its flag or electoral symbol, and selects candidates.
Bumthang in the polls for the NC elections 2018 in Bumthang, the incumbent NC member, Nima, 40, was elected again for a second term after securing 3,513 votes (EVMs
- 2,551 and Postal Ballot - 962).
He stressed upon the contesting candidates of NA-4 to make aware the voters regarding use of new technology (EVM
) which would otherwise have no affect on the official results.
To be effective, EVM
practices and competencies must be integrated into the program manager (PM) acquisition decision-making process; the data provided by the EVM
) must be timely, accurate, reliable and auditable; and the EVMS
must be implemented in a disciplined manner consistent with the 32 Guidelines in the Electronic Industries Alliance Standard-748 EVMS
New Delhi: As many as 13 political parties questioned the reliability of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs
) used in India during elections, but when the Election Commission threw open a challenge to prove that the machines can be tampered with, only two parties accepted the dare but they too opted out of the event held on Saturday.