Abu Dhabi: A cross-section of Indian expatriates in the UAE welcomed Indian Government's decision on Wednesday to give Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) the right to vote from abroad
in elections in India through proxy voting.
Elsewhere, Iraq's electoral commission said nearly 190, 000 Iraqi expatriates had registered to vote from abroad
The ministry has requested municipal election management offices to speed up registration work so those who have already applied to vote from abroad
can cast votes in the coming election," a ministry official said.
Summary: Indian expats in the UAE urge government to amend law to allow them to vote from abroad
at the earliest
On April 18 ONPE planning chief Carlos Loyola said that the body had counted all but 33% of the vote from abroad
and some blocks of votes from remote parts of the country, leading him to promise that the count would be done, at latest, during the following week.
As well as absentee ballots from those troops, their families can vote from abroad
Abu Dhabi: The Indian Government told the country's Supreme Court on Friday that it would amend the existing electoral law to allow millions of Non-resident Indians (NRIs) living across the globe to vote from abroad
in elections back home.
The Lebanese diaspora have long been unable to vote from abroad
Abu Dhabi: On Friday (July 21, 2017), millions of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) spread across the world, who have been eagerly waiting for the right to vote from abroad
in elections back home, will know how and when the Indian government will implement such a mechanism.
Overseas voters can apply to register to vote by May 16 and once registered, must apply to vote by post or proxy in order to be able to vote from abroad
He wrote an enthusiastic post last May with a step-by-step guide on how to vote from abroad
Only a registered overseas voter can cast a vote from abroad
so the application period is important, the statement said.