VVPAT

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE  Context: A petition by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has called for the 100% counting of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips during elections as the current system fails to guarantee that votes are counted as cast. Currently, the Election Commission of India (ECI) mandates counting …

Remote voting for migrant workers: The plan the Election Commission of India (EC) has outlined

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies   Source: IE   Direction: The article covers Multi-Constituency Remote Electronic Voting Machine (RVM) – need, unique features, the voting process and issues raised by the EC itself.   Context: The EC announced that it has developed a prototype for a Multi-Constituency Remote …

Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)

Topics covered: RPA related issues. Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT): Context: The Election Commission has decided to use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) along with Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at all the Polling Stations in the upcoming assembly elections in four states and Union territory. What is VVPAT? Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) …