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EVMs, VVPATs shifted back to storage houses
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EVMs, VVPATs shifted back to storage houses

Mysore:  After over a month-long electoral battle to the 17th Lok Sabha, the entire electoral process ended yesterday for the Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency with counting and shifting of machines to storage houses. All Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines that were used for the counting were shifted back to the…

Mobile toilets for Policemen guarding EVMs
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Mobile toilets for Policemen guarding EVMs

Mysuru:  In a major relief to Policemen guarding the strong rooms at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road, Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli) where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trial (VVPAT) machines are stored for the counting day on May 23, mobile toilets are set up at the college premises. Though…

EVMs under 3-tier security
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EVMs under 3-tier security

Mysuru: Three-tier security has been provided at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management in Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli) where the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trial (VVPAT) machines and the Control Units are stored in strong rooms. Votes were polled across eight Assembly segments (Chamaraja, Narasimharaja, Krishnaraja, Chamundeshwari, Hunsur, Periyapatna, Virajpet and Madikeri) that…

EVMs, VVPATs shifted to taluk treasuries, strong rooms
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EVMs, VVPATs shifted to taluk treasuries, strong rooms

Mysuru: With hardly a month to go for the clash of titans in the Lok Sabha Elections, the Election Commission, aided actively by the ground-level implementation officers are fully geared up for the festival of democracy by ensuring the poll process is glitch-free. While a massive exercise has begun to sensitise voters by Systematic Voter’s…

Candidate photos on EVMs, cVIGIL app for transparency
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Candidate photos on EVMs, cVIGIL app for transparency

New Delhi: Voters in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will find, for the first time, the faces of the candidates along with their respective party symbols in the EVMs. The Election Commission (EC) is introducing a slew of new or improved measures as it aims to make the elections free, fair and transparent — with…

MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack
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MCC polls: Residents block vehicle; allege EVM hijack

Mysuru: Tense atmosphere prevailed last night at Gandhinagar where local residents and members of different political parties claimed that Electronic Voter Machines (EVMs) that stored the votes cast for Mysuru City Corporation  (MCC) yesterday were hijacked from the Polling Booths instead of being carried into Strong Rooms. The residents and party activists alleged that EVMs…

EVMs, VVPATs shifted from Counting  Centres to warehouse
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EVMs, VVPATs shifted from Counting  Centres to warehouse

Mysuru:  The two counting centres, one at Maharani’s Women’s Commerce and Management College on Valimiki Road and NIE-IT at Koorgalli which was a beehive of activity yesterday, returned to normalcy today. The Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and VVPATs (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) which were used for counting of votes cast by the electorate on…

Mock Poll held to validate EVMs and VVPAT units
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Mock Poll held to validate EVMs and VVPAT units

Mysuru: With the State Assembly poll schedule announced, the District Administration held a Mock Poll Drill at the MysoreOne Centre on Seshadri Iyer Road this morning where the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) units are stocked. The exercise was just to ensure that the equipment was in order with…

Checking of EVMs, VVPAT at MCC Zonal Office
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Checking of EVMs, VVPAT at MCC Zonal Office

Mysuru: The First Level Checking (FLC) of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is going on at the storage room in the MCC Zonal Office, opposite  Vidyavardhaka College on Seshadri Iyer Road, since the last four to five days. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep (now transferred) and the officials from…

Don’t mislead voters on EVMs, VVPATs: SEC warns of criminal action
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Don’t mislead voters on EVMs, VVPATs: SEC warns of criminal action

Bengaluru:  The State Election Commission (SEC) will initiate criminal action against those carrying reports to mislead voters regarding Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT), warned Karnataka Election Commission Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar. He was speaking to reporters at his office ‘Nirvachana Nilaya’ in  Bengaluru yesterday. “Rumours are being…

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