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Elections are Coming: CEO-KA Plays PEEKABOO. Site out of sight – not out of mind

Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka, website has been playing Peekaboo with the citizens for some time. When we think that we have found it, at last, it misbehaves for a few days and hides again.  If you are a visitor without … Continue reading

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Elections are Coming: get a duplicate voter record free

A large number of duplicate entries in electoral rolls affects the truthfulness of statistical observations. When people say that turnout % in an election is low in Bangalore, that calculation is based on electoral rolls bloated with duplicate entries and … Continue reading

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Elections are Coming: a Drive Without a Driver

Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka (CEO-KA), Press Note No. DPAR 05 MC 2018 dated 02 Apr 2018, had announced a special registration drive on 8th April and that all the Booth Level Officers (BLOs) had been directed to be at their … Continue reading

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Elections are Coming: Trust Not The National Voters’ Services Portal

Among other useful features, The National Voters’ Services Portal (NVSP) allows us to search for voter data by entering the EPIC number or voter name. Unfortunately, the data we get with this query refers to an older version of the … Continue reading

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Elections are Coming: CEO-KA Quizzes and Confuses the Electors

Following is a glimpse of voters’ woes in Karnataka ahead of the assembly elections. They are created by the apathy of CEO-KA organisation despite regular feedback and offer of help to improve the system during the past ten years. The … Continue reading

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Elections and Coming – claims and counter claims

In the Electoral Roll Management System, claims mean citizens claim to be included as voters, by filing Form-6. Objections are requests to delete certain voter records by filing Form-7. Forms 8 requests to edit voter details and 8A is used … Continue reading

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A Healthy Birthday

Many people wished me today on my 68th birthday, by calling, mailing and posting on Facebook and Linkedin. Thank you for caring and for the kind thoughts, friends. The year that has gone by has been wonderful in many ways. … Continue reading

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