What occurs if another person casts your vote?

November 3, Kathmandu. Voting for the number of members of the House of Representatives and the State Assembly will start on Sunday. Since voting will be executed from 7 am to five pm, voters vote in response to their convenience.

The Election Commission has given the power to vote on the premise of voter ID card, citizenship or different proof of identification to the individual whose identify is within the voter listing.

In some locations, there’s a tendency to vote in another person’s identify by bowing or by different means. What would occur if another person voted in his identify when he reached the polling station?

Anticipating this odd state of affairs, the Election Commission has made an alternative provision each time it makes guidelines.

Initially, the vote solid by the pretend voter could attain the poll field, however it isn’t doable to tell apart which vote he has solid. Therefore, initially, it isn’t doable to cancel the votes solid by pretend voters and it isn’t executed. But later the actual voters who attain the polling station get the opportunity to vote.

If another person casts a vote of their identify, an actual voter can vote. But the vote expressed by him is known as ‘Tender Ballot’ and is stored in a separate envelope as a substitute of within the poll field. When a voter goes to the polling station, whether it is confirmed that another person has solid a vote in his identify, he can declare to the polling officer that he’s a real voter.

The polling officer works to understand whether or not he’s an actual voter or not. If the polling officer is assured that he’s a real voter, the polling officer shall hold a document and difficulty a young poll to such individual.

The polling officer ought to hold a separate file of the tender poll paper and write ‘tender poll paper’ on the poll paper as properly. There is a provision within the guidelines that the poll paper must be stored in a separate envelope contained in the poll field and submitted to the election officer.

Such ballots usually are not counted through the counting of votes. However, if there’s a criticism associated to the election and if the courtroom deems that it’s essential to decide, then the tender ballots can even be counted and the outcomes of the counting must be printed based mostly on that.