VVPAT in Gujarat Election
Election commission will use VVPAT in Gujarat Election first time. VVPAT is extended version of EVM. Printing vote in slip in VVPAT machine.
The Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail is a method that provides feedback to voters. It is an independent verification printer machine and is attached to electronic voting machines. It allows voters to verify if their vote has gone to the intended candidate.
When a voter presses a button in the EVM, a paper slip is printed through the VVPAT. The slip contains the poll symbol and name of the candidate. It allows the voter to verify his/her choice. After being visible to the voter from a glass case in the VVPAT for seven seconds, the ballot slip will be cut and dropped into the drop box in the VVPAT machine and a beep will be heard. VVPAT machines can be accessed by polling officers only.
Below are steps to give the vote.
1. Click on button for your candidate
2. There will be sound to Bip tone and Red light will blink
3. You can check the receipt printed in VVPAT printer with name , number and sign of candidate for 7 seconds.
4. It is verified that your vote will goes to the right candidate.
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