Is this my vote?

Print edition : May 24, 2019

A voter awareness programme on how to use EVMs and the functioning of VVPATs at Amritsar railway station on April 18. Photo: NARINDER NANU/AFP

Mock polling for Thoothukudi Lok Sabha constituency ahead of the election on April 18. The trust in the EVM’s ability to capture votes and count them correctly comes from the conviction that the polling agents of various political parties participate in a mock election conducted by the presiding officer in each voting booth. Photo: N. Rajesh

The Election Commission must undertake a transparent and comprehensive audit of its system and processes in order to ensure that the EVM-VVPAT-led electronic voting upholds the sanctity of electoral democracy.
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