The Karnataka Voter List can be viewed and downloaded by visiting the Election Commission of India (ECI) website. You have to first register on the website, https://eci.gov.in/ and then download the list.
How to do Your Voter Registration Online
Step 1: Visit to the ECI website: https://eci.gov.in/
Step 2: Select your state in which you have to be registered. In case you are a student, you will have to select the state as the one where you are pursuing your higher studies.
Step 3: Key in details like name, contact number, and email address.
Step 4: You will receive a user ID and password which you can use to log into the portal.
Step 5: Download Form 6 and fill it up.
Step 6: Submit the form and then upload scanned copies of your residence proof, latest photograph, and also your proof of age.
Step 7: You will see the form that you submitted and can track the status.
How to Download the Karnataka Voter List
Step 1: Go to https://eci.gov.in/ which is the ECI official website
Step 2: Select ‘PDF Electoral Roll‘.
Step 3: You will see ‘Links to PDF E-Roll' page.
Step 4: Choose your state/UT.
Step 5: Enter the Legislative Constituency and district.
Step 6: Click on ‘Get Booth List‘.
Step 7: The booth lists in your constituency will be displayed.
Step 8: Choose your booth.
Step 9: The Karnataka voter list will be downloaded.
Categories of Electors in India
General Electors: Voters that fall under this category are general citizens who cast their votes at polling booths.
Service Electors: These are citizens who work for Indian government and they cast their vote away from their homes. These include Armed Forces Personnel.
Overseas Electors: Those Indian citizens who do not stay in India and those who have not accepted citizenship of any country.
FAQs on Voter List Karnataka
- What is an overseas (NRI) elector?
- What is the meaning of Universal Adult Suffrage?
- If I am a non- citizen, can I take part in the elections in India?
This is an Indian citizen who resides outside of India and have not yet accepted the citizenship of any country. They are known as NRIs (Overseas Electors).
Universal Adult Suffrage is the right for every adulty citizen in India to vote. Regardless of their race, gender, and caste, if they are over 18 years, they can vote.
No, if you are a non-citizen, you cannot contest in the elections. Article 84(a) and 173(a) states that only a person who has an Indian citizenship is eligible to cast their vote and also contest in elections.