Friday, April 6, 2012

Voter registration for Bangalore MLC elections 2012

What is this election all about ?
Bangalore Graduate MLC is a constituency reserved for graduates. 7 of the 75 MLC constituencies in the Karnataka Legislative Council are reserved for the graduate voters; voters who are registered in a special voter-list for this election.
Less than 2% of voters cast their vote in the last election!

You can contribute in 3 simple steps:
1. Register to Vote
When ? - Now.
How? - Fill Form 18, take your original degree certificate, take a copy, take a copy of address proof and submit it at your local ARO/Ward office. Details below.
More info on website. (to generate form 18 and FAQs) (citizen matters comprehensive site about this election)

Give a missed call for any help during registration : 080 4931 1234

2. Register your family and friends
3. Vote in June.

Voter registration process:

Eligibility :
1. Graduates Degree holders as of November 1st2008
2. Resident of Bangalore

Documents needed :
1.Form 18
2.Copy of Degree Certificate
3.Residence Proof

In 2006, less than 20,000 people voted out of 15 Lakh graduates!! Register and make your vote count!
How to register
1. In person - Go to the designated office for your area (or one of the central locations listed below) with documents and originals. Get acknowledgement.
2. By Post - Get copy of degree certificate attested by a gazetted officer. Post documents to any of the central locations listed below.

For HAL 3rd Stage, (my local ward office)
BBMP Assistant Revenue Office,
HAL 2nd Stage,
16th B Main,
Near Little Flower Public School,
Phone - 080-22975835

Asst. Electoral Reg. Officer
BBMP Head Office
N.R. Square
Phone 080-22239044

Electoral Regn. Officer
Office of Regional Commissioner
2ndFloor BMTC Bus Stand, Shanti Nagar, K.H.Road
(Double Road)
Bangalore 560027
Phone 080-22109665

Asst. Electoral Regn. Officer
Deputy Commissioner
Bangalore Urban District
Next to Cauvery Bhavan
K G Road Bangalore
Phone 080-22211292