electronic voting machine (EVM)

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

EC doctored parties’ stance on EVM

According to the Election Commission, 17 parties during their talks with the EC opined in favour of using EVMs in the next national polls but The Daily Star found that at least four of them actually spoke against using EVMs.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

EC should use EVM only after ensuring it has no technical faults: TIB

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the Election Commission that they should take the decision on using EVM only after ensuring it is technically faultless.

January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020

People not ready to cast vote using EVMs: Tabith

Tabith Awal, BNP’s mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation election, says people were not ready to cast their votes using the Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) in the election scheduled for January 30.

January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020

Writ seeks ban on EVM use

A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking a ban on the use of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the elections, claiming that the ordinance that allows use of EVM is unconstitutional.

May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019

Indian EC to match EVM results with VVPAT slips during vote counting

For the first time in India’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Election Commission is to undertake exercise of matching EVM results with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine slips during vote-count of the ongoing polls on May 23.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

India polls: EVM glitches reported from 50 places in Andhra

Andhra Pradesh is going to polls to elect 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha members. Voters turned up in good numbers at the polling stations as the exercise began at 7:00am, even as EVM glitches were reported from some places.

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

EVM to be used from 3rd phase of UZ polls: EC secy

Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) will be used from the third phase of Upazila Parishad elections.

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

EC picks 6 seats for EVM use

Electronic voting machines will be used in Dhaka-6 and-13, Chattogram-9, Rangpur-3, Khulna-2 and Satkhira-2 constituencies in the upcoming parliamentary election.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

6 constituencies to see EVM use

The Election Commission yesterday finally clarified its position on the use of electronic voting machines in the December 30 national election, saying EVMs would be used in all polling centres of six constituencies.

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

No backing out of EVM use: CEC

Despite strong opposition from the Jatiya Oikyafront, the election commissioners will sit today and decide how and in which places the electronic voting machines will be used.