Cast your Vote Wisely: Learn more about your candidate’s history through Facebook & Voters Helpline

    The clock’s ticking and there are not even 24 hours left for polling. You gonna decide your next five years with just a simple vote tomorrow. But, have you checked your name in the list of voters yet? If not, do right away. Here’s how –

    Acknowledging your name’s missing in the list at last minute can cause you troubles.

    (Tip: If you find out your name’s missing, you can cast a challenge vote or ask the BLO for help. They can guide you in performing your right. Find out your appointed BLO from

    Cast your Vote Wisely: Learn more about your candidate’s history through Facebook & Voter Helpline

    Voter Helpline

    Interestingly, Facebook has set up a new option in the settings menu with the name of “Elections 2019“, where one can find out the profiles of their leaders/candidates by setting up your location/constituency.

    Besides, if they have an active Facebook account/page, you get see all their campaigns and election activities in the video section too.

    But the Big ones here.

    Voter Helpline

    An app which is highly resourceful but mostly unused. This app is available in both Playstore and Appstore with millions of downloads. What’s bad is, everyone uses this just to verify their Voter ID or checking the application status, but there’s a lot more you can do.

    Complain – If you see anyone misleading the public on the eve of elections, you can quickly complain that to authorities by taking a snap or writing to them.

    Activities of bribing, manhandling, looting, etc are common happenings on this occasion, if you spot them anywhere, better inform them to be stopped.

    Checking your candidate’s history of criminal cases or their accumulated wealth is what you can do from here.

    Open the app and select the “Candidate” option. Now, from the below options,  configure your candidate’s designation and his area of contesting.

    You’d be shown all the candidates who’re contesting from that locality and can see their profiles. Now click on the affidavit option to see their nomination papers and other documents submitted to the electoral commission.

    Be aware and wise in choosing your visionary.

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