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Section 59 Manner of voting at elections - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the Manner of voting at elections? Section 59 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 59 : Manner of voting at elections

At every election where a poll is taken votes shall be given by ballot in such manner as may be prescribed, and, save as expressly provided by this Act, no votes shall be received by proxy:

Provided that the votes at every election to fill a seat or seats in the Council of States shall be given by open ballot.

 

 

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 51 Non-attendance of polling or counting agents

CHAPTER III - General Procedure at Elections

Section 52 Death of candidate of reorganised political party before poll

Section 53 Procedure in contested and uncontested elections

Section 54. Special procedure at elections in constituencies where seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes Rep. by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1961 (40 of 1961), s. 12 (w.e.f. 20-9-1961).

Section 55 Eligibility of members of Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes to hold seats not reserved for those castes or tribes

CHAPTER IV - The Poll

Section 56 Fixing time for poll

Section 57 Adjournment of poll in emergencies

Section 58 Fresh poll in the case of destruction, etc., of ballot boxes

Section 58A Adjournment of poll or countermanding of election on the ground of booth capturing

Section 59 Manner of voting at elections

Section 60 Special procedure for voting by certain classes of persons

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