The Lok sabha polls of 2009 is coming fast to Karnataka and leaders are not leaving a second without campaigning.
The General elections in Karnataka are scheduled to be conducted in 2 phases. The first phase will constitute 17 constituencies and will be conducted on 23rd April and the second phase on 30th April for the remaining 11 constituencies.
Finding your name on the electoral list has always been a big problem throughout the country. But thanks to IT, electoral rolls (Finalized) have been put up on the Web for our convenience.
If you live in Bangalore Urban districts or BBMP area, click here to search for your name in the electoral list. You can either search by your pin code or by your constituency. Both are pain taking tasks and if you wish a simple way try this to search for your name.
If you live in the municipal corporation areas, then search for your name here .
If your name isn’t there in any of those searches then your best bet is to download the entire electoral list (in PDF) and then do the obvious.
If your name isn’t there even after that tedious search, then try searching in the deleted voters list.
I hope your name is missing in that list too, which tells that you probably missed somewhere in the above searches.
Update: All older non working links have been removed. You can now visit this page and get all the information you need.
How to find your polling booths?
In the complete list of electoral rolls in pdf format, you can find a map of your constituency indicating the polling booths. It will also have an ID card number like MWT20023 which can be used to find your polling booth using a website which CEO Karnataka will announce soon.
Alternatively, if you live in Bangalore city, you can search your polling booth by going to Google’s election center, where you can find the “Search voter rolls” when you scroll down.
You actually, don’t need to put any efforts said above as often the local leaders will give you slips that has your polling booth address, your Serial number in that list before elections.
If you already have your voter ID card you can find your polling booth number and your serial number (in your constituency) at the bottom of the back side of the card.
Update: The above information was given for 2009 elections. For all future elections where you need to search for your name in voter list of find your polling booth, you can simply visit the link the post.