Every Ballot Paper Counts!!
Cast your ballot accurately
Voting is a key demonstration of democratic nation. As you go through the following steps to cast your vote, make sure you follow the procedures accurately so that your vote can be counted.
Correct Ballot MarkingsDownload Full voting Steps
Note: Everything will boil down to how you mark the ballot paper. Make sure you accurately mark the ballot within the designated marking spaces without any overlap.
When a registered voter goes to vote at his / her polling centre, s/he will go through the following procedures.
Steps for Accurate Voting
As the voter arrives, s/he will:
Join the queue to enter the polling centre, and wait in an orderly manner.
Present his/ her Voter’s ID Card to the NEC Queue Controller if asked to.
This is so that the queue Controller can check that the voter is at the correct polling centre.
Rejoin Queue / Go to correct station
Move forward to his/her designated polling STATION. S/he must join the queue again to enter this station, and wait in an orderly manner.
Wait in Queue
When the voter reaches the front of the queue at his/her polling STATION, s/he will:
Present your Voter’s ID card to the NEC Identification Officer
ECSL Ballot Issuer
The voter now proceeds as directed to the NEC Ballot Issuer
The voter now proceeds as directed to stand behind an empty screen and mark his/her ballot papers.
Drop Ballot Paper into Ballot Box
The voter now precedes from the voting screen to place her/his ballot papers in the respective ballot boxes.
Finger Marking and Exit Station
When the voter has placed his/her 2 ballot papers into the ballot boxes, s/he will then move the Ballot Box Controller to get his / her finger ink.