Election Notification 2012 for Vice President of India
Election Commission of India released Election Notification for Vice President of India as Mohd. Hamid Ansari, Vice-President of India, is up to 10th August 2012. The Vice-President is elected by the members of the Electoral College consisting of the members of both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote. The nominated Members of both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are also eligible to be included in the Electoral College and, therefore, they are entitled to participate in the election.
The Electoral College for the present election of the Vice-President consists of the following members TOTAL=790:
a) Rajya Sabha Elected = 233 Nominated= 12
b) Lok Sabha: Elected =543 Nominated=2
Important Dates for the Election of Vice President:
|1||Issue of Election Notification||06-07-2012 (Friday)|
|2||Last date of Nominations||20-07-2012 (Friday)|
|3||Date for the Scrutiny of nominations||21-07-2012 (Saturday)|
|4||Last date for the withdrawal of Nominations||23-07-2012 (Monday)|
|5||Date on which a poll shall||07-08-2012 (Tuesday)10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.|
|6||Date on which Counting||07-08-2012 (Tuesday)At 6.00 P.M.|
The list of Members of the Electoral College maintained by the Commission for the Vice-Presidential Election, 2012 is available in English & Hindi separately for sale @ Rs.50/ per copy from the counter opened in the premises of the Election Commission. Electoral College for the Vice-Presidential Election, 2012 is also available in the Commission’s web-site (http://www.eci.nic.in).