A mind map on Electroral politics for schools pourposes. Election: A mechanism or procedure by which people choose their representatives at regular intervals. Election commision: The entire process of election in our country is conducted, controlled and supervised by an independant body called the election commision.
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Need for Elections
Voters can choose the people who would make law for them.
Voters can choose those who would form government and take decisions.
Voters can choose the political party which would guide the government and law making
Announcements of dates
Nomination by the candidate
Scrutinizing of nomination papers
Withderwal of nominations
Publication on final lists:
Counting of votes
Features of democratic elections
Every adult citizen (above years) should be able to choose.
Elections should offer choices to the people.
Choice of selecting rulers should be offered at regular intervals.
Most preferred candidate should get elected
Free and fair elections to be held
Types of elections
Rigging: Fraud or malpreactises indulged by a party or a candidates to increase it votes. It includes stuffings ballot boxes by a few persons using the votes of others, recording multiple votes by same person and bribing or coercing polling officers to favour a candidate.
Booth capturing: Supporters or hired musclemen of a party or a candidate gain physical control of a polling booth, and cast false votes by threathing everyone or by preventing genuine veoters from reaching the polling booth.
Turnount: the percentage of eligible voters who cast their in an elections.
Incumbent: The current holders of political office. Usually the choice for the voters in the elections is between the incumbent party or candidate those who oppose them
Modle of conduct: A set of norms and guidlines to be followed by political parties and contesting candidates during election times
Constituency: Voters in a geographical area who elect a representativesto legislative bodies.
Election commision: The entire process of election in our country is conducted, controlled and supervised by an independant body called the election commision.
Elections A mechanism or procedure by which people choose their representatives at regular intervals
Mind Brush-up points
Mid - term elections
If the Lok Sabha or any state assemblies ( Vidhan Sabha) is dissolved before the expiry of its full term, and elections are held to constitute a new house, it is called mid term elections
If a representative form a constituency dies while in office,or if office falls vacant because of reasons like resignation, fresh elections are held in a particular constituency such an election is called by election
The Lok Sabha and the Vidhan Sabha in a state are normally elected every 5 YRS. which is known as General elections