The reality: broken registration processes have not made voting easy for citizens. Still, here are some steps to register and how to find your name in the voter rolls.
Find details of voter rolls, candidate information and polling booth information for the Lok Sabha 2009 elections here »
First, it is not too late to register to vote. The last date to register for the Bangalore region was expected to be 23 April, next week. [Update: AROs have apparently stopped accepting applications since April 16 - please see comment below.]
Second, if you are already registered and need to check if your name on the rolls, there is a way.
This article will get you started.
Greater Bangalore consists of 3 districts with its delimited assembly constituencies. Where you live will determine which district, constituency and polling booth you fall under.
151 K R Puram
154 Rajarajeshwari Nagar
156 Mahalakshmi Layout
160 Sarvagna Nagar
161 C V Raman Nagar
172 B T M Layout
176 Bangalore South
Each constituency has a set of "Parts" or Polling booth Areas.
Relationship between wards and constituencies:
How to register to vote?
1. Which Form?
For inclusion of names on the Voters list, for inclusion of missing names & transposition of names from the previous to the present constituency (Enclose copy of the address proof, & age proof if you are enrolling for the first time)
For deleting or objecting to the non-resident and deceased persons' names from the list
For making corrections to the particulars of oneself on the list
For transposition of entry from one part of the Roll to another part in the same constituency
2. Where do I get the form?
3. Where to give the form?
See list of voter registration offices.
Also available at
BBMP Constituency level help is at
Click here for other helpline details.
How to find your name on the voter rolls?
1. Identify your district in district list.
For help: use interactive map of districts and constituencies: http://karsec.gov.in/maps/karsec-tum.swf
2. Navigate to your constituency under the district:
For e.g. BBMP details are at
To find out your constituency, use the map
3. In constituency, identify your part/polling booth area
The partwise list for each constituency is given:
E.g. Bommanahalli list is at:
To find out your part/polling booth number, use the map and figure out where your street/address is.
E.g. Bommanahalli map is at:
(Occasionally, it is not clear as the map is not very accurate)
4. To see the rolls, click on the part number.
E.g. For Part 15 in Bommanahalli, you will get
Search for your name in the voter list
1. Click Here for search site:
2. Fill in your name and pin. You would need to try various spellings as the names are transliterated from enumeration records in Kannada. ⊕