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Who can give vote to the president to nominate .

Asked by sumitdastidar, 19 Jul '07 09:19 am
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The President of India is elected, whenever the office becomes vacant, by an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both houses of the Parliament and the elected members of the State Legislative Assemblies (Vidhan Sabha). The election uses the Single Transferable Vote method of proportional representation. Voting takes place by secret ballot.

Each elector casts a different number of votes. The general principle is that the total number of votes cast by Members of Parliament equals the total number of votes cast by State Legislators. Also, legislators from larger states cast more votes than those from smaller states. Finally, the number of legislators in a state matters; if a state has a few legislators, then each legislator has relatively more votes; if a state has many legislators, then each legislator has fewer votes.


The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India.The actual calculation for votes cast by a particular state is calcu ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 19 Jul '07 09:23 am

 
  
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