District Election Office

This Office serves as an important link between the Electoral Machinery & Citizens. This branch looks after the preparation of Electoral Roll, preparation of elector’s photo-identity card (EPIC), reorganization and rationalization of polling stations etc.

Collector & District Election Officer is over all Controlling Authority of all the elections in the District. He is Returning Officer for Parliamentary Constituency. Officer not below the rank of Deputy Collector are designated as Returning Officers for Legislative Assembly Constituencies. Generally Returning Officers for Legislative Assembly Constituencies are designated as Assistant Returning Officer for
Parliamentary Constituency election.

Functions :

  • Issuance of Photo-identity cards to voters.
  • Corrections pertaining to Identity cards.
  • Issuance of attested copies of Electoral Rolls on demand to public.
  • Maintain the record regarding elections.
  • Responsible for the up-keep and maintenance of Ballot Boxes, Electronic voting machines, steel trunks and
  • previous record of Electoral Rolls.
  • Stationary depot where stationary pertaining to the elections is printed.
  • To accept and scrutinize the nomination forms of the candidates.
  • To allot the election symbols to the contesting candidates.
  • To publish the notice regarding the election.
  • To prepare a list of contesting candidates.
  • Printing of ballot papers and to forward the postal ballots to the service electors.
  • Deputing the polling officers to the polling booths with the election materials.
  • To supervise the functions of the polling officers in the Constituency on the day of poll and forward the necessary report to the Election Commission of India and the Chief Electoral Officer.
  • To get the polling completed during the election in a fair and just manner and as per the statutory provisions.

Contact Details

District Election Office
Collector Office, Jilla Seva Sadan,
Chhotaudepur

Contact No :
Email ID : eo-cho[at]gujarat[dot]gov[dot]in

Website : https://ceo.gujarat.gov.in/