Shimla, Nov 6: Voting for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 is set to take place on November 9. The voters’ list is out on the Himachal Pradesh Election Department Website as voters prepare to cast their votes this Thursday. The voter slip will be available soon. The voter list is available at www.himachal.nic.in . Also Read - Himachal Pradesh Tourism News: Kangana Ranaut Invites Visitors - List of 5 Best Places to Explore

It is important to check whether your name has been listed in the voter list before you go to cast your vote on Thursday. You can check your name in the voter list by SMS, by Voter Id card number and also by name. You can also scan the full list of your area to check your name in the list. Also Read - Foundation Stone Laid by Sonia Gandhi Goes 'Missing' From Atal Tunnel, Congress Threatens Protest

How to check your name on voter list online

  • To check your name on the Himachal Pradesh voter list, go to www.himachal.nic.in .
  • The above link will take you to a firm page, where you have to fill details of your area. In the district field, fill the district. In the Assembly Segment field, fill the name of the Assembly constituency / Vidhan Sabha seat. In the polling station field, fill the area where you will cast your vote.
  • To check your name in voter list / electoral roll via SMS, Type HP<Space>EPIC<Space>EPIC NO e.g. HP EPIC
    CLF0460121 and send it to 51969
  • To check your name via Voter Id Card number, click here

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections will have photo voter slips. There will be 7,521 polling booths across the hill state. The voting compartment size has been increased from 24 to 30 inches. For the first time, Himachal Pradesh will have 136 all women managed booths. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh Travel News: Inter-State Bus Services to Resume Soon

The counting of votes will take place on December 18. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister is vying for the post yet again while the Bharatiya Janata Party has chosen veteran Prem Kumar Dhumal for the Chief Ministerial post.