Definition : Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail
Category : Governmental » Standards
Country/Region : India India
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What does VVPAT mean?

Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) is an add-on system attached to the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) that allow the voters to verify that their vote was casted correctly, and to provide a means to audit the stored electronic results in the Electronic Voting Machine. During each vote the printer in the VVPAT provide the voter with a receipt that allows the voter to verify his/her vote. The receipt contains the name of the candidate for whom the vote has been casted and election symbol of the candidate.