1664814801 After the first round CPLP observers say the electronic voting

After the first round, CPLP observers say the electronic voting system is secure

The Election Observation Mission of the Countries of the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP) published this Monday (3) a document concluding that the use of the electronic voting system is safe and reliable and does not call into question the transparency and truth of the elections. this Sunday.

The mission is composed of fourteen observers, presidents, members and technicians from the electoral administrations of Angola, Cape Verde, GuineaBissau, Mozambique, Portugal and TimorLeste.

“The use of electronic means of voting, under the specific conditions observed and a publicly known validation process, has proven to be safe, reliable and expeditious, and did not give rise to any complaints or procedures that could jeopardize the transparency and truth of the vote,” concludes the document.

The team’s work focused on 50 polling stations where around 12,500 voters were registered.

In the document, the observers stated that “legal procedures were followed at the establishment, opening and during voting at the polling stations visited” and that the voting was conducted without “interference or incident”.

“The Election Observation Mission (…) considers that, from an organizational point of view, the general elections in Brazil have been held, in principle, in accordance with applicable legal norms and in compliance with international requirements,” the statement said.

See what the National Congress looked like after the elections

See what the National Congress looked like after the elections

When asked about the hourlong queues at some polling stations, João Manuel Rosa de Almeida, a member of the National Electoral Commission and spokesman for the mission, said the problem was related to the complexity of the process.

Almeida mentioned the fact that Brazil holds elections for several positions simultaneously and uses the open list voting system.

“In the beginning, the lines were small. Then they grew to the end. That often has to do with voters piling up at the last minute, but it also has to do with the complexity of the process,” he said.

The observer also said he was awaiting a new invitation from the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) to act in the second round of elections on October 30.

VIDEOS: Political News