Computerized polling stations for 2016 elections

 •  English
279 views

A computer system will monitor the attendance and prevent fraudulent voting in the June local elections and November parliamentary elections, Romania's Standing Electoral Authority (AEP) announced on its website.

Photo credit: (c) Constantin DUMA / AGERPRES archive

The system involves the voters presenting their ID to computer operators, instead of submitting them to polling stations' staff. The system then confirms the voter is over 18 years of age, not deprived of the voting right, possibly listed in another election district, and has not already voted in the same poll. Red-flagging by the computer allows the polling station chairman to prevent a person from voting or direct them to the proper polling station.

The system requires 30,000 trained operators. AEP has started the recruiting procedure.AGERPRES

Keywords:
The content of the www.agerpres.ro website has the exclusive purpose of public informing.
All the information published on this website by AGERPRES is protected by relevant legal dispositions.
It is forbidden to copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, distribute, publish, display, modify, create derived components or products or full services, as well as any exploitation of the site's content.
Details in the section Terms of Use. If you are interested in picking up AGERPRES news items, please contact the Marketing Department – marketing@agerpres.ro

The use of the Comments section entails your obligation to respect the AGERPRES terms and conditions in regards to the publishing of comments on the www.agerpres.ro.

Leave a comment