Tool glitches force Dominican Republic to hunch vote
Problems with electronic voting systems have forced the Dominican Republic to suspend municipal elections across the countryFebruary 16, 2020, 6:50 PM1 min readSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Problems with electronic voting systems forced the Dominican Republic to suspend municipal elections across the country on Sunday. The president of the Central Electoral Board, Julio Cesar Castaños…
Considerations with electronic voting systems absorb forced the Dominican Republic to hunch municipal elections across the country
February 16, 2020, 6: 50 PM
1 min read
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic —
Considerations with electronic voting systems forced the Dominican Republic to hunch municipal elections across the country on Sunday.
The president of the Central Electoral Board, Julio Cesar Castaños Guzmán, acknowledged the voting modified into once halted after about three hours thanks to problems at about 50 p.c of the polling locations that ragged electronic ballotmachines.
Such machines were ragged in 17 of the Caribbean country’s 158 municipalities and the capital —most frequently the most populous areas.
Opposition occasions complained that some of their candidates were no longer performing on the electronic ballots.
Electoral authorities acknowledged they would investigate the reason within the abet of the considerations and attempt to uncover if it modified into once intentional.
Electoral officials acknowledged they would meet with political birthday celebration leaders within the approaching days to dwelling a recent date for elections.
The electoral commentary mission of the Organization of American States acknowledged it modified into once told regarding the considerations Saturday night, on the replace hand it modified into once no longer probably to unravel them earlier than voting began. It pledged to continue supporting the electoral course of.
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