The Commission is conducting a "simulation experiment" for electronic voting
07/5/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Hamoudi: The mechanism of modern voting sends messages of reassurance to all
Baghdad / Muhannad Abdul Wahab
With the completion of the preparations for the polling day, on 12 May, expectations indicate that the participation rate may exceed 50% throughout the country, while the Electoral Commission is keen to ensure the transparency and integrity of the electoral process.
In order to give more messages of confidence and confidence to the political blocs, the Commission on Sunday, "simulation experience" of the electoral process and the mechanism of electronic voting, the Constitutional Hall in Parliament, in the presence of a number of leaders of blocs and MPs and the media, including "morning."
The first speaker of parliament, Hammam Hamoudi, described it as "positive," adding that it "increased confidence in the work of these
modern equipment ."
"The mechanism of electronic voting is very modern and has only been used in a number of countries, including South Korea, Russia and Kazakhstan," Hammoudi said in a statement to Al-Sabah. "The doubts about them are reasonable, but the tests carried out by the Commission give reassurance Full of the work of those devices. "
Hamoudi predicted that "the participation rate in the elections will exceed 50 percent, because it is conducted after the great victory over the terrorist gangs."
For his part, the head of the electoral administration in the Commission Riad Badran, said in a statement to the "morning", "The Commission conducted the fourth experiment to test the electronic devices, which will work on May 12 for the public vote and 10 of the same month to vote private," noting that " Has proved its accuracy by matching the visas to the voters on the
He added that "the Commission has completed its preparations for the elections, and prepared the necessary precautions to face any obstacles in the process of matching and the carrier and the verification unit."
In addition, the legal adviser to the President of the Republic, Amir Kanani, said in an exclusive statement to "Al-Sabah" that "the process of counting and counting electronic is advanced, especially since most civilized countries have left the manual sorting."
In regard to the experiment carried out by UNHCR yesterday, he stressed that "will reach the largest number of voters, and will give a positive message to the street," noting that "the proportion of confidence by the political blocs that attended the experiment up to 99 percent."
Kanani said that "the President of the Republic is very interested in electronic counting and counting, especially as that way to make the Iraqi elections to spare the elections of developed and civilized countries [/rtl]
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