14:19 - 2023-05-10
Today, Wednesday, the High Elections Commission announced that voters born in 2005 will be included in the elections, while noting that the biometric registration data is encrypted and subject to cybersecurity.
"The biometric registration process has been going on since the Board of Commissioners assumed its duties, and it includes voter registration and the inclusion of new borns every year who have reached the legal age (18 years or more)," the commission's spokeswoman, Jumana Al-Ghalali, said in a press statement, indicating that "this year Voters born in 2005 will be included.
She explained, "The biometric registration process takes place through registration centers, which numbered 1,079 centers, in addition to mobile teams that visit state institutions and departments, as well as semi-official institutions, organizations and unions."
She indicated that "the process of updating the voter register has not yet started, as it is linked to the launch of the electoral process," stressing that "the biometric registration data and the future of the voter registry update data are encrypted and subject to cybersecurity, and therefore no voter can view the data of another voter or any other voter." citizen to view another's data.
And she indicated, "The biometric card data bears the registration center and the polling center, while the rest of the text and vital data are encrypted and cannot be viewed," explaining that "all the commission's work, including data and analyzes, is encrypted and subject to cybersecurity."
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