Dominican Republic: JCE will count manual 100% votes PLD presidential level

The Plenary of the Central Electoral Board announced yesterday that it will manually count all the votes of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD) at the presidential level and that it will also do the forensic audit of the “source codes and software” of the teams, although he reiterates no doubt of the automated system used in the primary of Sunday, but that makes the decision for greater transparency of the process.

In a press conference, the president of the organization, Julio César Castaños Guzmán, said that they communicated to the Electoral Boards of the 157 municipalities and the National District, in order to perform the physical audit of the votes of the 7,372 tables and for which They have already established the procedure.

He noted that the Municipal Boards will make a relationship of results at each table, from electronic to physical, which should be done with 100% of the votes, only in the case of the PLD and at the presidential level.

Counting concludes today. Castaños said that the physical counting work of the votes has already begun and that the term that the JCE has is for them to conclude today at 6:00 in the afternoon.


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