Brazilian electronic voting system is presented at seminar in the US

18/03/2005 - 0h07

Agência Brasil

Brasília - The president of the Federal Electoral Court (TSE) , Minister Carlos Velloso, the secretary of informatics of the TSE, Paulo Camarão, and the president of the Brazilian Institute of Electoral Law, Torquato Jardim, participated, yesterday (17), in the International Seminar on Electronic Voting: Challenges and Lessons for Election Observation, in Atlanta (US).

The encounter, sponsored by the Carter Center Foundation, seeks new strategies to help international agencies monitor elections around the world.

According to the TSE's press office, the Brazilians presented the system of electronic ballot boxes used in Brazil and spoke about its advantages in preventing fraud and accelerating the vote-counting process.

Translation: David Silberstein