Venezuela’s 2010 parliamentary elections

Electronic voting Venezuela 2010 with Smartmatic´s technology

6,465 candidates registered with the National Electoral Council (CNE) before the June deadline. Up for grabs were 165 seats on the country’s National Assembly, or Parliament.

110 elected by nominal vote, 52 elected by list vote and 3 representatives of the indigenous population. During the same process 12 deputies to the Latin American Parliament were also elected.

According to the CNE, there were 17,575,975 citizens registered to vote. And we provided 12,562 polling stations, in which we installed 36,563 voting machines.  

Smartmatic was responsible for creating and setting up the automated system – to guarantee its proper functioning. Additionally, the CNE and political parties tested and audited the whole platform, to probe for any possible issue before the electoral event.