London 2021: Delivering successful elections - e-counting technology solution

The e-counting solution deployed by CGI and Smartmatic ensured ballot papers were scanned and processed quickly and accurately, with full auditability of results.

Key benefits:

  • More accurate vote counting solution
  • Increased transparency and integrity
  • Reduced manual handling of ballots
  • Highly secure election data
  • Rigorous cyber security measures
  • Full paper audit trail
  • Rapid response to changing election requirement

As CGI partners, Smartmatic provided:

  • 234 optical scanners to process the ballot papers in three count venues
  • 17.2 million printed postal and polling station ballot papers
  • 12,000 disposable ballot boxes
  • Software for the electronic counting solution
  • Support to the three count venues and the central consolidation site during the live counts