Ecuador: Modernizing elections in Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

Smartmatic went head-to-head with other solutions and delivered results in under an hour

Ecuador tried out three different voting technologies in three different areas during its sectional elections of 23 February. The aim was to choose the best possible one to use in future. The pilot involved 10% of the country’s voting population.

Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

In this province, Smartmatic provided a fully integrated and 100% automated and auditable solution involving 1,121 voting machines along with all the services needed to run them (see the ‘Services’ link to the right and below).

272,673 voters were registered to vote in this province – and all their votes counted towards the actual election results.

Each one could verify their choice was made using their printed paper voting receipts.