(3) next Sunday, when the elections take place in four municipalities in Santa Catarina, the Regional Electoral Court of Santa Catarina (TRE-SC) will experience yet another new process to expedite the investigation.
“The goal of this broadcast experience via mobile phone, is to make the investigation a little more quickly, not giving up safety, transparency of the electoral process”, affirms Paulo Dionysus, election coordinator/SC. TRE at the close of voting at 5:0 pm of Sunday, the memory of the result of the URN, which is like a pendrive, is connected to a mobile phone, which contains an application developed by the TRE/SC. the data are gathered in one single file and transmitted over the Internet mobile internet, directly to the server of the TRE.
To the elector, the voting form is the same, what changes is the transfer of information. “With this new project, we will skip a step, that would be the registry constituency. He won’t receive this data, the transmission will be direct voting site for the TRE “, explains Samuel Fernandes, Coordinator of corporate solutions of TRE/SC.
The Eleitoal Regional Court ensured that the sending of this data will be done through a secure, encrypted channel and protected in order to protect the results of the URN. With the first available, the results of partial sections of other voting locations of Crickhowell will be received by the traditional method, until the end of the aggregation.
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