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TSE Decides to Extend Contract for Electronic Voting Rights Exercise



TSE judges approved direct contracts with a majority of the votes. / Tokyo Stock Exchange

TSE judges approved direct contracts with a majority of the votes. / Tokyo Stock Exchange

The Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) has given the Legislative Assembly one month to withdraw from the non-competitive contract on electronic voting and to implement a competitive management contract on electronic voting for El Salvadorans to use abroad in the 2024 elections. elected to request an extension of

In the process, an Evaluation Panel (PEO) analyzes the four most qualified offers by the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Computer Services Unit (USI).

The Tokyo Stock Exchange had approved the direct contract process on Monday, but the magistrate stalled after the first option, the consortium of companies’ contract, received only two votes. Approval of the contract formula was notified Tuesday by TSE and Chief Justice Dora Esmeralda Martinez de Barahona.


The Special Act on the Exercise of Voting Abroad mandates that the two required electronic voting systems (remote Internet voting and in-person electronic voting) be ready at least eight months before the election date. That is, the deadline he expires on June 3, 2023 at midnight. In response to this decision, the Tokyo Stock Exchange chose to request a one-month extension from the legislative assembly, according to sources familiar with the Tokyo Stock Exchange. A majority of lawmakers have yet to rule on the extension request, but yesterday they expressed concern about the hiring delays.

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In a vote last Monday, Judge Marlon Harold Cornejo upheld Julio Olivo’s decision to support direct contracting by competition, although there were no votes on the formula at the time.

According to Cornejo, contracting with competitors can lower prices, increase transparency and avoid signaling, including international ones.

The TSE has not disclosed the composition of the PEO, but according to the Public Procurement Law, the PEO is composed of public procurement department managers, applicants, financial analysts, experts, legal representatives, and price managers. there is Rationality analyst.

3 facts you should know

1.- For Presidents and Members of Parliament

Electronic voting will be conducted for El Salvadorans abroad to elect a president, vice president and members of parliament.

2.- How many Salvadorans are there?
By April, 647,698 Salvadorans had drunk and driven abroad. My passport is gone. they can match.

3.- Vote for San Salvador
Salvadoran votes residing abroad are assigned to the province of San Salvador.

Important Dates for Alien Voting Law and Process

The planning of voting abroad is punctual according to the deadlines required by the election schedule and special laws on exercising suffrage abroad. You may default on your obligations.

March 6, 2023
This is the date we plan to begin auditing the immigration, foreign affairs and registration data that make up the foreign registry.

June 3, 2023
This is the last day the electronic voting system will be ready, starting with the 30-day session on January 6, 2024.

Source: Diario Elmundo

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