Brazil’s Electoral Court to Buy 180,000 Electronic Voting Machines for 2020 Elections

According to TSE Information Technology Secretary Giuseppe Janino, replacing the equipment is necessary to improve the technology used at the polls. Brazil holds the largest computerized election in the world.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) will buy some 180,000 electronic voting machines to be used in next year's municipal elections, when new mayors and city council members will be chosen.

The new machines will replace the older ones, which came into operation in 2006 and 2008. The acquisition cost has not yet been determined.

This week, the TSE held a public hearing to receive suggestions from interested companies. The TSE also raised questions regarding technical specifications, safety, and maintenance of the equipment. Next Tuesday, July 9th, a technical opinion on the bids submitted to . . .

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