United States  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Venezuelans lead firm that cried foul on Venezuela election

SeattlePI.com Wednesday, 2 August 2017
LONDON (AP) — Electronic voting company Smartmatic was quick to blow the whistle on electoral fraud by the government of Venezuela, one of its oldest clients, because the credibility of the company and possibly its future depended on it. Smartmatic, whose chairman is a former deputy secretary general of the United Nations and current member of Britain's House of Lords, promotes its technology as a way to ensure transparency and participation in elections. "Even in moments of deep political conflict and division, we have been satisfied that the voting process and the count has been completely accurate," CEO Antonio Mugica told reporters while announcing the company had determined the turnout figures for an election in Venezuela held Sunday were tampered with. Smartmatic was created by Venezuelans to provide electronic voting machines used during the administration of the late President Hugo Chavez. Opposition figures, who called for a boycott of the election, disputed the turnout figure, saying they estimated that 2 million to 3 million people cast ballots.
Credit: CBS4 Miami - Published < > Embed
News video: Election Tech Company: Results Were ‘Tampered With’ In Venezuela Election

Election Tech Company: Results Were ‘Tampered With’ In Venezuela Election 02:02

CBS Miami's Manuel Bojorquez reports from Venezuela.

Recent related videos from verified sources

Venezuelans Struggle For Power, Water During Blackouts [Video]Venezuelans Struggle For Power, Water During Blackouts

Venezuelans in the capital city of Caracas tell Newsy about how the country's massive blackout affected them.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Frantic, Hungry Venezuelans Clash With Soldiers As Maduro Blocks Humanitarian Aid [Video]Frantic, Hungry Venezuelans Clash With Soldiers As Maduro Blocks Humanitarian Aid

Business Insider reports protesters and National Guardsmen clashed at Venezuela's borders on Saturday. Political and economic crisis have brought Venezuela to the brink of chaos. The opposition to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

You Might Like

Other recent news in Business

Golf was making a comeback even before TIGER WOODS won the Masters. Here's one way investors can capitalize. (ELY)With Interest: The Week in BUSINESS: Pinterest Provides I.P.O. Inspiration and Tesla Shows Off Self-Driving Cars
British cyber expert PLEADS GUILTY to creating malwareClimate protesters march in LONDON again; arrests hit 710
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.