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DRC activists warn over voting machines after U.S. mid-term glitches | Africanews - 2 months ago, 10 Nov 10:18

By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...

A pro-democracy activist group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, have cautioned the elections body, CENI, against the planned use of electronic voting machines going into the December 23 polls.

The group, Lucha RDC, referenced reports that voting machines in parts of the United States had broken down and left voters stranded and worried.

Lucha wrote on a tweet by a US reporter, Kira Lerner, “2018 midterm elections in the United States: voting machines have caused serious problems.

Thousands of people could not vote, had to wait several hours, or complain that their vote was changed by these machines. CENI be warned.

“Thousands of people could not vote, had to wait several hours, or complain that their vote was changed by these machines.” The reporter had said voters in parts of southeastern U.S. encountered issues with the machines.

DRC’s elections body has strongly defended the move to use ...
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