The National Electoral Council (CNE) continues this Wednesday with the first phase of the electoral data audit, an activity that began last Monday and that aims to verify the integrity of the files that make up the fingerprint databases of the voters to guarantee the non-duplication of records in the definitive database that will be used in the regional and municipal elections of November 21.
This audit is carried out in the data center of the electoral body at the Bolivarian University of Venezuela, and has the participation in person and online of more than 20 organizations with political purposes, as well as technicians and officials of the Electoral Power, who agreed to use a set of applications that allow validating the files that contain the biographical information of each voter (name, date of birth, identity card number, photograph), as well as their biometric information (fingerprints), indicates a note press.
So far, the veracity of the files has been proven and the non-duplication of the records contained has been confirmed. Regarding the quality of the fingerprints, the verification showed 98% efficiency of the impressions contained in the databases.
For this verification, a sample of 105.768 records was randomly structured, corresponding to 0,5% of the total fingerprints contained in the Electoral Registry database. Additionally, during the first day of the audit, the source codes of the structures of the fingerprint comparison applications were validated.
The activity was attended by national observers, as well as representatives of the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (Ceela), which is located in Venezuela. Other electoral oversight organizations from Latin America and other regions participated through the digital platform.