In the end, the only things that remain are the facts and reality.
This weekend the Supreme Electoral Tribunal analyzed the voting technology tools and curiously many flaws were found, which logically it could be a catastrophe for the elections that are just around the corner.
During the whole reign of the government of our president Nayib Bukele has taught us and instilled transparency and legality towards any type of process, not only his team but also the Salvadoran people have been taught these important values that before were not followed within the government due to corruption. That said, this event has caused a lot of indignation not only to the Salvadoran people but also to the people within the government creating many doubts about the voting on February 28th.
Doubts and uncertainties that are negative consequences for the credibility of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal system, especially when they have always proclaimed themselves to be neat, honest and transparent.
There are always transparent people with values and the person who analyzed the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and all the technology tools let the Salvadoran people know publicly about the failures to take action on the matter and solve it as soon as possible in order to have real and credible voting results.
Because of this event, the magistrate of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, Guillermo Wellman Carpio, made bad decision towards the workers who publicly spread the word about these technological failures and leaked an audio where he punished the people.
Clearly, Carpios attitude just shows his inclination over other political parties that are against Bukele.
They will not allow themselves to be attacked by corruption.
That is precisely why so many surveys have been conducted and continue to be conducted both nationally and internationally and it is clear that people believe support and decide what Nuevas Ideas is the best political party for the legislature assembly, and that Nayib Bukele the best president for El Salvador.
That is why there are polls with results that day by day show how our president is in favor of the Salvadoran people, not only with polls results but with mos imprtantly through facts. The surveys just confirmed what salvadorans want and need.
And it must be said that salvadorans are are in favor of Nayib bukele’s and Nuevas Ideas, so that once and for all a resounding change can be made in the legislative assembly with fresh minds, (giving opportunity to young people) to be able to create a horizon full of opportunities to create a new El Salvador.
MAGISTRATE GUILLERMO WELLMAN THREATENS TO FIRE TSE TECHNICIANS
During a meeting of the collegiate body, the official confirmed that Stanley Osegueda is no longer TSE coordinator.
by Andrea Alas February 7, 2021https://diarioelsalvador.com/
The magistrate of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) for the ARENA party, Guillermo Wellman, confirmed that Stanley Osegueda is no longer coordinator of the Technical Informatics Commission of the institution, since in an audio obtained by “Diario El Salvador”, the official addresses several technicians with threats and emphasizes that Osegueda is no longer coordinator, so he cannot give him orders.
“Madam president, I cannot be in a discussion here where two employees are telling me what we are going to do. This is a collegiate body that has already made decisions, please respect them. I have not asked for your dismissal, but if you do not help, do not get in the way. You are no longer a coordinator”, emphasized Wellman in a meeting with the presiding magistrate, Dora Esmeralda Martinez.
In the audio he also threatens the technicians telling them that he has not asked for their “removal”, so it is better that they do not “get in the way”.
Osegueda’s removal was announced on February 5 and, according to Xavi Zablah, president of the Nuevas Ideas party, the fact occurred because the technician presented a report on the weaknesses of the computer system to be implemented by the TSE for the next elections on February 28.
In information that transcended to “Diario El Salvador”, the computer system of the TSE received an empty record and processed it, even though it had no content.
Similarly, the president of the republic, Nayib Bukele, denounced on his Twitter account that Magistrate Wellman is firing technicians who talk about the system’s problems.
“The Magistrate for ARENA in the TSE, Guillermo Wellman Carpio, is firing and threatening to fire any court technician who talks about the ‘problems’ of the system,” Bukele posted. He also indicated that the TSE removed the TSE’s head of projects from her post.
TSE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY THAT THEY DO NOT HAVE THE NECESSARY INPUTS TO USE TECHNOLOGY IN THE NEXT ELECTIONS
TSE Information Technology Commission informed in January that they do not have the necessary inputs to use technology in the next elections
CLASE POLÍTICALO ÚLTIMOFeb 07, 2021, 18:59 Pm
By Redacción UH www.ultimahorasv.com
The technicians of the Informatics Commission of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), expressed through a letter in January, that the collegiate body does not have the necessary inputs to use technology in the upcoming municipal and legislative elections to be held on February 28.
The letter was signed by the engineer, Stanley Osegueda, who was recently removed from his position, an action that was strongly criticized, due to the signs of electoral fraud given by the TSE.
In addition, Raúl Hasbún, another member of the Technical Informatics Commission, has been the victim of threats of dismissal by the TSE, for the same reason, questioning the objectivity of the Tribunal.
TSE RECOGNIZES ERRORS DETECTED IN ELECTION TEST BUT CONTRADICTS ITSELF REGARDING THE TIME TO OVERCOME THEM.
Magistrate Julio Olivo stated that there is still time to correct the errors detected in the test day. However, the presiding magistrate of the TSE pointed out that time is short to make the necessary adjustments.
by Jonathan Laguán February 7, 2021https://diarioelsalvador.com/
In a press conference held tonight, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) accepted the errors detected during the mock election day developed this Sunday, February 7. However, the magistrates of the collegiate body showed contradictions regarding the reaction to the failures that were evidenced during the day.
For Julio Olivo, magistrate of the TSE, there is enough time to correct the errors detected this day. Olivo also assured that this Sunday was not a mock election, but a test of the system for processing and dissemination of the data and the minutes of the Juntas Receptoras de Votos (JRV).
“One objective of this test was precisely to test the system of transmission, processing and even giving indication of the electoral results. Everything you have seen in this test is subject to improvement. It is to detect all the errors because we are in time to correct. The main objective was to test the transmission software and the distribution of results”, said Olivo.
Olivo assured that, in addition to the software, the transportation routes to mobilize the technological equipment to the voting centers were tested. The magistrate emphasized that these devices arrived at the voting centers. “We had the distribution of equipment and electoral packages. In addition, the data transmission and processing software. We also had to test the transportation routes,” he said.
Olivo acknowledged that there were problems with the transport routes and said that those in charge of these routes left some cloned computers by mistake. According to Olivo, there were also problems with several modems, but, at the same time, he emphasized that this is a problem that the companies contracted to provide this service must solve.
The magistrate also pointed out that the page where the results will be presented presents a small problem, which is the number of tally sheets it can receive, although he emphasized that “the page that is being designed for the issuance of results is still an unfinished page. It is a prototype”.
Contrary to what was expressed by Magistrate Olivo, Dora Martínez de Barahona, TSE Presiding Magistrate, assured that the time to correct the errors is too short and that, by this time, the TSE should already be logistically and technically prepared to handle the electoral activity of next February 28.
Among the errors pointed out by Martinez, he highlighted the fact that there were voting centers without electricity. In view of this and other situations that were generated this Sunday, Martinez warned that time is short to overcome the failures registered.
“I see the time we have as short to overcome the tests, in the aspect that the pandemic caused a delay in the delivery of materials. The transmission system was tested and it worked. At this point we should have everything ready. I cannot tell the population that everything is fine. It can be overcome”, said the presiding magistrate of the collegiate body.
Martinez informed that next week there will be an electoral drill. “The (activity) that was done now is not a drill, but a test,” said Martinez, adding that it was to verify that the voting centers are in adequate conditions for election day. In addition, he reiterated that the system was tested in order to improve the way results are transmitted.
Martinez also said that the traditional method of vote counting can be considered for the February 28 elections and emphasized that the COVID-19 pandemic altered much of what was planned by the collegiate body for the development of this year’s legislative and municipal elections.
A “friendly and safe” system
Eduardo Lozano, from the Data Transmission Commission of the TSE, assured that the objectives of the day planned for this Sunday were fulfilled. He also qualified as “friendly and secure” the data processing system that the electoral governing body will use next February 28th in the legislative and municipal elections in El Salvador.
Eduardo Lozano, from the Data Transmission Commission of the TSE, assured that the objectives of the day planned for this Sunday were fulfilled. He also qualified as “friendly and safe” the data processing system that the electoral governing body will use next February 28 in the legislative and municipal elections in El Salvador.
“The system is friendly and secure. The system collects the scrutiny made by the JRV, puts it in the computer, types it and prints a record that is then signed by all the members of the JRV and watchers present. It is then scanned, and with signatures and seals, it is printed and given to each of those involved. That is to say, at that moment, each one involved has the official results of these JRVs”, he said.