The president of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Domingo Paredes, revealed on Sunday that in the morning the entity detected an attempt to penetrate their computer system while attending the Ecuadorean voters to the polls to elect the President, Vice President and legislators.
“I could not give more details, it is under investigation,” Paredes said to EFE, however he said: “that the situation is under control and that the software developed is highly secure.” He added that the agency is already investigating who tried to enter the system.
Meanwhile, citizens in the province of Loja have been several complaints of the alleged irregularities in the electoral process, which were raised in different boards, and came through the local media during the Sunday morning. Citizens felt strange that a ballpoint pen marker was given for the ballots.
The University of Guayaquil indicated that the lack of reference made it difficult to voters. These and other surface irregularities were detected during the election process.