As a direct result of the modernization and digitization of election processes and the deployment of innovative technology, Spanish citizens benefited from:
- Greater reliability and integrity of the electoral process with the digitisation of data collection, avoiding errors from manual collection by operators.
- Efficiency of the election process, with optimised times for data collection and transmission, as well as training times.
- Greater capacity for analysis and auditability of data thanks to the electronic process.
- An increase in sustainability and cost savings with the removal of the use of paper in the data collection and training processes.
2015 General Election Data
- 37 million voters (1.8 million abroad)
- 57,486 polling stations in 22,951 electoral divisions
- 172,458 citizens as members of stations with 344,916 substitute clerks
- 350 representatives and 208 senators
Publication of results
- 100% of the stations set up before 10.30am (9.30am Canary Islands)
- More than 91% of the congress ballots already at 10.45pm
- More than 93% of stations transmitted data by telematic channels
Data collection and transmission systems
- 21,382 mobile devices
- 3,305 electronically administered stations (EAS)
Support and training
- More than 24,000 administration representatives trained in 52 regions
Transmission of electoral information
- Website of the provisional result with advance details and congress and senate ballots
- Mobile applications for accessing election results (IOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone)
- Provision of a system to distribute screens and interactive multimedia points displaying the election results on election day