5 months Thailand poll body blames software for counting errors Manilatimes |World
BANGKOK: Thailand’s Election Commission said that computer software was partly to blame for inconsistent and delayed vote totals from last Sunday’s general election. During early reporting of the election results, its tabulation software had trouble handling data entered simultaneously from several points and sometimes displayed incorrect numbers, the commission said in a statement Friday as it faced criticism over lack of transparency. Several political activists said they were starting a petition to impeach the election commissioners. On Thursday, the commission issued a 208-page compilation of votes in every constituency in response to criticism, but some tallies still failed to add ... more