The Electoral Commission Queensland Utilizes Scytl Election Technology for Improved Training Consistency

Brisbane & Barcelona, 26 November, 2015Scytl, the world leader in secure online voting and election modernization today announced a five year agreement to provide the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) with Scytl Election Training. The program will deliver improved efficiency in the training of electoral staff.

Utilized by election industry leaders in hundreds of election processes, Scytl´s election modernization solutions leverage best practices from customers across the globe, delivering management solutions that are uniquely designed for the election industry.

“Equipping our electoral staff with the knowledge to undertake their role is critical. An online training package enables us to be efficient and effective in delivering information to our staff wherever they are located”, commented Walter van der Merwe, the Electoral Commissioner of Queensland. “We are confident that Scytl´s Election Training platform will enable us to do so.”

Using Scytl Election Training, modules will be designed and configured to provide training for all Electoral Commission staff, starting with the March 2016 Local Government Elections. The training package will deliver a uniform experience to staff across Queensland, enabling them to learn and assess their understanding online. Developed specifically for the public sector, Scytl Election Training has a global reach, offering an education platform with accessible content and efficient practices for election officials.

“We are extremely proud of this collaborative effort with the Electoral Commission Queensland and look forward to providing the organization with the most sophisticated remote learning platform and course content to support the complex electoral process”, concludes Pere Valles, CEO at Scytl.


About Scytl

Scytl is the global leader in secure election management, electronic voting and eGovernance solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry.

Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in over 40 countries across the globe over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India, Iceland and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, with strategic offices in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Peru and Greece, as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Mexico, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh and Australia. In Australia Scytl has delivered projects in the ACT, NSW and Victoria. For more information, visit


About Electoral Commission Queensland

ECQ is an independent statutory authority responsible for conducting elections and referendums for the state of Queensland. Our mission is to provide the Queensland community with high quality electoral services that ensure fair and open elections and referendums.


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