In October of this year, The Electoral Commission in Ghana contacted Electoral Services International with a request for election items for their upcoming Presidential Elections. The supplies included over 78,000 bottles of indelible ink and our 40 and 60L ballot boxes. The timeframe for the goods was quite short but ESI was able to deliver.
Clients know they can rely on ESI for timely, efficient delivery of high quality goods.
In July 2012, ESI Inc. was contacted by the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES). The ECES was under pressure to supply indelible ink to Libya in an extremely short amount of time.
The ECES knew that with the timeframe they were working under, ESI Inc. was the only possible option for them. ECES had worked with ESI Inc. on previous projects under similar circumstances. ESI Inc. was able to provide the ink and secure them the transport in order to have the goods in Libya before the deadline. ESI Inc. and ECES staff were on the tarmac to ensure timely delivery and ultimately see that the project was able to remain moving forward toward completion.
Earlier this year, the UNDP/PSO contracted ESI Inc. for the supply and delivery of 60,000 ballot boxes, lids, and seals to Pakistan.
Following an international request for proposals that involved 11 international firms specialized in biometrics; the Fiji government chose CODE/ESI Inc. to conduct its biometric voter registration project in preparation for the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections in 2014.
ESI Inc. was chosen based on its experience, accuracy and transparency in assisting developing nations with logistically challenging terrains—a factor important for Fiji, given that its population is spread over roughly 110 islands.
In just over 4 months, ESI Inc., in close partnership with electoral officials in Fiji, was able to deliver in record time a reliable and highly accurate voter’s list. The project is now widely hailed across the region as a huge success, allowing close to half a million Fijians to register for their upcoming elections.
As a result, ESI Inc. is currently planning to expand
its BVR (biometric voter registration) expertise to numerous countries
who have already expressed interest in its BVR solution throughout the
Recently was the completion of another successful multi-biometric voter registration. This time in the Gambia where we provided the hardware, the software, and the support that ultimately allowed the IEC in Gambia to register close to 1.2 million voters. This was done using our largely successfully mobile registration unit which included facial recognition and fingerprint scans. ID cards were produced on site and the registration which ran from May 2nd to June 17th 2011 was completed in a very timely and secure manner. Also completed was the biometric matching for the nearly 1.2 million Gambia voters who registered with the EVR system.
We delivered a fully supported multi-biometric voter registration solution to the electoral authority in Kenya. The company provided the hardware, software, tools and support to register voters & issue ID cards, compile & process the data, and generate an accurate updated registry in advance of the August referendum.The EVR program was widely hailed as a success, and contributed to peaceful polling and the credibility of the results.
Learn about Electronic Voter Registration Success in Kenya
We were contacted by the office of the UNDP in Port au-Prince to deliver polling and electoral materials (consisting of 24 separate items) for 12,000 polling centres. 20 days after we submitted our offer, goods from around the world were consolidated in our assembly facility in Mexico and flown to Haiti on two 747-400 freighters.
Over 400 pallets weighing more than 61 metric tons in total were delivered to the MINUSTAH-UNDP/CEP. Staff from these entities were all present on the tarmac of the Port-au -Prince Toussaint Louverture International Airport to oversee the arrival of the supplies and to ensure swift reception and prompt delivery to local UN/CEP warehouses in preparation for distribution throughout the country..
We were contracted to supply kits, indelible ink and stamps for the provincial elections in Iraq. We successfully delivered 11,000 training kits, 7,000 polling centre kits, 44,000 polling station kits, 84,000 bottles of indelible ink, and 42,000 custom stamps.