Oman

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How is the national electoral register created?
    If electoral register is created by the EMB, which method is used?
      If electoral register is created by the EMB, what type of technology used for collecting registration data?
        If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
          Is the biometric data used in voter identification at polling stations?
            Is technology used for identifying voters at polling stations (electronic poll books)?
              How technology is used in relation to paper voter lists?

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                Is e-voting currently used in any elections with EMB participation?
                • Yes, in politically-binding national elections (elections for public office or direct democracy initiatives)
                If e-voting is currently being used, what type(s) of technology used?
                • Direct recording electronic (DRE) voting machines with and without voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)
                • Internet voting systems
                If e-voting is currently being used, is it taking place in controlled or uncontrolled environment?
                • E-voting takes place in controlled environment
                If e-voting is currently being used, is it available for all voters or only some groups of voters?
                • All voters
                If e-voting is NOT currently being used, what is the current status of e-voting in general?
                • Not applicable

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                Are official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system?
                • No
                If official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system, at which level results are entered into an electronic tabulation system?
                • Not applicable
                In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to establish final results?
                • 1 day
                In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to announce certified results?
                • 1 day

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                Does the country use open source software in electoral processes?
                  What are the key reasons for or against using open source systems?
                    What types of open source systems have been considered or used?

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                      Does the country provide individual online voter registration/polling assignment checks?
                      • Yes, confirmation of registration using online interface
                      • Yes, confirmation of registration using mobile phone
                      Does the country publish the statistical overview of voter lists online?
                      • Yes, at the national level
                      Does the country publish full voter registers at the polling station level online?
                      • No
                      Does the country publish full voter registers at the national level online?
                      • No
                      Does the country publish the lists of parties and/or candidates registered for elections online?
                      • Yes, not machine readable
                      Does the country publish the election (voting) results online?
                      • Yes, not machine readable
                      If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of aggregation?
                      • Results aggregated at municipal level
                      • Results aggregated at governorate level
                      • National results are published
                      If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of detail?
                      • Total votes cast, votes cast for each candidate/party are announced. Invalid votes are not provided.
                      If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the timing of publication of results?
                      • Close to real time, as results become available to EMB
                      If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, are historical results also available?
                      • No
                      Does the country publish seat allocation data online?
                      • No
                      Does the country publish candidate/party financing reports online?
                      • No

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