NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2016) - Global Arena Holding, Inc. (
Mr. John Matthews, CEO of Global Arena Holding, Inc. said, "It was a wonderful opportunity for GES to work with one of the world's leading election technology providers. Smartmatic provided exceptional services. The hardware and software operated phenomenally, and the professionalism of the Smartmatic team accompanying GES to Hawaii, truly demonstrated why Smartmatic is a technology leader in elections worldwide."
The Election, whose results will be filed with the United States Department of Labor, consisted of an in-person vote on Day 1 and a mail ballot tabulation on Day 2. Mr. Matthews continued, "The hardware and software provided by Smartmatic, was robust enough to tally multiple candidates, and record each ballot separately by capturing a picture of each individual ballot. This ensured a backup paper trail while simultaneously computing the election results."
Smartmatic, which has overseen the casting of over 3.7 Billion votes and 3,500+ elections using its unique voting system technologies, has the ability to provide a stable, reliable platform, from which the Company can leverage its interest in elections; particularly its access to those blockchain technologies, licenses and patents supporting election services.
Mr. Matthews concluded, "As the relationships between people and their respective governments, municipalities and labor organizations transform and grow, the need for transparent and efficient election services will become even more essential tomorrow, than they are today. GES plans to leverage strategic relationships with major election technology providers like Smartmatic, to which we strongly believe, will result in GES becoming an industry leader within a recession-resistant market -- offering safe, trustworthy and legitimate election services to all, on a global scale."
Founded in the US in 2000, Smartmatic is the leading provider of voting technologies and solutions worldwide. Today, out of the eight countries pioneering election automation Smartmatic provides technology and services to six of them: Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, the Philippines, US and Venezuela.
The company has managed elections across five continents, processing over 3.7 billion votes. It serves customers through an organization comprising over 600 employees across 12 offices around the world. Smartmatic is headquartered in London, UK. For more information, visit www.smartmatic.com
About Global Arena Holding
The Company trades on the OTC Pink Sheets under the ticker symbol GAHC. The Company has been publicly traded since 2011 and holds a number of interests, including Global Elections Services, Inc., GAHI Acquisition Corp and Blockchain Technologies Corporation Inc. The Company focuses on acquiring technologies, patents and companies having the ability to leverage the blockchain crypto technology.
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