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  • Comelec gears up ahead of the 2016 Elections

    Comelec gears up ahead of the 2016 Elections

    Top election body to shop for options in election technology.

  • top-six-senators-proclaimed-ahead_original

    Top six senators proclaimed ahead

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed the top six winners of the senatorial race Thursday night,

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    Post election clean up

    Win or lose, cleaning up the streets is everyone's responsibility

  • grace-poe-poised-to-take-no1-spot-in-senatorial-election-race_original

    Grace Poe poised to take no.1 spot in senatorial election race

    Grace Poe's strong performance and the partial senatorial election results. Read on.

  • foreign-observers-happy-with-the-conduct-of-the-philippines-elections_original

    Foreign observers happy with the conduct of the Philippine elections

    Foreign observers who came to the country to observe the second automated election were satisfied with what they saw.

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    PNP cites a decrease in election-related incidents in 2013

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) said there has been a decrease of election-related incidents this year, compared to that of the year 2007 and 2010, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said

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    Additional 30,000 cops to perform election duties on 13 May election

    Additional 30,000 police forces who will perform election duties are now ready for deployment

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    Angara’s top priority education for all Filipinos

    Senatorial candidate Sonny Angara has a track record in education legislation

  • casino-challenges-his-fellow-candidates-to-debate-environmental-issues_original

    Casino challenges his fellow candidates to debate environmental issues

    Teodoro Casiño challenged his fellow candidates to a debate on issues plaguing the environment and to reveal their environmental platforms.

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    Comelec tightens its watch on vote buying

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered its regional election directors to closely monitor vote buying as the May 2013 elections draw closer

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    Susan Roces to endorse Grace Poe in new Poll Ad

    “I save the one that knows me the best for last,” said Poe, who is running under Team PNoy.

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    Jack Enrile bent on getting out the shadows of his father

    Congressman Jack Enrile says he wants to be his own man

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    Hagedorn pitches for environment and local govt

    Independent candidate Mayor Edward Hagedorn is determined to buck the odds even without political party support.

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    Overseas absentee voting starts today

    Sixty percent of the 737,759 registered absentee voters abroad are expected to cast their ballots when the month-long overseas absentee voting (OAV) starts today.

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    Philippine election result known in 48 hours or less

    The winners of this year’s electoral exercise will be known within 48 hours after voting ends.

  • comelec-bans-campaign-motorcades-along-22-major-roads_original

    Comelec bans campaign motorcades along 22 major roads

    The Commission on Elections passed on Thursday a resolution disallowing campaign motorcades along 22 major roads in Metro Manila.

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    Measures in place to secure May polls at Armed Forces of the Philippines

    Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said military and police countermeasures are now in place to ensure the security of the elections on May 13

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    Full Name: Paolo Benigno Aguirre Aquino IV Nickname: Benigno Bam Birthdate: 1977-May-7 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: San Jose, Concepcion, Tarlac Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Political Party: Liberal Party Social Media Account(s): Twitter: bamaquino Facebook: TeamBamAquino Facebook: BenignoBamAquino Youtube: user/benignobamaquino Link(s): http://www.bidaangmamamayan.com/ Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV is a member of… continue reading

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    Full Name: Greco Antonious Beda Banta Belgica Birthdate: 1973-Mar-27 Place of Voter Registration: Brgy. 643, City of Manila Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: greco.belgica Link(s): http://senatormomement2013.webs.com/ PLATFORM: > Drug-free, safe and peaceful communities through corrective legislation and proper, faithful, implementation of the spirit of RA 9165 “The Dangerous Drugs Act”, and correct basic, structural defect… continue reading

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    Full Name: Ma. Lourdes Nancy Sombillo Binay Nickname: Nancy Birthdate: 1973-May-12 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: San Antonio, Makati City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: nancy.binay Twitter:nancybinay Nancy Binay is the daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay. She had worked as assistant to her parents in… continue reading

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    Nickname: Teddy Place of Birth: Davao City, Davao del Sur Current Residence: Sta. Cruz, Makati City Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Twitter: teddy.casino http://myteddycasino.com/ http://teddycasino.wordpress.com/tag/teddy-casino/ PLATFORM: Economy > Develop a pro-Filipino and pro-people economy > Pursue a program for genuine agrarian reform and cooperativization, modernization of agriculture, and industrialization. > Adequate work and decent wages… continue reading

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    Full Name: Juan Ponce Castañer Enrile Jr. Birthdate: 1958-Jul-16 Place of Voter Registration: Centro 10, Aparri, Cagayan Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: jackenrile Juan Ponce “Jack” Enrile Jr, son of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, is a congressman of Cagayan.  > The campaign that Jack Enrile is focussing on for his 2013 bid involves the… continue reading

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    Full Name: Ernesto Madarang Maceda Birthdate: 1935-Mar-26 Place of Voter Registration: 506, Zone 50, City of Manila Marital Status: Married Social Media Account(s): Twitter: SenMaceda Ernesto “Ernie” Maceda is a lawyer by profession, and has been in public service since 1959. He was a member of Senate under 3 presidents and was the Philippine ambassador… continue reading

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    Full Name: Francis Joseph Guevara Escudero Nickname: Chiz Birthdate: 1969-Oct-10 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: Buhatan, Sorsogon Current Residence: Buhatan, Sorsogon City Marital Status: Single Nationality: Filipino Political Party: Independent Social Media Account(s): Twitter: SayChiz Facebook: senchizescudero Link(s): http://www.chizescudero.com/ Francis Joseph “Chiz” Escudero, was a congressman of Sorsogon before entering… continue reading

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    Nickname: Balcfalcone Place of Birth: Hindang, Leyte Marital Status: Married Political Party: Democratic Party of the Philippines Facebook: baldomero.falcone Baldomero “Balcone” Falcone is vice president of a company that gives overseas job placements for retired Filipino officers and soliders. PLATFORM: To use a high government position as a fulcrum/legislative leverage to comprehensively improve the lot… continue reading

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    Full Name: Richard Juico Gordon Birthdate: 1945-Aug-5 Place of Voter Registration: East Tapinac, Olangapo City, Zambales Marital Status: Married Political Party: United Nationalist Alliance Facebook: senatorgordon Richard “Dick” Gordon was senator before his failed 2010 presidential bid. He was mayor of Olongapo City and founding chair of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority. He chairs the… continue reading

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    Full Name: Edward Solon Hagedorn Birthdate: 1946-Oct-12 Place of Voter Registration: San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan Marital Status: Married Political Party: Independent Facebook: EdwardHagedorn Link(s): http://www.edwardhagedorn.net/ ; http://hagedornforsenator.com PLATFORM: Work that is sustainable > Rural development to encourage investments in the local level > Increase government subsidy to farmers and fisher folks > Creation… continue reading

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    <p class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” p=”” style=”\&quot;text-align:”> <img alt=”\&quot;GRINGO” class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” p=”” src=”http://contents.pep.ph/images2/news/1362157146_G1.jpg” style=”\&quot;text-align:” title=”\&quot;GRINGO” /> Full Name: Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II</p> <p class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” nickname:=”” p=”” style=”\&quot;text-align:”> Birthdate: 1948-Mar-14</p> <p bago=”” birth:=”” class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” of=”” p=”” place=”” style=”\&quot;text-align:”> Place of Voter Registration: Industrial Valley Complex, Marikina City</p> <p class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” marital=”” p=”” status:=”” style=”\&quot;text-align:”> Nationality: Filipino</p> <p class=”\&quot;MsoNormal\&quot;” nationalist=”” p=”” party:=””… continue reading

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    Full Name: Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda Nickname: Loren Legarda Birthdate: 1960-Jan-28 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: Potrero, Malabon City Current Residence: Potrero, Malabon City Marital Status: Single Nationality: Filipino Political Party: Nacionalista Party Social Media Account(s): Twitter: loren_legarda Facebook: senatorloren Link(s):  http://www.lorenlegarda.com.ph/ Loren Legarda was a TV newscaster and personality… continue reading

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    Full Name: Marwil Nacor Llasos Birthdate: 1975-Feb-28 Place of Birth: Daraga, Albay Nationality: Filipino Facebook: marwil.llasos1 Marwil Llasos teaches law. He was a legal consultant at the Department of Agrarian Reform and a few congressional committees. , as well as fiscal autonomy for them. > He is also pursuing an extension of Carp Extensions and Reforms… continue reading

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    Full Name: Maria Ana Consuelo Abad Santos Madrigal Birthdate: 1958-Apr-26 Place of Voter Registration: Mariana, Quezon City Marital Status: Married Political Party: Liberal Party Facebook: Sen.Jamby.Madrigal Link(s): Maria Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal is a former senator. She ran a failed presidential bid in 2010. > Jamby Madrigal’s platform pushed for “Philippines for the Filipinos”,” where… continue reading

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    Full Name: Ramon Banzon Magsaysay Jr. Birthdate: 1938-Jun-5 Place of Voter Registration: Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City Nationality: Filipino Facebook: ramon.magsaysay.161  Ramon "Jun" Magsaysay Jr, son of the former president, is a former senator and congressman. of Magsaysay’s 2013 agenda. > Ramon Magsaysay, Jr. is promoting such agendas such as transparency and accountability in all forms… continue reading

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     Full Name: Maria Milagros Esperanza Habana Magsaysay Birthdate: 1964-Jan-4 Place of Voter Registration: New Cabalan, Olangapo City, Zambales Marital Status: Married Political Party: Lakas CMD Facebook: mitoshabana.magsaysay Maria Milagros “Mitos” Magsaysay is a 3-term congresswoman of Zambales.


    Full Name: Ramon Enriquez Montaño Birthdate: 1937-Mar-13 Place of Voter Registration: Cupang, San Jose, Negros Oriental Marital Status: Married Ramon Montaño was chief of the country's police force. > If elected as senator, he plans to create laws that would serve as guidelines to improve the police and military service. > He also plans to… continue reading

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      Full Name: Ricardo Lagdameo Penson Nickname: Dick Birthdate: 1952-Jun-9 Place of Birth: Rizal Place of Voter Registration: Ugong, Pasig City Current Residence: Ugong, Pasig City Marital Status: Single Nationality: Filipino Ricardo "Dick" Penson is a businessman whose companies have been involved in big-ticket road, ports, and airport projects. > One of the platforms of… continue reading

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    Full Name: Aquilino De La Llana Pimentel III Nickname: Koko Birthdate: 1964-Jan-20 Place of Birth: Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental Place of Voter Registration: Brgy. 3 (Poblacion), Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: AttyKoko Twitter: Koko_Pimentel Link(s): http://www.kokopimentel.org/ Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, son of a… continue reading

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    Full Name: Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares Nickname: Grace Birthdate: 1968-Sep-3 Place of Birth: Iloilo Place of Voter Registration: Ugong Norte, San Juan City Current Residence: Ugong Norte, Quezon City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: gracepoe2013 Facebook: TeamGracePoe Twitter: GracePoe2013 Grace Poe was chair of the Movie and Television Review and Classification… continue reading

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    Full Name: Christian Maaño Señeres Birthdate: 1976-Mar-3 Place of Voter Registration: Pamplona Dos, Las Piñas City Nationality: Filipino Facebook: Dr.ChristianSeneres Youtube: user/ChristianSeneres Christian Señeres served as congressman for 2 terms, representing a pro-life and a youth group under the party list. Hans Christianhe underprivileged. Alongside this support is that for the Church which continues to… continue reading

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    Full Name: Antonio Fuentes Trillanes IV Nickname: Sonny Birthdate: 1971-Aug-6 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: Barangay 169, Kalookan City Current Residence: Barangay 169, Kalookan City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: sonnytrillanes.official Twitter: TrillanesSonny Link(s): http://www.trillanes.com.ph/ Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV is known as one of the main… continue reading

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    Full Name: Eduardo Cruz Villanueva Birthdate: 1946-Oct-6 Place of Voter Registration: Bunlo, Bocaue, Bulacan Nationality: Filipino Facebook: broeddiecvillanueva Link(s): http://broeddie.ph/ Eduardo “Eddie” Villanueva is a religious movement leader, and has once ran a failed presidential bid in 2010. Eduardo C. Villanueva is advocating the Reproductive Health Lawpenalty, whilst against Divorce, same sex marriages and the… continue reading

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    Full Name: Cynthia Aguilar Villar Nickname: Cynthia Misishanepbuhay Birthdate: 1950-Jul-29 Place of Voter Registration: Las Piñas City Place of Birth: Muntinlupa City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: Mrs.Cynthia.Villar Twitter: Cynthia_Villar Link(s): http://www.cynthiavillar.com.ph/ Cynthia Villar, wife of outgoing senator Manny, is a district representative and is into corporate activities and social advocacies…. continue reading

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    Full Name: Juan Miguel Fernandez Zubiri Birthdate: 1969-Apr-13 Place of Voter Registration: San Miguel, Maramag, Bukidnon Nationality: Filipino Facebook: migzzubiri Link(s): http://www.migzzubiri.org/ PLATFORM: > Migz Zubiri’s platforms HEALTH > Oppose privatization of government hospitals > Upgrade government health centersand facilities > “Food for SchoolProgram” – provide free breakfast and lunch for public elementaryand high school… continue reading

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    Full Name: Ana Theresia Navarro Hontiveros Birthdate: 1966-Feb-24 Place of Voter Registration: Old Balara, Quezon City Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: hontiverosrisa  PLATFORM: > Risa Hontiveros’ agenda mainly focus on a position for the introduction of Divorce for the Philippines, as well as being for the Anti-Political dynasties bill. This bill would ensure that… continue reading

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    Full Name: Alan Peter Schramm Cayetano Nickname: Alan / Compañero Birthdate: 1970-Oct-28 Place of Birth: Mandaluyong City Place of Voter Registration: Bagumbayan, Taguig City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Political Party: Genuine Opposition Social Media Account(s): Facebook: apcayetano Twitter: SenAlanOffice Alan Peter Cayetano, son of former Senator Rene Cayetano, was congressman Taguig City before getting… continue reading

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    Nickname: Tingting Place of Birth: City of Manila Current Residence: Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao Nationality: Filipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: tingting.cojuangco.3 Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco was governor of Tarlac and undersecretary of the Interior and Local Government department.  PLATFORM: (walis tingting) in the Senate that would wipe out all of the country’s dirt. > Economic growth and… continue reading

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    Nickname: Bro. Lito Yap David Place of Birth: City of Manila Marital Status: Single Political Party: Ang Kapatiran Party Facebook: tolitsyap.david Rizalito “Lito” David worked for two senators and is currently a consultant to various companies. Some of his platforms include abolishing all forms of gambling, death penalty and the pork barrel system, ending the… continue reading

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    Full Name: John Carlos Gordon Delos Reyes Birthdate: Place of Birth: City of Manila Marital Status: Married Political Party: Ang Kapatiran Party Twitter: jc_delosreyes  John Carlos “JC” delos Reyes was a councilor of Olongapo City before his failed presidential bid in 2010. dynasties, and “remove all forms of gambling.” > Institutionalization of the Barangay Human Rights… continue reading

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    Full Name: Joseph Victor Gomez Ejercito Nickname: Estrada JV Birthdate: 1969-Dec-26 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: Little Baguio, San Juan City Current Residence: Little Baguio, San Juan City Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Political Party: United Nationalist Alliance Social Media Account(s): Twitter: jvejercito  Facebook: JVEEstrada  Link(s): http://jvestrada.com/ Joseph Victor “JV”… continue reading

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    Nickname: Sammy Place of Birth: Abra Current Residence: Batasan Hills, Quezon City Nationality: Filipino Twitter: SamsonAlcantara  Samson Alcantara heads a party-list group of teachers and his own political party. He has been practicing and teaching Law since 1958.    > Samson Alcantara is an advocate of social justice, particularly equitable distribution of economic and political benefits and opportunities in… continue reading

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    Full Name: Juan Edgardo Manalang Angara Nickname: Sonny Birthdate:1972-Jul-15 Place of Birth: City of Manila Place of Voter Registration: Suklayin, Baler, Aurora Current Residence: Suklayin, Baler, Aurora Marital Status: Married Nationality: Filipino Political Party: Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino Social Media Account(s): Facebook: sonnyangara Twitter: sonnyangara Link(s): http://www.sonnyangara.com/ Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara is a last-term representative… continue reading

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    Senatorial Candidates

    Get to know the Senatorial Candidates for the 2013 Philippine Elections.

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    Team of foreign observers arriving for May polls

    Observers from the United States, Germany, Spain, Burma, Thailand, Australia, Mongolia, and Uganda would be coming to watch the upcoming polls.

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    Senatorial Candidate Risa Hontiveros backs bundy clocks for lawmakers

    Senatorial candidate Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday said she agreed with the suggestion that lawmakers be made beholden to the bundy clock like most workers to solve the problem of absenteeism among legislators.

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    Grace Poe: Rebuilding shattered families key to strong country

    MANILA, Philippines – Overcoming creeping poverty that is shattering the family – the basic unit of Filipino society – is the key to a strong and progressive country. Grace Poe, who is running for senator under the ruling Liberal Party (LP), told The STAR that strengthening the family as a basic social institution would be… continue reading

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    Comelec video seeks to educate voters, candidates

    MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) released Monday a new educational video showing candidates and voters proper, legal and novel techniques in running an election campaign. The video features “Tina Tama,” a character who presents guidelines that local candidates can adopt in courting the people’s vote. The campaign for local candidates officially started last Saturday…. continue reading

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    Camera-shy Ilocos Sur Vice Governor DV Savellano recounts first meeting with wife Dina Bonnevie

    Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon, humarap sa grupo ng press si Ilocos Sur Vice Governor reelectionist Deogracias Victor o kilala rin bilang DV Savellano. Naganap ito sa nakaraang soft-opening ng restaurant na Victorino’s— sa may Jamboree St. corner Sct. Rallos, Quezon City— kung saan co-owner niya ang asawang si Dina Bonnevie, ang kapatid na si Reina Virginia… continue reading

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    Political parties to review PCOS source code

    MANILA, Philippines – Political parties may soon start to review the source code of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to be used in the May 13 elections. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes said yesterday the review of the source code can start anytime, as Dominion Voting Systems is expected to release… continue reading

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