MANILA, Philippines - Whether or not the country’s first automated elections was a success will be finally known this week.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rene Sarmientro said initial assessment report on the May 10 automated elections will be out on Tuesday.
Sarmiento said the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is scheduled to submit an initial assessment report to the Commission during its meeting en banc.
“IFES will be submitting its report, initially, on September 14. They will be coming to the Comelec for their initial post-election assessment,” Sarmiento said.
According to Sarmiento, IFES technology expert Michael Yard would present the report, which will focus on the voters’ registration and post-election assessment. - By Mayen Jaymalin (Philstar News Service, www.philstar.com)