Election watchdog AES Watch has set up a web-based Citizens’ Election Monitor. Citizens are invited to serve as volunteer reporters in their respective locations and report incidents related to the automated polls to the AES Watch website.
The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), the largest aggrupation of mainline Protestant and non-Roman Catholic churches and service institutions in the country, exhorts its members and the general public to be doubly vigilant as the first automated electoral exercise is held in the country.
By ANGEL S. AVERIA JR. / EU-CenPEG Project 3030/AESWatch
The cloud of doubt that hovers over the credibility and acceptability of the election results come May 10, 2010 has grown darker.