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Brillantes cannot just hold another fully automated elections even without banishing “the ghosts and weaknesses” of previous elections, particularly that of the 2010 automated elections. “He must come up with a comprehensive report at the soonest time possible, lest he be accused of merely sweeping under the rug all those cases of poll irregularities,” said We Watch, a watchdog.

NEWS RELEASE 15 January 2011 A workers’ poll watchdog dared the successor of retired Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo to unlock the “secrets” of the May 10, 2010 automated polls and to hold those accountable for the troubles during last elections. Workers’ Electoral Watch (WE Watch), a network of workers advocating fraud-free elections,…

Commission on Elections (Comelec) chair Jose Melo must reserve his smile until after the elections. Pagbabago! People’s Movement for Change issued the statement as it called for increased public vigilance despite repeated assurances from poll officials that the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines are now running perfectly and that elections will push through on Monday.