the 2010 Philippine poll automation would push through even with the disqualification of firms bidding to provide automated counting machines, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) said yesterday.
“We have not yet reached a situation where we would opt for partial automation. We have yet to declare a failed bidding,” COMELEC chairman Jose Melo stated.
COMELEC last week rejected all seven foreign and local bidders to supply the automation machines due to documentary deficiencies.
yep the story goes on… thought this would be exciting to follow, lets wait and see what’ll happen next!
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