Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Automation critics happy to be wrong | The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines

Automation critics happy to be wrong | The Philippine Star; News; Headlines

Critics have conceded that the automated election system (AES) used in last Monday’s polls was a success.

The Concerned Citizens’ Movement (CCM) of University of the Philippines law professor

Harry Roque Jr., one of the groups that earlier opposed the AES before the Supreme Court (SC), admitted that it was “absolutely thrilled to be wrong” about its earlier fear of failure of election due to glitches in the automated system.

The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) and the Financial Executives of the Philippines (Finex) issued a statement yesterday congratulating “the Filipino people who were all engaged in exercising their right of suffrage,” the Commission on Elections (Comelec) “for a job well done” as well as “the teachers, the military, the police and all those involved in the elections.” --->>>

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