The critics said the whole thing was a disaster waiting to happen. But once the dust had settled on May 11th 2010, observers were hailing the Philippines’ first e-election as a ‘miracle’.
The doomsayers were very nearly right. Just six days before the first automated election in Filipino history, the Commission on Elections (COMLEC) had to recall 76,000 compact flash cards from every precinct count optical scan (PCOS) voting machine that was to be used on election day. --->>>