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The promise and perils of automated elections

April 1, 2010 Leave a comment

*Facts and figures on the Automated Election System from the Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG) and the Computer Professionals’ Union (CPU)

The Automated Election System (AES) promises modern democratic elections in the country with quicker counting that eliminates the conditions for wholesale cheating through the notorious dagdag-bawas.

    P7.2 billion Smartmatic-TIM contract
    82,200 Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines
    1,671 unique ballots Read more…