November 22, 2008

Philippine Official Calls for Election Reform

Makati City, Philippines - The upcoming 2010 national elections will require technology that is credible, cost-effective and feasible for deployment in the country, Senator Richard Gordon said.

"I want secuirty in every step of the election process," added Gordon who is co-chairman of the joint Congressional Oversight Committee on poll automation.

In an interview with, Gordon disclosed some of his concerns amid current discussions in the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on what technology to use for the 2010 elections.

(Last year Senator Richard Gordon visited San Mateo County and while here was shown the county's voting devices as well as other aspects of how elections are conducted - rumor has it that the Senator might run for President).

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