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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-16-10 09:34 PM
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Pot Calling the Kettle Black: US Raises Concerns About the Philipines!
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MANILA, APRIL 16, 2010 (TRIBUNE) By Michaela P. del Callar - A United States lawmaker has expressed concerns on the upcoming nationwide automated polls in the Philippines, expressing fears of fraud and massive disenfranchisement of voters during election day on May 10.

California Rep. Ed Royce (Republican) raised the electoral fraud issue with President Arroyo during dinner in Washington DC on April 14.

Royce said he was able to take up with Arroyo his concerns over electoral fraud and the new electronic voting machines, a problem that he also raised with Assistant Secretary of State , Kurt Campbell, when he testified before the Asia Subcommittee.

As problems arise with voting machines rejecting ballots and failing to transmit results, many are concerned that their voices wont be heard on Election Day, Royce said in his website. We need to do what we can to make sure the results in May represent the will of Filipino voters.

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  -Pot Calling the Kettle Black: US Raises Concerns About the Philipines! Bill Bored  Apr-16-10 09:34 PM   #0 
  - A-may-zing  BeFree   Apr-16-10 10:28 PM   #1 
  - it is amazing - either they are blind or they think everyone else is stupid  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-16-10 11:48 PM   #2 
  - Agreed. Though it was more than bizarre to have a CIA cybersecurity expert say so.  Wilms   Apr-16-10 11:56 PM   #3 
  - CIA cybersecurity expert warns of internet connect, so now we pass internet voting pilots  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-17-10 12:39 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for including this article and others about this part of the world in Voting News! nt  Bill Bored   Apr-17-10 12:10 AM   #4 
     - UR welcome. It seems to provide perspective, also deja vu  WillYourVoteBCounted   Apr-17-10 12:40 AM   #6 
  - But fraud and massive  Golden Raisin   Apr-17-10 02:10 AM   #7 
  - K&R  Melissa G   Apr-17-10 09:19 PM   #8 
  - .  Wilms   Apr-17-10 11:44 PM   #9 
     - _  Melissa G   Apr-18-10 03:29 PM   #11 
  - IFES has its fingers in Philippines with their "election reform project"  diva77   Apr-18-10 12:12 AM   #10 
     - Steny Hoyer? You mean the guy who keeps killing Rush Holt's bills and calls himself a Democrat?  Bill Bored   Apr-19-10 05:56 PM   #12 

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