The report also commented on the fast proclamation of winning candidates. Comelec was able to proclaim new Senators in record time.
Los Angeles County pioneered the use of the ePen- an innovative new digital technology to streamline and expedite election reports.
The May 9 elections saw the largest turnout since 1986 with 81% of the registered voters or over 44 million Filipinos casting their votes.
During the proclamation, several Senators thanked the Comelec for a “credible and transparent elections."
On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election.