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."
During the recent Philippine national and local elections, 92,321 Vote Counting Machines (VCMs) performed flawlessly.
On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election.