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Even as the Comelec embarks on a slow canvassing of results of the senatorial and partylist contests and winning local candidates are being proclaimed one after another, many are trying to make sense of the outcome of the May 13, 2013 midterm elections.
Here are my initial post-mortem notes on the polls, 13 in all
Today is #juanvote Blog Action Day and I have these questions to ask candidates for senator, and district and partylist congressperson:
- Internet freedom is important to Filipinos: Are you going to file or support a bill repealing the Cybercrime Law and the Data Privacy Law?
- Government and all officials should be accountable and transparent to citizens: Are you going to file or support a bill on Freedom of Information?
We Filipinos love happy endings and we’d like to see one at the end of 2010 election season.
But, so far, many appear not to be in a celebratory mood even after the Commission on Elections started announcing official results at the national level.
Netizens packed Krispy Kreme Ayala Avenue on May 8 to formally launch #juanvote, arguably the first internet-powered citizens’ coverage of the 2010 elections.
As the campaign closes, I declare my vote for Manny Villar. Allow me to share why: