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A GUIDE TO THE 2016 ELECTION

ELECTION MONITORING

IS A BROAD CAMPAIGN OF
VARIOUS ORGANISATIONS
AND INDIVIDUALS;
RELIGIOUS, ARTISTS,
CONCERNED CITIZENS,
ACTIVISTS, YOUTH AND
STUDENTS, LAWYERS, IT
EXPERTS, TEACHERS,
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
AND ORDINARY FILIPINOS
WHO ARE COMMITTED
AGAINST ELECTION FRAUD
AND THE FAILURE OF
ELECTIONS

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grassroots voter education


initiative
election monitoring

TOGETHER WITH

WE-WATCH * BLOGWATCH *
TASK FOR POLLWATCH
* taken from Whats the Fuzz About Elections, St. Paul University Presentation by Prof Francis Isaac

ELECTION 2016

Congress

COMELEC

National Board of
Canvassers

Physical
transport
Prov. COC and SOVP

Provincial Board
of Canvassers

Physical
transport
Mun./City COC and SOVP

Municipal/City
Board of
Canvassers

Physical
transport
Election Returns

Precinct

Source: COMELEC

COMELEC CENTRAL
SERVER

OUR MONITORING
* taken from Whats the Fuzz About Elections, St. Paul University Presentation by Prof Francis Isaac

2016 AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM

MONITORING TOOLS
SMSSync / Frontline SMS
Ushahidi Platform
Drupal CMS
PHP/Python
GNU/Linux

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SMART: 0947-5062587
GLOBE: 0995-3356583

OUR WORKFLOW
* taken from Whats the Fuzz About Elections, St. Paul University Presentation by Prof Francis Isaac

Volunteer Operation Center

WHAT TO MONITOR?
* taken from Whats the Fuzz About Elections, St. Paul University Presentation by Prof Francis Isaac

2016 AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM

FINAL TESTING AND SEALING (MAY 2-6)


Report results of VCM diagnostics
BEI procedures
Irregularity on the initialization report
Missing/lack of any election paraphernalia
Rejected Ballots (counts and incidents)
Votes not printed on the receipt
Discrepancy on the automated and manual count

2016 AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM

ELECTION DAY (MAY 9, 2016)


Traditional Fraud
Irregularity on the initialization report
BEI procedures
Missing/lack of any election paraphernalia
Rejected Ballots (counts and incidents)

2016 AUTOMATED ELECTION SYSTEM

ELECTION DAY (MAY 9, 2016)


Votes not printed on the receipt
VCM errors
Transmission errors
Failure of election

OUR EXPERIENCE
* taken from Whats the Fuzz About Elections, St. Paul University Presentation by Prof Francis Isaac

~ 5,000 raw sms


reports

as of May 16, 6PM

are widespread
nationwide (46% of
incident reports)

as of May 16, 6PM

at least 266 PCOS


nationwide
malfunctioned
causing delays in
voting

paper jam
ballot rejection
PCOS failure
CF card corruption

* COMELEC reported 200 PCOS breakdowns

problems in
delivery of election
paraphernalia

wrong ballots
delivered caused
failure of elections

30.89% incomplete
transmissions

state forces
presence in polling
centers

Delay in the National Canvassing

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GLOBE: 0995-3356583