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Comelec open to ‘technical audit’ amid transparency server mess

/ 01:35 PM May 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is open to a “technical audit” to prove that no cheating or manipulation happened when the transparency server stopped sending election results on Monday.

Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon gave this assurance Wednesday as the poll body addressed post-poll tensions caused by technical glitches that delayed the release of the results of the transparency server shortly after voting ended at 6 p.m.

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“I want to assure the public that we are open to inquiries or technical audit,” Guanzon told reporters before the Comelec, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers resumes canvassing of votes.

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“Ako and Commissioner (Luie Tito) Guia, we prefer an independent body to do this,” she added.

Earlier, Comelec Commissioner Marlon Casquejo said the seven-hour delay in transmitting election data to transparency and media servers was a case of a “bottleneck.”

He explained that the system involving the transparency server and the data being sent to media networks got overwhelmed by the deluge of transmitted results. (Editor: Julie Espinosa)

READ: Comelec blames ‘bottleneck’ for 7-hour server delay

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