By: Biliranisland.com Staff
Photos by Kenskie
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 23:00:00 09/24/2010


Biliran

In compliance of a Comelec order for sealing of ballot boxes in the 166 clustered precincts in the province of Biliran, election officers, representatives of the Chong and Espina political camps, PPCRV reps and other concerned individuals and groups took part and witnessed the actual sealing of ballot boxes containing the ballots used in the May 10, 2010 synchronized local and national elections.


Caibiran

It is expected that transport of the sealed ballot boxes, election paraphernalia and documents will immediately follow as per compliance to the order of HRET recently issued to the municipal election officers and municipal treasurers in the eight municipalities in the province of Biliran.


Culaba


Kawayan

There were reports of damaged parts of ballot boxes and used of old ballot boxes observed during the sealing ballot boxes. As of press time, Biliranons still continue to guard tightly the ballot boxes stored in the eight municipalities.


Naval

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16 COMMENTS

  1. Kawayan

    There were reports of damaged parts of ballot boxes and used of old ballot boxes observed during the sealing ballot boxes. As of press time, Biliranons still continue to guard tightly the ballot boxes stored in the eight municipalities.

    MALAMANG NA TAMPER NA NILA ANG MGA BALOTA SA KAWAYAN. BAKIT MAY MGA DAMAGED PARTS AND OLD BALLOT BOXES OBSERVED… SA PALAGAY NYO SINONG POSIBLENG GAGAWA NG KALOKOHAN DITO ANG MGA CHONG KAYA O ANG OPAW NGA MAYOR SA KAWAYAN?

  2. hahahahahahahaha
    tampered ballots should be properly investigated because it will create doubts of its authenticity and the true contents of the said ballots containers…

    I doubt if said damaged ballot boxes contain the true voice of the people…
    A thorough investigations regarding this tampered as alledged boxes must be done in order to erase doubts of its authenticity..

    nangangamoy daya ba or talagang nasira lang dahil it took a long time for the concerned authorities to do the sealing of said boxes….

    ewan basta let’s all keep our fingers crossed that nothing has been done to trample the voice of the Biliranons…

  3. All Biliranons
    All Freedom Fighters
    All Biliranons Abroad
    All Biliranon Youth
    All Biliranon Businessmen
    All Biliranon Professionals

    Now that the ballot boxes have been sealed, the second major step is insuring that no form of interference is allowed between the consolidation and transport of the ballot boxes to HRET in Manila.

    I appeal to the volunteers to exercise more vigilance and active participation in guarding the ballots now and during the consolidation, retrieval and final delivery to HRET.

    The forthcoming Naval Fiesta and SK and Barangay elections will give any party interested in frustrating the recount opportunities to interfere with the sealed and stored ballot in the municipal storage locations. Let us not be distrated in our resolve. Instead, we will increase the level of our vigilance.

    We are going to get there. We just have to be more vigilant.

    God Bless Biliran.

  4. CALLING ALL LEGAL MINDS TO GIVE COMMENTS

    On September 15, 2010 a communications from the COMELEC were received by the Treasurers of Biliran relative to the PRECAUTIONARY PROTECTION ORDER from the PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL to quote…” NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Rule 36 of the 2010 Rules of tne Presidential Electoral Tribunal, your agents, Treasurers, Election Officers and the reponsible personnel and custodians, are hereby DIRECTED to PRESERVE and SAFEGUARD the integrity of the ballot boxes, their contents and keys, list of voters with voting records, book of voters and other documents and paraphernalia used in the May 2010 elections for the position of Vice-President of the Republic of the Philippines, as well as the data storage devices containing the electronic data evidencing the results of elections in the contested 76,340 clustered precincts subject of the Protest and Counter Protest, effective immediately and continuing until further orders from this tribunal”….unquote….

    Last Friday, September 24, 2010 a telegram from Atty. Daisy D. Panga-Vega, Secretary of the Tribunal , were also received by the Treasurers to quote, ” by the Director of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal. In connection with HRET telegram dated 26 May 2010, please be notified that the HRET representatives headed by Mr. Remigio V. Mangundayao will collect the book of voters, computerized voters list with voting records, statement of votes by precinct, keys to the ballot boxes and other election documents and paraphernalia of all the precinct involved in HRET case no. 10-020 entitled Glenn Chong versus Rogelio Espina of the lone district of Biliran as listed in the HRET order for collection of contested election paraphernalia dated 02 September 2010, starting on 04 October 2010 until completion thereof”…unquote…

    On behalf of the Treasurers of the Province of Biliran, I am appealing to all , most particularly those with legal minds, to help our Treasurers on which of the two (2) orders to be followed.

    Let us put aside our political affiliations, ours is to help the Municipal Treasurers decide on the matter….

    THANK YOU AND MORE POWER………

  5. Biliranon 5

    PET has not issued the order for the order of retrieval of the ballots. Its previous order back in July was only intended to secure the ballot boxes and other election paraphernalia.

    HRET has now ordered the retrieval of the boxes and election paraphernalia as the recount for the Congressional protest is now underway. HRET’s order now takes immediate effect as the same ballots will be held secure in Congress after the recount of the congressional protest. Soon Comelec will also issue an order for the order of the same ballot boxes for the gubernatorial protest.

    The Congressional and gubernatorial recount will be conducted first as ordered by by th HRET and the Comelec. When the order for the retrieval of the ballots for PET will be issued, Biliran’s ballot boxes and election paraphernalia will already be in held secure in Manila ready for the Vice Presidential recount. That is still way beyond.

    As such, HRET and Comelec’s order for consolidation and retrieval will take precedence as the order to retrieve was issued first by the above mentioned authorities.

    The Municipal Treaurers’ of the 8 municipalities of Biliran is bound to obey the HRET’s order or will be liable for contempt.

  6. PET has not issued the order for the order of retrieval of the ballots. Its previous order to Comelec back in September 15 2010 was only intended to secure the ballot boxes and other election paraphernalia.

    That communications from the Comelec through Atty Japson still needs to be authenticated as to compliance with PET’s order.

  7. MAO NANI MANAGDALI O EXCITED RA KAAYO SA PAGPOLI SA ILANG GI MISS NA KAAYO NGA KALAMI SA PODER,HEHEHE…NGA NAA KLARO MAN DIAY NGA ANG ORDER SA pet NGA IPA SECURE RA MAN DIAY NING MGA BALOTAHA SA MGA costudian ani? nga mao ang mga tresurero? KAY TUNGOD LAGI KAY GAMITON MAN POD NI PAG recount sa position sa pagak besi-presidente? ug tungod pod nga kining mga gamitana sa eleksyon gamiton naman pod lagi ni karon octobre para sa brgy.eleksyon….ug dili diay ni tungod sa ilang gidalian nga recount ang hinungdan ani?

    UG TAN-AWA RA UNSA KA MGA kulot ug huna2X? NGA PATI ANG GAMAY NGA depekto sa usa ka ballot boxes sa may kawayan, NGA KLARO MAN UNTA NGA SA KADTONG eleksyon man na nadaot, ILA NAPOD INTAWON GIHIMOAN UG MALISYA NGA GI tampered daw na!!! INSULTO MAN INTAWON NA SA treasurer DIHA SA KAWAYAN KANANG ILANG PASUMANGIL? WALA GAYOD PAUWAHAN ANG PAGKA MILISYOSO ANING MGA TAWHANA… tuo ni sila unsa kasakit sa dughan sa ning hingtundan aning ilang naandang panumangil? HALA!! IPAPRESO NAPOD NINYO ANG MGA tresurero sa biliran? kay mao man na sa inyo kasayon ang pag crucify ni bisan kinsa nalang? wala pa gani ninyo tagae ug igong panahon ang inyong gipanampang kaso nila spo2 saul ug 2 ka cidg, nga biktima man kaha ning chong ug ambush…

  8. Biktima sa kung unsa man;

    Para nako dili kini sa ka excited mopuli sa kung kinsa…

    Kinsa pagtuki kung unsa ba gayud ang tinood nga boses sa katawhang Biliranon..

    Unsa may maot ana nga wa man itawon ka pangayui ug donasyon aron madayon gayud ang recount…

    Kini nga aktibidades karon katungod kini sa mga discerning Biliranon aron mapukna ang limbong matag eleksyon..

    Aron kung naa ba o walay daya ang miaging eleksyon kay kung naa dili na kini mausab kay dako kaayo ang batununon sa imong amo kung mapamatud an nga gidaya nila ang mga Biliranon..

    Kung wala or kung daog gihapon ang imong pinanggang pamilya di na kami magsige ug paghot ngari unless mapamatud an nga naay magic nga gibuhat ugsa maselyuhan ang mga ballot boxes…

    Makita na didto kung magtally tanana entries sa casted votes ug ang number of voters salit ayaw kabalaka kay tagaan man mo ug maayong pagtagad aron batonon ang matag isyu nga mailabay sa inyo bahin ani..

    Dili kini Minarcos nga paagi mao kini ang tinuod nga demokrasya… Naanad man gud kamo nga maglatay latay sa balaod kay mopapadrino mo dayon sa Manila..

    Karon panahon na para dili na mausab ang daya… dili na mausab ang bakak ug di na mausab ang panghambog sa radyo ug di na maghari ang limbongan kiwkiwan ug buwaong pamilya sa isla….

  9. KUYAWA GYOD KADAGHAN PA UG reserba o savings SA NING AGING 3 RA KA TUIG NGA PAGKA MYEMBRO SA committee on public works?GI BALEWALA MAN LANG ANG GASTO SA NING AGING ELESKYON NGA FIRST TIME NAHITABO ANG vote-buying nga tig 3 mil pesos…UG KAHUMAN NAA KA afford pa ug pabantay ug mga ballot boxes matag munispyo, diin tig 5thousand ang gisweldo ni adelfa sa mga security?MAO GYOD DIAY NGA MAG hinam-hinam ug poli balik pinaagi o pamasin nga madala lang ug suborno ang mga komisyoner,hehe…kahinumdum pa baya ta sa nahiaguman ni gov. panlilio sa pampanga ug padaca sa isabela…

    KUYAWA GYOD DIAY ANG na komisyon sa NAGBAHANG PONDO KANIARI NO sa committee on public works isip myembro? bisag vespera na sa aleksyon kaangkon pa ug release nga 120 milyon pesos nga pa dredging nga walay agi…mao gyod diay na kung makasuksok ka sa committee on public works, bisag dili angayan sa propesyon nga CPA-LAWYER naninggamot gyod nga maka myembro sa committee sa mga enehenyero…kay sumala?na proprietor mang gani sa glejoben construction? mao na ang CPA-LAWYER nga eksperto sa engineering…

  10. cgurado ka ana mu g.panulti biktima? yaw pataka ug yaw2 dha.. pamiling nuon ebedinsya.. bg.o ka mag sulti ana.. imu boss nganu mangutang pa man gud xa.. d ba ang kd2ng iya g.utang mao g.gmit sa pag palit ug cellcard na ihtag sa tawo arun lng pag boto sa iya anak arun mu daog sa usa ka singing contest..

  11. Biktima sa Binuang;

    Game over na ka..

    Ayaw sag hirit kay may mga isyu nga gilabay sa inyo pero gi deadma mo lang duh!

    Mora man ka ug iro nga sigeg paghot pero talawan mopaak

    Taka taka kalang ug akusa wa kay ebedensiya

    Lipat lipaton mi nimo pero way agi imong dalan…

    STHU…… (IUnsay ibig sabihin ana sa English mao na na.)

  12. KUNG AKO RA ANG NAHIMOTANG ANI KANG mr.truth kuno,hahaha…NGA ISIP cpa-lawyer DILI KO MODAWAT NGA I MYEMBRO KO SA committe on public works SA KONGRES KANIARI UY!!! INSULTO MAN TO SA AKONG HIBALO O PROPESYON kung ako pa to…NGANO GUD NGA ISUKSOK MAN KO SA committee may kabahin sa dpwh? kalayo ra na sa expertise sa cpa-lawyer diha ah? ambot lang lagi pod, kay nganong maingon man na ang desiyon sa usa ka tawo? kay lagi tungod nga may lawom man gud nga rason o ang kanang gitawag ba nga hidden agenda…NGA MAO ANG KAGAHAMAN SA SALAPI ,mao nga naingon ana.

    KARON TAN-AWA ANG SI CONG ESPINA isip doktor, unsa man? chairman on committee on population control? mao na ang angayan isip doktor…di ba?

  13. Only when forced

    EDITORIAL
    The Daily Tribune

    09/28/2010

    Obviously, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioners never had any intention to provide independent groups and organizations with the source code for their independent review, as stated in the election law.

    A few days before the national polls, when suddenly, Comelec and its partner, Smartmatic, came up with the claim that the compact flash cards earlier programmed had to be changed with new CF cards programming, which eventually paved the way for widescale automated electoral fraud, the Supreme Court (SC) ordered Comelec to disclose the source code and other related automated election system (AES) documents to independent groups.

    This SC ruling was ignored by the Comelec. Going for the poll body then was that the polls had to take place and the issue was overtaken by this development.

    Yet even after the polls, and even when questions on probable electoral fraud surfaced due to the many irregularities — including the many Comelec changes in its directives — as well as the forensic results of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines of Smartmatic showing that all along, there was a hidden console in the machine which allowed electoral cheating operators to transmit bogus canvassed votes while altering the audit log, the request of such groups as Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPeg) for the source code review and documents remained unacted upon by the Comelec.

    But the poll commissioners today are duty bound to obey the law as the SC has ordered Comelec to make the source code software for the AES used in the last elections available for independent review.

    The source code is described as the “human readable instructions that define what the computer equipment will do.”

    The question to be asked is why the Comelec refused to disclose the source code for review as early as a year ago, even as the law on poll automation clearly states that the poll body is required to make the source code open to any interested party for review once an AES technology was selected for implementation.

    Comelec came up with excuses in not releasing the source code, claiming, among others, that in August of last year, the source code was as yet not in existence, apart from Comelec claiming that CenPeg did not have a clear, certain and well-defined right that was enforceable by mandamus because Comelec’s duty to make the source code available presupposed that it already had the same.

    To date, Comelec has not given CenPeg the copy of the source code.

    Yet it was imperative that independent groups be allowed the right to review the source code and even other documents, given the claims of Comelec commissioners that the automated polls were clean, honest and credible — despite electoral fraud having occurred in many ways.

    That review was certainly necessary, as CenPeg claimed, as this review ascertains that the software may not be used to corrupt and thwart the genuine will of the people and that this would be proof that the provisions of the automated polls law would be faithfully implemented.

    There were other justifiable reasons cited for that all important review, such as reviewing the Comelec’s Terms of Reference and whether the program uses safe programming practices such as stack overflow checking, buffer overflow checking, proper memory allocation and deal allocation, proper signal handling; and executed under proper environment settings that are not prone to easy manipulation nor vulnerable to malicious external attacks. The question remains: Why was this source code not made available by the poll officials, when the law already insisted on that review?

  14. 13. BIKTIMA si saul ug 2 k cidg

    Unsa sigi gihapon ka ug bagotbot ngano nga sa Commitee on Public works napamiyembro si Glenn? ha ha ha he hehe hi hi hi. Ang membership sa bisan unsang mga komite sa kongreso pag-buot kana sa mayoriya. ha ha ha he he he. Si Glenn mingsulod sa Konseho isip usa ka oposisyon… ha ha ha he he he he. Kung gihatag kana sa mayoriya sa iya ang membership sa maong komite dili suwerte ang Biliran kay kini nakahatag ug agianan para kang Glenn aron maka kuha ug pondo alang sa atong kauswagan. Tanawa ang accomplishments ni Glenn sa sulod sa 3 ka tuig labaw pa sa 12 ka tuig nga termino ni Gerry Sr ug Gerryboy nga sigi lang ug panghimota didto sa kongreso, way balaod nga napasa perso puno ang bulsa… ha ha ha he he he.

    Karon si Roger, nga ningkalit lang ug ka Liberal ug pinaagi sa lobby ni VP Binay nahatagan sa chairmanship sa Committe on Population Control, kay walay modawat kay usa ka hot item ang maong komite ilabina sa deb ate karon sa contraceptives… ha ha ha he he he hi hi hi. Pero mas maayo hinoon nga gihatagan ug chairmanship kay makitan ang katag ug unsa kamaayong doc. ha ha ha he he hetor si Roger nga sa iyang 9 ka tuig pagka gobernador, wa mahuman ang hospital, gitambak ang mga expired nga medisina sa kapitolyo unya manghatag sa mga tawo ug mga tambal nga donasyon pinaagi sa mga medical mission nga mao hinuoy gisaligan… ha ha ha he he he Ang katawanan, ingon dayon nga bigay ni Dok roger… ha ha ha he he he hi hihi.

    Tanang kongressman maunsa man ang ilang propesyon ug academic qualification puro sila magba-b alaod. Ug asa sila i-assign sa mayoriya kana ilang dawaton. Busa Biktima ayaw na pag-bisgo kay balik balik naman nang imong atake kang Glenn.

    Ingna hinoon si Roger nga samtang kongressman pa kunuhay siya, nga magpakitang gilas sa kongreso, dili kay sigi gihapon ug pangita ug manegosyo… ha ha ha he he he. Basin sa sunod mamaligya na unya ug condom ang mga MALL ni gerry Espina ha ha ha he he he hi hihi. Unya dili baligyaan ug dili membrro sa Bando Espina ha ha ha he he he. Kaanindot way puhunan kay hinatag ni Roger… ha ha ha he he he hi hi hi.

  15. glenn,

    1. human sa collection sa ballot boxes which is scheduled sa 04 Oct matud pa nimo, what exactly is the process of revision starting from the collection of the ballot boxes and what’s the timetable?

    2. how do the people of biliran know the result and when?

    just asking,

    tnx

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