A throng of voters line up to enter a polling center in Sampaloc, Manila to cast their votes on Monday, May 9, 2022. In Quezon City, at almost 4 in the afternoon or just three hours before the close of voting, two of three machines in Bgy. Teachers Village East remain defective. Residents are being told they could either wait indefinitely until the issue is resolved so they themselves can feed their ballots into the machines—or leave their shaded ballots with officials who would do it when the machines are fixed.
Lawmakers of the progressive Makabayan bloc are urging President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to look into what they said were the...Read more