Comelec sets PCOS machine demo in Iloilo until February 22

PIA Press Release 2010/01/29

Comelec sets PCOS machine demo in Iloilo until February 22

Iloilo City (29 January) -- The demonstration on how to use the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machine being conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-Iloilo has been taking place in the different municipalities of Iloilo since January 22 and will wind up February 22, 2010.

From January 22 to 28, the demonstration, which is part of the voter?s education campaign had been conducted in eight municipalities of the province. These are Guimbal, Tigbauan, Pototan, San Enrique, San Rafael, Barotac Viejo, Banate and Ajuy.

As per schedule obtained from COMELEC-Iloilo the demonstration will be held in the following municipalities from January 29 to February 22:

January 29Duenas and Dingle
30Bingawan and Calinog
February 1Mina and Dumangas
3New Lucena and Pavia
4Zarraga and Leganes
5Anilao and Barotac Nuevo
6Maasin and Badiangan
8Lemery and Estancia
9Batad and Balasan
10San Dionisio and Concepcion
12Leon and Alimodian
13San Miguel and Santa Barbara
16Cabatuan and Lambunao
17San Joaquin
18Tubungan and Igbaras
19Miag-ao and Oton
22Passi City

The PCOS machine will be used when the country will have its first automated elections on May 10. (PIA) - Timeline 2010