LIVE: Congressional hearing on automated election system

The hearing on September 13 tackles the recommendations of the Comelec Advisory Council on how to enhance the automated polls in 2019

Published: 2:20 AM September 13, 2018

Updated: 2:57 AM September 13, 2018

Bookmark to watch this hearing live on September 13, at 10 am

MANILA, Philippines – Election officials and stakeholders face lawmakers on Thursday, September 13, for a hearing on the automated election system, as the Philippines prepares for the 2019 national and local polls.

The Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Automated Election System is set to hold this hearing at 10 am on Thursday.

The JCOC is composed of lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Expected panelists include officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and election watchdogs.

The hearing tackles the recommendations of the Comelec Advisory Council for the 2019 elections, enhancements of the automated election system, and problems encountered in the 2016 polls.

Watch the hearing live on Rappler. –