Last January 21, EO Pedro Hiano Jr. of this town, held a demonstration and dry run on how to vote using the sample ballots for the VCMs machines before officials and employees in preparation for the midterm elections.
At the Kiangan gym last February 4, EO Crescencio Dulnuan demonstrated to local and national government officials and employees how the VCM operates.
Hingyon EO also Melyken Tayaban conducted a demonstration roadshow at the municipal gymnasium on the actual use of the VCM. The activity that went smoothly was participated by municipal officials and employees, all punong barangays and other stakeholders.
The COMELEC said orientation and demonstration on the vote counting machines and mock elections will be conducted in all municipalities hoping that this will help the voters know how to properly use the machines so they will not encounter delay or problems during the actual polls. (JDP/DBC/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)
By Daniel B. Codamon