Filipinos in Dubai endured long hours under the glare of the desert sun just to cast their votes on the first day of overseas absentee voting.
Low Turn-Out in Absentee Voting Due to Ghost of Garci – Migrants’ Group
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
While the 24 percent turnout in the overseas absentee voting during the 2010 elections is higher than the 16 percent turnout in 2007, this is still way below the 65 percent turnout in 2004.
Own Up To Dismal Turnout, Glitches in AES, COMELEC Told
“With only a few days left for the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV), all signs say that less than 50% of registered voters in Hong Kong will be able to vote. Thousands of OFWs have again been disenfranchised in this election no matter how many times the COMELEC tries to deny it and cover up its…
COAV, RP Post Allows OAVs to Alternately Vote in 3 Different Polling Centers in Saudi Arabia
Press Release 26 April 2010 Seeing a trend of low voters’ turnout after more 2 weeks of the overseas absentee voting that started on April 10, a migrant workers’ rights group based in the Middle East last week have urged the COMELEC Committee on Overseas Absentee Voting (COAV) and the RP posts in Saudi Arabia…