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CBCP asks COMELEC to delay proclamation of Senatorial race winners, national positions

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May. 15, 19 | 8:14 pm

Manila, Philippines– The Catholics Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has urged the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) not to proclaim winning candidates in the Senatorial race and other national positions.

This, following concerns on the integrity of the results following a 7-hour delay in transmitting the votes.

The CBCP however clarified that they are not accusing COMELEC of cheating but that they only want to make sure the poll body adequately explains the 7-hour glitch.

“Ang aming kahilingan ay seryosohin yung allegation. Actually hindi naman natin sinasabi direkta na may dayaan, merong allegations of fraud and manipulation (Our request is to take the allegations seriously. We are not saying directly that there is cheating. There were allegations of fraud and manipulation),” Gariguez said in a statement posted on the Veritas 846 website.

The CBCP urged COMELEC to create an independent probe on the allegations and glitches.

“So what we are requesting or demanding to do is to suspend the proclamation until these allegations have been validated or disproved,” Gariguez said.

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