On 1 June 2017, BBM filed a Motion asking the PET for the immediate decryption and printing of the ballot images from the relevant Secure Digital (SD) cards and/or other data storage devices in each of the 36,465 protested clustered precincts in Cebu province, Leyte, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Masbate, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Del Norte, Bukidnon, Iloilo province, Bohol, Quezon province, Batangas, Western Samar, Misamis Oriental, Camarines Sur, Northern Samar (2nd district), Palawan, Albay, Zamboanga Sibugay, Misamin Occidental, Pangasinan, Isabela as well as those in Iloilo city, Bacolod city, Cebu city, Lapu-Lapu city and Zamboanga city during the May 2016 elections.
BBM made a reservation that his Motion should not affect his right to also ask for the Judicial Recount / Revision, Technical Examination and Forensic Investigation of the paper ballots and/or the ballot images, voter’s receipts, election returns, audit logs, transmission logs, the lists of voters, particularly the Election Day Computerized Voter’s List (EDCVL), and voters registration records (VRRs), the books of voters and other pertinent election documents used during the May 2016 elections.
The PET has set the Preliminary Conference for BBM’s election protest on 21 June 2017.
After 48 weeks, we are still waiting for the PET :
• to issue a Retrieval Order [per undertaking # 7 of 21]