Week 88: March 5 - 11, 2018

On 5 March 2018, BBM received a Notice from the PET regarding the expenses of the Exploratory Mission / Retrieval Team for  Iloilo and Negros Oriental; The PET resolved to :

1. Authorize an Alternate Security Officer to accompany the Exploratory Mission Team to Iloilo and Negros Oriental; and

2. Authorize the payment of an additional PhP 66,670.- to cover the travel expenses of the said Alternate Security Officer.

The PET further resolved to :

1. Approve the hiring of contractual Head Revisors for an initial period of 6 months at the rate of PhP 1,260.- per clustered precinct and ballot box.  The appointment of the said Head Revisors shall depend on the outcome of their psychological examination and training.

(click here to see the 5 March 2018 Notice from the PET)

After 88 weeks (or roughly 620 days), we are still waiting for the PET:

• to begin the manual recounting of votes for Camarines Sur, Iloilo & Negros Oriental
[per undertaking # 11 of 21]