On 17 April 2018, BBM received a Manifestation from the COMELEC wherein it asked the PET to lift the Precautionary Protection Order (PPO) on the Election Management System Servers (EMS) used during the May 9, 2016 national and local elections because the said servers will be used in the May 13, 2019 elections. The COMELEC further asked the PET if they could:
• have the EMS data backed-up and / or cloned in the presence of the PET representatives and other parties;
• remove the EMS hard drive in the presence of the PET representatives and other parties and turn over the same to the PET.
On 20 April 2018, BBM received a Manifestation from Robredo wherein she accused one of BBM’s counsels, Atty. Joan Padilla, of disrupting the revision proceedings on 13 April 2018.
After 94 weeks (or roughly 662 days), the PET:
• is manually recounting the votes for Camarines Sur
[per undertaking # 11 of 21]
After Camarines Sur, the remaining two (2) “pilot province” are Iloilo & Negros Oriental.