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Foreign consultant proposes e-voting system in the Philippines

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – A foreign computer system architect and volunteer consultant has proposed an electronic voting system in the country as solution to election fraud and manipulation.
Keith Brent Duncan, who is now in the province, has proposed some methodologies in eliminating societal problems that hamper economic progress during the recent episode of the Philippine Information Agency’s ‘Tipon Tipan sa PIA’ here.
Duncan explained to the local media the importance of electronic voting system in which control number of each voter will not be manipulated or hacked.
“As an expert in computer programming, we can create a system in voting which will lead to a clean, orderly, safe and honest election,” he said.
He said the e-voting system’s concrete structure has already published in his website which government agencies could access and study further for adoption.
He urged concerned agencies to adopt the e-voting system this coming local elections to assess its credibility and accuracy.
He said his proposed methodologies are still on dissemination phase in which he is trying to involve the public in assessing whether the proposed solutions would be helpful in eradicating societal challenges.
Duncan is also partnering with religious organizations here and abroad to raise funds for the rehabilitation of typhoon ‘Lawin’ damages in the province

Criselda Cabangon David, a happy mother of two kids, is a full-time Sociologist at the City Government of Lucena, Quezon Province. She is currently the Managing Editor of Ang Diaryo Natin Sunday News, a weekly local community newspaper in the Philippines and an active member of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines.