[In the news] Voter gets pre-shaded ballot -RAPPLER.com

Voter gets pre-shaded ballot
By Patricia Evangelista, RAPPLER.com
May 13,2013

rappler_logoMANILA, Philippines – A first-time voter received his ballot with votes already blacked out.

“I saw it was filled out already,” said Raymond Ramirez of Bataan, Sta. Mesa in Manila. “It looks like there’s cheating. I wish they were fair so there are no problems,” he said in Filipino.

Ramirez voted in precinct 582 of Padre Burgos Elementary School, where mayoral candidate and former President Joseph Estrada cast his vote this morning. Over 13,000 are registered to vote.

Ramirez returned his ballot and was told as an explanation that it was probably a sample ballot.

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