Many people excited to vote: Tagle


Posted at May 13 2013 02:19 PM | Updated as of May 13 2013 10:19 PM

MANILA - A lot of voters are exercising their right to vote in the May 2013 midterm elections, according to Commission on Elections Commissioner Lucenito Tagle. 

Tagle said that so far, he sees about 40%-50% of voters have turned up past noon Monday. 

"Many are excited to vote," he said. 

He said the poll body has received reports of an estimated 108 precinct count optical scan machines malfunctioning as of noon. 

He said more than 2,500 contingency PCOS machines are deployed all over the country. 

ANC, May 13, 2013