MANILA -- NBN-ZTE deal whistleblower Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada took a swipe on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on the lack of mechanism on how voters can manually verify their votes on Election Day.

At the press launch of electoral watchdog of Compact for Peaceful and Democratic Elections (COMPACT), a wide network of non-government organizations and social movements against electoral cheating and violence, Lozada said the lack of validation will render the automated elections “lousy.”

Also in attendance are former Akbayan Representative Etta Rosales, and former National Statistics Office (NSO) Administrator Tomas “Butch” Africa.

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