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Study: Lack of voting time to disenfranchise voters in May

Posted by akosistella on March 18, 2010

In an interview with GMANews.TV, Prof. Giovanni Tapang of the University of the Philippines’ National Institute of Physics said he had simulated the voting process using a programming language package called the Simulation in Python SimPy.”We get results showing that more than half of the 1,000 voters lining up at the clustered precinct will not be able to finish by 6 p.m,” Tapang said.

An image of the computer simulation showing that 11 hours will not be enough to accommodate 1,000 voters at each clustered precinct. — Photo courtesy of UP Prof. Giovanni TapangVoting on May 10, 2010 will begin at 7 a.m. and will end at 6 p.m., or a total of 11 hours. The Commission on Elections expects 50,723,734 voters to flock to 76,340 clustered precincts nationwide on May 10.

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