US-style primaries eyed for elections in Mindanao

Because of the reported “unique way” of voting in Mindanao, the Commission on Elections has eyed pushing for the use of electoral colleges in primaries just like those used in the United States, Comelec officials said.

Comelec chair Benjamin Abalos announced the plan as part of what the commission is studying to approach the controversial elections in some parts of Mindanao where so-called command voting reportedly prevailed.

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