Newsletter #7 13 May 2010
AUTOMAYHEM? Ateneo Students' Forum on the Automated Elections PoS 100 Section E in cooperation with the Ateneo Sanggunian, Matanglawin, The Assembly, and the Department of Political Science cordially invites the Ateneo community to attend "AUTOMAYHEM? Ateneo Students' Forum on Automated Elections" on May 17, Monday, in Leong Hall Auditorium. Guest speakers include Atty. Carlos Medina (Legal Network for Truthful Elections), Gerald Pascua (Matanglawin) , Leiron Martija (The Assembly), and representatives from the Ateneo Task Force 2010. Be informed and get involved! See you all at the AUTOMAYHEM! Visit their event page in Facebook: AUTOMAYHEM? Ateneo Students' Forum on the Automated Elections
Gabay Halalan: End of Operation Gabay Halalan, previously scheduled to end on May 14, has ceased its operations because of the relatively peaceful elections that we've had. Thank you very much to everyone who volunteered and made it a success. View the gallery of their operations here. Gabay Halalan, at your service! Yes! Gabay Halalan was recently featured in ABS-CBNâ€™s TV Patrol Halalan 2010 segment. Watch the video here.
PPCRV Manual Audit The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) will not be opening another shift to our ATF volunteers for the manual audit due to the influx of people who want to help. Ateneo Task Force 2010 would like to extend its gratitude to all the Poll Watchers/Volunteers who did their part during the May 10 elections.
Say YES to Clean and Peaceful Elections! In less than ONE WEEK, the future of our country will be in our hands once again. One last stretch before we finally contribute in making a change. As Ateneans, let's all unite and say YES to Clean and Peaceful Elections on May 10, 2010. If you believe in this, support our online signature campaign. Sign here. You can also visit and LIKE our Facebook page: YES to Clean & Peaceful Elections. As of May 9, the page has gathered 619 Ateneans signatures and a total of 4, 108 likes! :D
Attached are the Statement of the Ateneo Task Force 2010 and the Compiled Signature Campaign as of May 9, 2010.
Election Polls Results It's been two days since the first automated elections in the Philippines and at least 80% of Election Returns have been canvassed. Be updated with the Partial Unofficial Results from the following: GMA NEWS | ABS-CBN NEWS
Ateneo Task Force 2010 Shirts: NOW AVAILABLE! :D Can’t vote? That’s not a problem. Why not promote the elections (importance of voting and responsible voting) by wearing this shirt—the official Ateneo Task Force 2010 shirt—on May 10? It will not only serve as an outfit on Election Day but also a souvenir of your contribution to our country during this momentous time.
The shirts are available for PHP120 for ATF2010 Volunteers and PHP240 for nonvolunteers. To order, kindly email ateneotaskforce2010 @gmail.com and indicate the following: full name, ID number, cellphone number, if youâ€™re a volunteer/nonvolunteer, shirt design (the ballot box or the election checklist), and size*. (You may click the picture and drag to another tab to see full shirt layout.) *Sizes are bigger than usual (one size bigger). Sizes available XS, S, M, and L. If you're usually an S-size shirt, order the XS and so on and so forth.
Shirt Design: Back
Al Jazeera's News on Election Fears: Short Feature of how ATF 2010 Fits into the Bigger Picture From the News: "These university students are doing what they to make sure all goes well on election day. They've conducted mock polls to educate voters on the new system, and even run a call center to help those with election related questions." Watch the full video here: the short feature of the ATF2010 efforts runs at 1:45. It shows how our efforts are aligned with the needs of the election
It's YOUR country, YOUR elections, YOUR time to build the nation. Evaluate ATF2010
Facebook Page | Watch the ATF 2010 Video ATF 2010 Inquirer Article | Al
Jazeera News on Elections
Visit our partners! Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan (SLB) | Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) | Office of Social Concern and Involvement (OSCI) | Ateneo School of Government
and the Commission on Elections