Photo Release
December 17, 2012

CONTINUATION OF BICAM ON ABSENTEE VOTING OF MEDIA: Senator Koko Pimentel III, chair of the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation, talks to Sixto Brillantes Jr., chair of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) before the start of the bicameral conference committee hearing on the disagreeing provisions of Senate Bill No. 1198 and House Bill No. 4241. The measure, also known as Absentee Voting by Media, seeks to grant the members of media who are assigned to places other than their place of registration the privilege to participate in electoral exercises, under certain conditions. (PRIB Photo by Edward Ganal/December 19, 2012)