US Election Watch 2008

The 2008 US presidential election is the most talked about election in the world – though it is not the most controversial.

The world is indeed watching who will be elected as the next US president. I asked, will Obama be the next US president? I also wonder how elections are done in America. I was interested how it differs with the way we do here in the Philippines.

When I heard from Kevin that the US embassy is organizing Election Watch 2008 in SM City Cebu and members of Cebu Bloggers’ Society (CBS) are invited to cover the event, I never had second thoughts.

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Election Watch 2008 was held in Atrium, SM City Cebu, from 9am to 2pm. I saw print and media personalities in Cebu.

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Prominent leaders of Cebu like Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes was also there.
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We could try the machines voters in US are using.
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The big screen gave us up-to-date information.
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Sample ballot.
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There was also some explanation on how elections done in the US.
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When Obama’s victory was flashed on big screen, everyone was so jubilant. Bloggers are happy on the result, too.
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For reference:
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And I blog about it.
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See also:

Daug si Barack Obama by Clarence

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