On May 7, the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (COMELEC) officially stated that the presidential elections will go forward on May 10, despite a technical malfunction just this week with computerized voting machines, which are being used in a Philippine election for the very first time. New America Media’s Odette Keeley sat down with ABS-CBN International-The Filipino Channel’s news bureau chief Regina Reyes, who supervises production of their nightly newscast, "Balitang America [News From America]." She explains why Filipino voters, including Filipino Americans who filed their ballots in consulates all over the U.S. don’t want the elections to be postponed.

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