No takers yet for ballot box supply

Posted on December 05, 2012

THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) has yet to accept bids in a conference today for the supply and delivery of ballot boxes for next year’s elections, an official said yesterday.

"As of 2:00 p.m. [yesterday], no firms have purchased the bidding documents yet," Maria Victoria S. Dulcero, head of the secretariat at of the Special Bids and Awards Committee, said in a phone interview.

She said the meeting will still proceed and that bidders could still purchase documents and submit proposals on or before 9 a.m. on Dec. 19 -- the opening of bids. -- CACV