PABLO'S VICTIMS. Typhoon Pablo devastated up to 2.3-M voters in affected provinces. AFP Photo/Ted Aljibe
5 months before the May 2013 elections, 6 provinces remain under a state of calamity: Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Misamis Oriental, Siquijor, Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur. NDRRMC suggested delaying the polls because the schools where they will be held have to be rebuilt. That poses a dilemma for Comelec because the 6 provinces' combined voters - 2.13 million from 2010 elections - will affect who wins the last few seats at the Senate.
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