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#Phvote wRap May 12, 6pm: Waiting to vote
Posted on 05/12/2013 6:38 PM  | Updated 05/13/2013 5:06 PM

MANILA, Philippines - With only twelve hours left for the polls to open in the Philippines, incidents of election-related violence and vote-buying are picking up as candidates race to secure support from voters.

Sunday, May 12 started with just a sprinkle of incidents, but in the afternoon a succession of reports started coming in about deaths related to the 2013 mid-term elections, bringing the total since the campaign started in January to over 50, according to Rappler's provisional tally.

Here are a few of the most relevant incidents:

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