Author’s Note: This article uses virtual reality technology to provide an immersive experience. Click the image to view the 360-degree VR. Adobe Flash 10 or higher is required. Average VR size is 1.7Mb. Less than 12 hours before the opening of the first Philippine automated election, I went around 2 nearby precincts in Manila to see their current scenarios. At Antonio Regidor elementary school in Sta. Cruz, Manila, the new CF memory cards were just delivered this morning and they went through the process of testing and sealing the PCOS machine. The ballot boxes arrived at around 2:30PM, with the rest of the election paraphernalia at a much latter time.