Buying votes

27surigvotebuyA candidate’s bagman distributing money to voters in Sitio Payawan 1, Barangay Luna, Surigao City on Sunday afternoon.October 27, 2013, eve of the Barangay elections, in what is known as “tili-tili” (literally drizzle or light rain but which has come to mean as “vote-buying” during elections). MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto