Make Your 7-Eleven Cup Vote Count, Check the Receipt

Unscientific, yet has to be fair.
Photo/s: 7-Eleven/Facebook

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven on Friday urged customers to check their receipts to make sure that it matches the presidential candidate on their drink cup.

Some netizens have complained about picking one candidate while the receipt for the Speak Cup reflected the name of another.

"While 7-Eleven is all about increasing voter engagement and awareness in a fun and unscientific manner, rest assured we take our commitment to faithfully report on customer purchases very seriously, and enjoin you to help us do the same -- especially at the point of sale", it said.

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The store posts daily updates on cup purchases since it startedtwo days ago. As of March 11, presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos was leading with 33,484 (37%), followed by Vice President Leni Robredo with 26,152 (29%). At third place is the "undecided" cup at 16,568 (19%). 

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno was third with 5,933 (7%) followed by Sen. Panfilo Lacson (3,958) and Sen. Manny Pacquiao 3,327 (4%).

The convenience store chain also said it would post the promotion processes, methodologies, and policies on its website following the "unexpected interest" on the matter.

Aside from 7-Eleven, beverage kiosk chain Fruitas also has its "Baso Para sa Boto".  Quezon City's Kamuning Bakery also has its own "pandesal survey".

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