• In this Wednesday, May 26, 2010, file photo security personnel and staff members of the Lower House keep a close eye on ballot boxes containing certificates of canvass, during the second day of deliberations of the National Board of Canvassers at the House of Representatives in Quezon City north of Manila, Philippines. Philippine election officials said Friday, April 22, 2016, that the May 9 national elections will go ahead despite a massive personal data leak of almost all 55 million registered voters in one of the biggest hacking scandals. (AP Photo/Pat Roque, File)

    Data of all Filipino voters hacked but May polls to go ahead

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The hacking of a Philippine election database may have exposed the personal information of all 55 million registered voters, but will not undermine May 9 national elections, officials said Friday, in the latest hacking scandal to hit the Southeast Asian nation.