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State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos

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Former Commission on Elections Chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Government prosecutors have sought the conviction in the Sandiganbayan of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Benjamin Abalos in connection with the aborted $329-million NBN-ZTE deal in 2007.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec: Puerto Princesa recall petition sufficient but…

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Edward Hagedorn: Eyeing Puerto Princesa mayoral post. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has found the petition for the recall of Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo Bayron sufficient in form, but the election body must first find the money to finance the second recall election in the city’s history.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace on Delfin Lee as Aquino donor: Just check the Comelec list

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Delfin Lee. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Just check the document published by the Commision on Elections (Comelec), Malacañang on Friday told people asking if President Benigno Aquino III received campaign money from Delfin Lee.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Voters required to register anew for biometrics

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Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is implementing reforms in preparation for the 2016 presidential elections by requiring 9.6 million registered voters to return for new registration and to affix their biometric signatures and data information.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Council of advisers on poll machines up and running

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Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Comelec Advisory Council (CAC) has been formally reorganized in preparation for the May 2016 elections.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll worker charged with electioneering over ballpen

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2010 Barangay and SK elections INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An election watcher has been charged with unlawful electioneering for allegedly showing an elderly voter a ballpen bearing a candidate’s name during the barangay (village) elections in 2010.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

No biometrics, no voting for 7M in 2016

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

More than 7 million registered voters who have not entered their biometrics data into the Commission of Elections voters’ list may not be able to vote in the 2016 elections.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec urges faster canvass system

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

For speedier election results, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is urging lawmakers to pass legislation that will change the current multitier canvassing system.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 poll commissioners get CA nod

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COMELEC commissioner Luie F. Guia (left). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Appointments confirmed on Wednesday the appointments of Election Commissioners Luie Tito Guia and Al Parreno.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA okays appointment of 2 Comelec commissioners

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COMELEC commissioner Luie F. Guia (left). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Elections Commissioner Luie Tito Guia’s ad interim appointment has been recommended for confirmation by a panel of the Commission on Appointments.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec gives pols more time to file expense reports

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

Candidates and parties that took part in the 2013 midterm elections who failed to submit their campaign finance reports have until May 12 to comply with the requirement or face a penalty.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec worried by shift to new school calendar

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Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

With the country’s top universities announcing plans to move back their academic calendars, the Commission on Elections sees one problem should the Department of Education decide that public schools follow suit.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec ready for Bangsamoro plebiscite

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it will be “ready” to hold a plebiscite in the South—when and if Congress enacts the basic law that would create the so-called “Bangsamoro entity” before President Aquino steps down in 2016.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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