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Padaca ‘eager’ to air side on trial over graft, malversation raps

Elections Commissioner Grace Padaca

Elections commissioner Grace Padaca said she is “eager” to have her side heard in trial for her graft and malversation charges before the Sandiganbayan despite the junking of her motion for immunity from charges.

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

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 projects 3M new voters

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is “on track” in its preparations for the registration of about three million new voters nationwide, scheduled from May 6, 2014 to Oct. 31, 2015, according to Comelec Commissioner Al Parreño.

Posted: March 31st, 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 »

Comelec urges barangays to hold satellite voter registration in villages

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Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) urged barangay officials, on Wednesday, to initiate the conduct of satellite voter registration in their communities.

Posted: March 20th, 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 to push for law enforcing ‘money ban’ days before polls

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Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is urging Congress to pass a measure that will institutionalize the imposition of a “money ban” to curb vote-buying in the succeeding elections in the country.

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

Bill to require election bond to deter nuisance candidates

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Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

To deter nuisance candidates from making a circus out of elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has formally asked Congress to pass a law that will require candidates to post a bond.

Posted: February 24th, 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 »

Raising campaign spending limits, online voting among poll reforms eyed for 2016

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Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Commission on Election officials called on Congress on Monday to consider putting in place reforms that could help secure further the integrity of the polling process, especially during the 2016 presidential elections.

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

Comelec urged to rule on LPGMA partylist disqualification case

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Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

Exclude the LPG Marketers Association (LPGMA) from the Commission on Elections’ list of accredited partylist organizations.

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

Suspension of Padaca ally stopped

The Office of the President has stopped the provincial government from suspending Gamu Vice Mayor Fernando Cumigad, a close ally of former Isabela governor and now Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Maria Gracia Cielo Padaca.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Padaca defends Aquino bailout

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Grace Padaca. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Even if President Aquino shelled out his own money to post bail for her, election commissioner Grace Padaca on Tuesday insisted that this did not mean she would do Malacañang’s bidding.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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