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Comelec urged to conduct mock elections again

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A woman casts vote during the mock election at Epifanio de los Santos Elementary School in Manila with 100 days remaining before the 2013 midterm election.

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has been urged to conduct another mock automated election in order to rectify the reported glitches of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines during the previous mock polls.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No problems in mock polls, says Brillantes

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A participant on Saturday’s mock polls shows indelible proof of voting. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There were some glitches but no major problems. Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. acknowledged only “minor” problems in the dry run for the May 2013 elections that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) conducted on Saturday in 10 selected areas across the country.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Voters elect Hollywood stars, rock bands in mock polls

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A woman casts vote during the mock election at Epifanio de los Santos Elementary School in Manila with 100 days remaining before the 2013 midterm election.

Would Filipinos vote Tom Cruise, Richard Gere or Mariah Carey into the “august” Senate? At least in the mock elections that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) conducted Saturday, Filipino voters got the chance to choose who among their Hollywood and celebrity favorites to elect as senators.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Election Photos,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Comelec holds full-blown mock elections in 10 areas Saturday

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Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.: Richard Gordon’s petition moot and academic.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold on Saturday “full-blown” mock elections in 10 areas across the country as a preview of the May 13 automated balloting.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Comelec holds mock elections in 10 places on Saturday

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The Commission on Elections is to conduct “full blown” mock elections in 10 areas across the country on Saturday to give the nation a preview of the May 13 automated midterm balloting.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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