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Namfrel questions ‘discrepancies’ between automated system, random manual audit


Even before the 2013 elections are over, the National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) is proposing changing the local contractor that paved the way for the automation of the polls in 2010 and now, 2013.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pre-shaded ballots used in Pampanga precinct , Namfrel tells Comelec


A member of the Board of Election Inspectors in Guagua, Pampanga allegedly distributed pre-shaded ballots, reports reaching the Commission on Election (Comelec) Command Center said Monday.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Faulty PCOS compound poll logistical nightmare, Namfrel field reports show


Field reports filtering into the National Movement for Free Elections Monday indicated that the early voting in some areas in the country was a logistical nightmare.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Over 400 dead, 20 Pinoys abroad still in voters’ lists — Namfrel

The National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) yesterday said that more than 400 dead people have been included in the computerized voters list (CVL) while at least 20 others who have been abroad during the past two elections have not been deleted from the official list.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Election watchdog groups are rarin’ to go, too


Election watchdog groups are as ready as they can ever be for Monday’s polls.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Namfrel’s high-tech operations center ready for Monday polls


The National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) opened Sunday a headquarters in Mandaluyong City for its midterm election watch.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll watchdogs all set and ready to go

Photo by INQUIRER.net / Matikas Santos

Election watchdog groups are as ready as they can ever be for Monday’s polls.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Votes for sale: From P100 to P3,500 per person


How much is a Filipino’s vote worth these days? According to the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel), candidates are offering up to P3,500 for a single vote in Ilocos Norte, P3,000 in neighboring Ilocos Sur, P2,000 in Zamboanga Sibugay, and P100 in Tawi-Tawi.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Brillantes warns Namfrel against criticizing Comelec

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes warned the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections Friday against openly criticizing the Comelec, reminding the private election watchdog body he had the authority to cancel its accreditation as one of the commission’s citizen arms.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Namfrel worried over PCOS reliability

Precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machine. FILE PHOTO

Worried about the reports it was getting from the field, the National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Thursday wrote the Commission on Elections to express its apprehensions about the reliability of the Precinct Count Optical Scan machines.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »


A taxi driver was robbed and killed by five men who posed as passengers on Sunday night in Quezon City.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

No problems in mock polls, says Brillantes

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 »

PPCRV, Namfrel coordination ‘crucial’ in ensuring clean polls—Comelec


While trying to patch up their differences, the two citizen arms’ assigned by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the upcoming elections will work together to ensure fair and clean polls.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Cagayan mayor shot during flag-raising ceremony
  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help
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  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

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  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
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  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
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  • Supper power
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  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
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  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
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