By Maila Ager
Senator Nancy Binay on Friday likened to “Voldemort” in the blockbuster movie Harry Potter the P4.1 billion given to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in 2012 supposedly from the government’s regular savings.
By Maricar Cinco
An antigraft group with members based in Laguna province is asking the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to cite in contempt Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. and five other poll commissioners in relation to the transfer of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to the new warehouse in Cabuyao City, Laguna.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is asking for a higher budget in 2015 for it to purchase new precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines for the 2016 elections.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
The head of a San Juan City-based nongovernment organization is set to file charges against key officials of the Commission on Elections and a retired commissioner in connection with a P16-million project that the poll body had approved for the setup of precinct count optical scan (PCOS) “demonstration centers” across the country.
By Norman Bordadora
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III wants the Senate to look into alleged discrepancies between the election results transmitted by the precinct count optical scanners and those culled from the random manual audit.