By Leila B. Salaverria
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Three more winning party-list organizations may be proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in time for the opening of the 16th Congress on July 22.
By TJ Burgonio
A Malacañang official on Sunday backed the Commission on Elections’ proclamation of winning senatorial candidates ahead of the full count of votes, but said anybody could hale the elections body to court.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The recently concluded 2013 automated elections were worse than the 2010 exercise because of the bigger number of errors and the “arbitrary and highly irregular decisions” which compromised the elections’ credibility and transparency, according to a poll watchdog group.
The ballots have been counted in many provinces, giving fresh mandate to new leaders by July.