A poll watchdog has asked the Ombudsman to investigate three commissioners of the Commission on Elections led by its chairman, Sixto Brillantes Jr., for culpability in the “serious glitches” that marred the recent elections.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
A poll watchdog group has filed graft and corruption charges with the Ombudsman against former officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) led by former Chairman Jose Melo and officers of Smartmatic and Total Information Management Corp. (TIM) for “imperiling” the 2010 and 2013 elections with the use of “highly suspect” and “terribly faulty” precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition to prevent Chairman Sixto Brillantes and two other commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from participating in the resolution of election protests emanating from the May 13 polls.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) has mobilized its volunteers to look into delays in the transmission of electronic results from precincts to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) transparency server in Manila.
By Matikas Santos
The allegations by United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) spokesman Tobias Tiangco of data manipulation by Smartmatic were “completely, utterly false” according to its president.