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Comelec projects 3M new voters


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is “on track” in its preparations for the registration of about three million new voters nationwide, scheduled from May 6, 2014 to Oct. 31, 2015, according to Comelec Commissioner Al Parreño.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec urges barangays to hold satellite voter registration in villages

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) urged barangay officials, on Wednesday, to initiate the conduct of satellite voter registration in their communities.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No biometrics, no voting for 7M in 2016

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

More than 7 million registered voters who have not entered their biometrics data into the Commission of Elections voters’ list may not be able to vote in the 2016 elections.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino warns voters: Don’t pick ‘ampaw’


Who could President Aquino be referring to? Aquino on Thursday came out with his own criteria for his successor in 2016, his list topped by a warning that voters shouldn’t settle for “ampaw” (rice crispies) candidates—meaning those lacking in substance.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Elected officials told: Repay voters’ trust with hard work

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma   FILE PHOTO

Thanking the people who voted you into office is simply not enough.

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Voters await cash for votes in Mindanao

mindanao map

Twelve million voters in 26 provinces in Mindanao go to the polls on Monday to elect local officials in the second automated elections in three years.

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

12,000 stranded in Matnog port fear disenfranchisement in Monday’s election

matnog, sorsogon

Thousands of passengers stranded at the port in Matnog town in Sorsogon since Saturday might lose their chance to vote on Monday as repair works on the damaged roll-on roll-off (RORO) ramp would take another six days, the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD), said Sunday.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No copying, voters told

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

No copying from your seatmates, please. To help the public in casting their vote, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday released its final video on the “do’s and don’ts” on Election Day.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu students work for voter’s education

Students in Cebu are campaigning to increase awareness of the voters on the automated election system, election rules and guidelines and even on the Philippine political system.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Most voters are dumb and ignorant


THIS columnist was not surprised when the Senate recommended to the Ombudsman the investigation of former National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Lito Banayo for alleged graft while in office.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Ruffa Gutierrez among Filipinos who tried to beat voters’ registration deadline

Ruffa Gutierrez

MANILA, Philippines — Apparently having ignored advisories to register early, thousands flocked to Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices in the Visayas to register or transfer their registration just one day before the deadline.   Actress Ruffa Gutierrez was among those who tried to beat the deadline when she transferred her voter’s registration to the Comelec [...]

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec won’t extend ARMM voter registration

Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Wednesday it would not extend the registration of voters in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) despite reports of sporadic violence that supposedly discouraged people from signing up for the 2013 elections.

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

ARMM cops turning away ‘flying voters’ brought in by local politicians


Police authorities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao have been intercepting suspected flying voters as the end of the 10-day general list-up of voters draws near.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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