Posts Tagged Commission on Elections

Comelec supports bill penalizing nuisance candidates

Maris Federez   •   October 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has announced its support for the proposed bill that seeks to penalize those who will be declared ‘nuisance candidates’. Under House Bill...

Election watchdog urges Comelec to expand coverage of local absentee voting

Maris Federez   •   October 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — An election watchdog group has appealed to the Commission on Elections to expand the sectors that will be covered by local absentee voting. The Parish Pastoral Council...

Comelec mulls over 3 set-ups of polling precincts in 2022 NLE

Maris Federez   •   October 26, 2021

Manila, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) wants to come up with the best precinct set-up for the 2022 national and local elections amid the pandemic. For this, the...

Vaccination, not a requirement to vote — Comelec

Maris Federez   •   October 25, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) maintains that there is no law that requires a person to get vaccinated first before he or she can vote in...

Comelec marks successful voting simulation

Maris Federez   •   October 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported that the simulation on voting protocols conducted over the weekend was a success. Comelec Deputy Executive Director for Operations Atty. Teopisto...

Comelec to conduct voting simulation on October 23

Maris Federez   •   October 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will conduct a voting simulation on Saturday (October 23) in preparation for the May 2022 national and local elections. In a statement,...

Comelec targets at least 350K additional new voters from extended deadline of registration

Maris Federez   •   October 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) expects to hit the target of additional 350,000 to 500,000 new voters with the extension of the deadline for voter registration to...

Comelec extends registration hours, days in select field offices

Maris Federez   •   October 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has directed its select field offices in the country to extend registration hours up to 7:00 in the evening and to add...

IATF approves Comelec’s voting simulation in San Juan City

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has approved the voting simulation of Commission on Elections in San Juan City. The IATF-EID released Resolution...

Comelec issues reminder on overseas voter registration deadline

Maris Federez   •   October 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections–Office for Overseas Voting (Comelec-OVOF) reminds voters abroad that the last day for overseas voter registration is on Thursday, October 14. The OFOV urges...

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