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Comelec fund for barangay election preps down to P5-B

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesperson James Jimenez admitted in the program Get It Straight with Daniel Razon that the agency now has only five billion pesos budget...

A presidential adviser pushes for hybrid elections in 2019

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Francis Tolentino wants the system of elections a mix of manual and automated or the hybrid election system. With the hybrid system,...

Election service among teachers, no longer mandatory – Comelec

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  Copies of the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) of the Election Service Reform Act of 2015 have been distributed to the field officials of the Commission on...

Pres. Duterte stands firm on pushing Brgy, SK polls

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA — Malacañang remains firm in its position not to postpone the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. President Rodrigo Duterte has mentioned that he will not allow the postponement of...

COMELEC prepares for upcoming barangay polls

Posted on: June 20th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has begun preparing for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on October. Unless Congress passes a new law, the Barangay elections...

Comm. Guanzon defends vote for extension of SOCE deadline

Posted on: June 17th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — COMELEC Commissioner Rowena Guanzon has asserted that the law does not prohibit extension for the submission of Statement of Contributions and Expenditures or SOCE. In fact, Guanzon...

Liberal Party, Aksyon Demokratiko and Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino fail to submit SOCEs

Posted on: June 9th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The election law provides that not just the candidates but even political parties are required to submit their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). Based on the...

Investigation into 2016 election complaints begins on Thursday

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 | No Comments
The joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Automated Election System will begin its probe into the problems encountered at the recently held May 9 polls. The Senate and House panel...

COMELEC to Extend Voting Hours in Polling Sites with Delayed Voting Process

Posted on: May 9th, 2016 | No Comments
Manila, Philippines (May 9, 2016) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it will extend the voting hours in some polling sites that opened late due to reported voting machine...

Publiko, pinag-iingat ng COMELEC sa mga magpapakalat ng pekeng voter’s list habang papalapit ang halalan

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Kasabay nang paghahanda ng Commission on Elections (COMELEC) para sa halalan sa Lunes, patuloy din ang apela ng poll body sa publiko na maging handa bago bumoto....