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Comelec to resolve DQ case against Digong - Inquirer.net;

Comelec to resolve DQ case against Digong - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netComelec to resolve DQ case against DigongInquirer.netCommission on Election (COMELEC) chair Andres Bautista during a press conference at Intramuros, Manila ehere they filed a motion for the oral arguments to be set on January 14 instead of January 19. INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA. EDITOR'S NOTE: ...and more »

Comelec conducts random manual audit in Cebu City | SunStar - Sun.Star;

Comelec conducts random manual audit in Cebu City | SunStar - Sun.Star

Sun.StarComelec conducts random manual audit in Cebu City | SunStarSun.StarPost-election Activity. Board of Election Inspectors with the help of teachers unload ballots from vote counting machines (VCMs) for the manual counting of votes at the Department of Education 7 office. After every automated election, Comelec is ...and more »

Comelec to review Smartmatic deal - Philippine Star;

Comelec to review Smartmatic deal - Philippine Star

Philippine StarComelec to review Smartmatic dealPhilippine StarMaterials used for the presidential elections are seen at the Almendras Gym in Davao City yesterday. KRIZJOHN ROSALES. MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking into the possible liability of automation service provider ...and more »

Comelec: Conceding brings down political tension - Philippine Star;

Comelec: Conceding brings down political tension - Philippine Star

Philippine StarComelec: Conceding brings down political tensionPhilippine Star"I want like to congratulate candidates that have already conceded. If the candidate believes that he or she no longer has the chance to win, I think the proper thing to do is to concede," Commission on Elections Chairman Andy Bautista said.and more »

Voting machines worked in 98% of Cebu precincts - Rappler;

Voting machines worked in 98% of Cebu precincts - Rappler

RapplerVoting machines worked in 98% of Cebu precinctsRapplerCEBU CITY, Philippines – About 50 faulty machines in parts of Cebu City and Province kept thousands of voters in line for longer than they wanted on Monday, May 9, in the country's third automated elections. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ...and more »

Election Day confusion blamed on 'belated' Comelec resolutions - Malaya

Election Day confusion blamed on 'belated' Comelec resolutionsMalayaMANY voters in Manila lined up for hours under the blazing sun yesterday to cast their votes but scores were turned off by defective vote counting machines (VCMs), confusion on the election timetable and other glitches that won't make it possible for ...and more »

Philippine Votes Transmitted in Record Time in Largest Ever Electronic Vote Count - Business Wire (press release)

Philippine Votes Transmitted in Record Time in Largest Ever Electronic Vote CountBusiness Wire (press release)MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election setting a new record for speed. Philippines breaks record for largest and fastest ...and more »

What happened at Novotel? - Philippine Star;

What happened at Novotel? - Philippine Star

Philippine StarWhat happened at Novotel?Philippine StarVolunteers of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting conduct partial counting of votes from clustered precincts at Pope Pius on United Nations Avenue in Manila yesterday. EDD GUMBAN. MANILA, Philippines - Did the election watchdog cry wolf?and more »

150 machines bog down; voters complain of long wait - Philippine Star;

150 machines bog down; voters complain of long wait - Philippine Star

Philippine Star150 machines bog down; voters complain of long waitPhilippine StarVoters waited for four hours at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in Manila after the vote counting machines broke down yesterday. EDD GUMBAN. MANILA, Philippines - Despite reports of technical glitches, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ...and more »

Editorial: Online misinformation | SunStar - Sun.Star;

Editorial: Online misinformation | SunStar - Sun.Star

Sun.StarEditorial: Online misinformation | SunStarSun.StarCOMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) spokesman James Jimenez has been with the poll body for several elections now so his mentioning Saturday night of the “bigger challenge” Comelec was facing going into yesterday's elections was interesting.and more »

Duterte, Marcos lead presidential, VP race - Business Mirror;

Duterte, Marcos lead presidential, VP race - Business Mirror

Business MirrorDuterte, Marcos lead presidential, VP raceBusiness MirrorFront-running presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte votes in a polling precinct at Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School at Matina district, in his hometown in Davao City. Duterte was the last to vote among five presidential hopefuls. AP ...and more »

Record-breaking: At least 81% of voters join elections - Rappler;

Record-breaking: At least 81% of voters join elections - Rappler

RapplerRecord-breaking: At least 81% of voters join electionsRapplerGREAT VOTER TURNOUT. Filipinos look for their names on the voters' list inside a polling precinct in Makati City, May 9, 2016. Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA. MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday evening, ...and more »

Comelec: Voter turnout at 81 percent - Inquirer.net;

Comelec: Voter turnout at 81 percent - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netComelec: Voter turnout at 81 percentInquirer.netVoters line up to check their polling precinct numbers during the national elections on Monday. TRISTAN TAMAYO/INQUIRER.net. Exceeding its expectations, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday night announced that the voter turnout for the ...and more »

Comelec convenes itself as NBOC | SunStar - Sun.Star

Comelec convenes itself as NBOC | SunStarSun.StarTHE Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) has officially convened on Monday. "Your Comelec has endeavored to bring to you the most transparent and credible elections in our history. As we begin ...and more »

PDP-Laban 'extremely disappointed' with high number of VCM errors - Inquirer.net;

PDP-Laban 'extremely disappointed' with high number of VCM errors - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netPDP-Laban 'extremely disappointed' with high number of VCM errorsInquirer.netMembers of PDP-Laban, political party of the Duterte-Cayetano tandem, during the press conference Monday. Photo by Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.net. PDP-Laban president Koko Pimentel expressed displeasure over the “high” number of malfunctioning ...and more »

Cebu City elections successful despite 26 defective VCMs: Comelec - Inquirer.net;

Cebu City elections successful despite 26 defective VCMs: Comelec - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netCebu City elections successful despite 26 defective VCMs: ComelecInquirer.netOver 20 vote counting machines bogged down, but Cebu City north district election officer Atty Edwin Cadungog described the elections in the city as successful. As of 4 pm., he said at least 24 to 26 VCMs bogged down and have to be replaced. Cadungog ...and more »

Comelec convenes as board of canvassers for senatorial races - Inquirer.net;

Comelec convenes as board of canvassers for senatorial races - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netComelec convenes as board of canvassers for senatorial racesInquirer.netThe Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc on Monday convened as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) for the senatorial and party-list contests. The NBOC convened ahead of the close of the voting period in precincts with five out of seven ...and more »

Vote-buying, VCM glitches mar polls in Bicol, Zambales - Rappler;

Vote-buying, VCM glitches mar polls in Bicol, Zambales - Rappler

RapplerVote-buying, VCM glitches mar polls in Bicol, ZambalesRapplerLEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Vote-buying and minor glitches in the operation of vote-counting machines (VCMs) marred election day in the Bicol region and in Zambales province. “This is the first time that vote-buying took place for presidential ...and more »

Comelec, poll watchdogs find no VCMs at Novotel - CNN Philippines;

Comelec, poll watchdogs find no VCMs at Novotel - CNN Philippines

CNN PhilippinesComelec, poll watchdogs find no VCMs at NovotelCNN Philippines(File photo) Under the law, only the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should have possession and control over the vote counting machines (VCMs). Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) – Case closed. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres ...and more »

Smartmatic denies VCMs in Novotel - Rappler;

Smartmatic denies VCMs in Novotel - Rappler

RapplerSmartmatic denies VCMs in NovotelRapplerFINAL TEST. In this file photo, teachers serving as election inspectors test vote-counting machines (VCMs) one last time before the May 9 polls. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines (5th UPDATE) – The chairman of the Commission on ...and more »