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Ang Tatlong ‘C’ ng Eleksyon

Sunod-sunod ang mga mahahalagang pangyayari sa Commission on Election. Matapos ibasura ng Supreme Court ang kasunduan na nagpapahintulot sa Smartmatic-TIM na magsasaayos ng mga PCOS machine na gagamitin sa 2016 national elections, napabalita din ang napipintong pagpapa-bid ng COMELEC ng 63,000 na bagong OMR machines na siyang papalit sa dating…

APPs for elderly, PWD, pregnant voters urged

WITH the cancellation of “mall voting” on May 9, senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez urged yesterday the Commission on Elections to guarantee sufficient Accessible Polling Places (APPs) as “malasakit” (compassion) to persons with disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens, and priority lanes for pregnant women during the May 9 presidential…

Mall Voting junked

THE Commission on Elections will no longer push through with the proposed mall voting on May 9. Chairman Andres Bautista announced this yesterday, adding that three commissioners changed their earlier decisions. “All set na kami. Pero kahapon, dahil sa mga agam-agam, sabi ko pag-usapan muli at nagkabotohan kahapon. Mayroon tatlong…
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Explain OAV vote mixup, Comelec pressed

MORE lawmakers pressed yesterday the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to explain how the vote of a certain Andresa Amba in Hong Kong for senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez got credited to the lawmaker’s good friend fellow senatorial bet Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Neri Colmenares. Abakada party-list Rep. Jonathan de…
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Marcos to file complaint on vote receipt discrepancies

VICE presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is now collating evidence on vote receipt discrepancies in the overseas absentee voting in preparation for the filing of a complaint before the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Marcos is not taking the vote receipt discrepancies issue sitting down amid reports that he…

Revilla to Sandigan: Allow me to vote in Bacoor

SENATOR Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has asked the Sandiganbayan First Division to allow him to cast his vote in the May 9 presidential election in Bacoor, Cavite. In a four-page motion, Revilla invoked his innocence in pursuing her right to suffrage after he was charged of plunder and multiple counts…
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Mall voting, ’di na idaraos

HINDI na magdaraos ng mall voting ang Commission on Elections (Comelec) sa Mayo 9. Ayon kay Comelec chairman Andres Bautista, ito’y matapos na magpalit ng kanilang isip ang tatlo nilang commissioner pabor sa pagbasura sa mall voting na nagresulta sa botong 4-3. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “All set na…

Poll audit venues changed

THE Commission on Elections has announced that the random manual audit during the May 9 polls will now be held at the canvassing centers of municipalities and cities instead of polling precincts. Comelec Commissioner Luie Tito Guia, head of the RMA committee, explained that the decision to move the process…
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Romualdez signs covenant for clean polls

SENATORIAL candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday signed a covenant for truthful and honest elections as a show of “malasakit” or compassion to the future of the Philippines. Romualdez also expressed confidence that the Commission on Elections can protect the integrity of the 2016 presidential polls. “Naniniwala ako sa malasakit…

Chiz: ‘Fistfight’ with Poe’s husband pure imagination

INDEPENDENT vice presidential bet Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero vehemently denied that he got into a fistfight with Niel Llamanzares, the husband of his presidential running mate Sen. Grace Poe, over the handling of campaign funds, saying such rumor was meant to break their tandem. “Not true at all. No such…
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