SWS: Fewer vote-buying, other poll-related irregularities in 2019 polls | Inquirer News

Reference: Hallare, K. (2019, September 11). SWS: Fewer vote-buying, other poll-related irregularities in 2019 polls. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1163479/sws-fewer-vote-buying-other-poll-related-irregularities-in-2019-polls SWS: Fewer vote-buying, other poll-related irregularities in 2019 polls By: Katrina Hallare – @KHallareINQ INQUIRER.net / 04:53 PM September 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Fewer Filipinos claimed they personally engaged in vote-buying and … Continue reading

2022 polls likely ‘hybrid’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, August 01). 2022 polls likely ‘hybrid’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/01/2022-polls-likely-hybrid/ 2022 polls likely ‘hybrid’ By Mario J. Mallari – August 1, 2018 12:05 AM “Perhaps we can study moves by other countries. (Let us) look at the possibility of (holding) hybrid … Continue reading

CTA orders Comelec to pay P30.6M | Inquirer News

WITHHOLDING TAX CTA orders Comelec to pay P30.6M | Inquirer News By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:02 AM January 16, 2017 Source: Nonato, V. F. (2017, January 16). CTA orders Comelec to pay P30.6M. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved January 16, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/862492/cta-orders-comelec-to-pay-p30-6m The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has affirmed … Continue reading

Constitutional crisis feared over delayed vote canvass for VP race

Constitutional crisis feared over delayed vote canvass for VP race Source: Rosario, B. (2016, May 27). Constitutional crisis feared over delayed vote canvass for VP race. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/?p=431623 by Ben Rosario May 27, 2016 (updated) Lawyers for incoming President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday expressed fears of a constitutional crisis as … Continue reading

Close VP fight may delay canvassing

Close VP fight may delay canvassing (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 11, 2016 – 12:00am Source: Close VP fight may delay canvassing (2016, May 11). The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 11, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/11/1582079/close-vp-fight-may-delay-canvassing MANILA, Philippines – The tight vice presidential race could delay the canvassing of votes for president and vice president by … Continue reading

Not just Murphy’s Law involved | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Not just Murphy’s Law involved | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Cacho-Olivares, N. (2016, May 11). Not just Murphy’s Law involved. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved May 11, 2016 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/commentary/not-just-murphy-s-law-involved Written by Ninez Cacho-Olivares Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:00 Since the automated elections were utilized after … Continue reading

Comelec to review Smartmatic deal

Comelec to review Smartmatic deal By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 11, 2016 – 12:00am Source: Crisostomo, S. (2016, May 11). Comelec to review Smartmatic deal. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 11, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/11/1582068/comelec-review-smartmatic-deal MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking into the possible liability of automation service … Continue reading

‘Counting machines should have security features’| The Manila Times Online

‘Counting machines should have security features’| The Manila Times Online Source: http://www.manilatimes.net/counting-machines-should-have-security-features/244289/retrieved February 11, 2016 from The Manila Times Online website February 10, 2016 10:24 pm by IZA IGLESIAS UNITY VS POLL FRAUD Religious leaders led by Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo and Bishop Ephraim Tendero link arms to show their unity in calling for credible … Continue reading

House to send 2016 budget to Senate this week

House to send 2016 budget to Senate this week By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 4, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/11/04/1518142/house-send-2016-budget-senate-week MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives is scheduled to send the proposed P3.002-trillion 2016 national budget to the Senate this week. “We are now printing clean copies of the … Continue reading

‘Lack of biometric device may cause voter disenfranchisement’

‘Lack of biometric device may cause voter disenfranchisement’ By Ding Cervantes (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 13, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/13/1510183/lack-biometric-device-may-cause-voter-disenfranchisement MABALACAT, Pampanga, Philippines – The lack of biometric devices at the precincts could be used to disenfranchise voters and affect the outcome of the 2016 elections, according to an election lawyer. … Continue reading

Comelec blasts poll automation opponents – The Standard

Comelec blasts poll automation opponents – The Standard. Comelec chief Andres Bautista on Wednesday said that the two separate petitions filed against the poll body may hamper preparations for automating the 2016 elections but he said he and the other commissioners were trying to address the issue. “Your actions could possibly derail the elections in … Continue reading

Smartmatic gets more billions despite breaking 17 Philippine laws | Opinion, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Smartmatic gets more billions despite breaking 17 Philippine laws | Opinion, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. GOTCHA By Jarius Bondoc (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 15, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/opinion/2015/07/15/1477107/smartmatic-gets-more-billions-despite-breaking-17-philippine-laws Smartmatic has broken 17 Philippine laws since first selling vote-counting machines in 2008. Yet Comelec crooks granted it last Monday another multibillion-peso … Continue reading

2M voters’ biometric records ‘corrupted,’ says Comelec | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

2M voters’ biometric records ‘corrupted,’ says Comelec | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/2m-voters-biometric-records-corrupted-says-comelec retrieved on June 29, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by PNA Sunday, 28 June 2015 00:00 At lease two million biometrics files of voters given to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) were found to be … Continue reading

Bautista’s Comelec favors Smartmatic’s PCOS again | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Bautista’s Comelec favors Smartmatic’s PCOS again | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/bautista-s-comelec-favors-smartmatic-s-pcos-again retrieved on June 3, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Pat C. Santos Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:00 The Commission on Elections (Comelec), no matter who heads it, appears to be enamored by the highly flawed … Continue reading

Parallel bidding okayed for 2016 poll machines – Manila Standard Today

Parallel bidding okayed for 2016 poll machines By Sara Susanne D. Fabunan | Jun. 03, 2015 at 12:01am Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2015/06/03/parallel-bidding-okayed-for-2016-poll-machines/ The Commission on Elections on Tuesday approved the conduct of a simultaneous bidding for the refurbishment of Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines and for the procurement with an option to purchase, of more than … Continue reading

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