Comelec urged to allow online filing of candidacies

Julie Aurelio 06/20/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez wants the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to allow online filing not only of voters’ registration but also of certificates of candidacy for the 2022 elections. Rodriguez said…

A4 priority group expands to BPO, Comelec frontliners for vaccination

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 05/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Frontline employees of the business processing outsourcing (BPO) industry and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) are now included in the A4 priority group of the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program, Malacañang said Friday. Presidential spokesperson…

Smartmatic bags P 403-M Comelec contract for 2022 elections

Dona Pazzibungan, Meg Adonis 05/12/2021

Smartmatic will remain the country’s automated elections system provider for the May 9, 2022, general elections. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced it has awarded to the joint venture of Smartmatic USA Corp. and local partner SMMT-TMI…

Inventory of ballot boxes ongoing in Mandaue City

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines—The Mandaue City Treasurer’s Office and Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Mandaue City have started their inventory of the ballot boxes in preparation for the May 2022 national elections. Julia Ballesteros, the assistant city treasurer…

Voter registration hours shortened, satellite listup suspended

Christia Marie Ramos 03/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will shorten voter registration hours and suspend satellite registration due to the rising number of  COVID-19 cases in the country. “From March 22, 2021 until April 4, 2021, all…

Comelec-Cebu to public: Take time to register for 2022 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) has urged Cebuanos to take time to register for the upcoming 2022 National Elections. Comelec-Cebu made this call after still posting a low turnout of new…

Panaghiusa Party to be revived

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A popular political party in Cebu City will be revived and its leader have indicated the formation of a coalition with Barug-PDP Laban ahead of the 2022 elections. Former Cebu City Councilor Jose…

Comelec Cebu City says it’s up to LGU to regulate political banners

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City is leaving it to the Local Government Unit (LGU) to regulate political banners put up around the city. This developed after “Run Sara Run” banners…

Comelec: Posting campaign banners not a poll violation at this point

Catherine Gonzales 02/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) finds no premature campaigning in the initiative of some people to put up campaign banners at this time, saying there are no official candidates yet for the May 2022…

Comelec: Voter registration hours extended until 5 p.m. 

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 02/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Extended voter registration hours will be implemented effective Feb. 15 to boost the number of voter applicants for the 2022 elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Sunday. Voter registration in all Comelec…

Go out and register: Comelec opening Saturday voter registration by Feb. 20

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 02/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Voter registration on Saturdays will begin on February 20, according to Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon. In a video message posted on Twitter, Guanzon said those who are not available to register…

Around 7 million voter accounts deactivated — Comelec

Cathrine Gonzales 02/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Around seven million voters had their accounts deactivated at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) due to non-participation in two consecutive elections or other reasons, Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Guanzon…

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