Cebu City to hold post-election clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City has requested the city government and candidates of the recent elections to clean up the city. Marilou Paredes, the acting South District election officer, said…

How Cebu City residents voted?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — True to its promise, Barug PDP Laban candidates in Cebu City delivered votes for former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. Data from the Comelec Cebu City office…

Downed VCMs prompt Cebu board of canvassers to suspend canvassing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Board of Canvassers in Cebu province on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, declared a recess after vote-counting machines (VCM) deployed in Bogo City, northern Cebu crashed. Commission on Elections – Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) elections…

Comelec may proclaim Cebu Province winners on Tuesday afternoon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only six localities that are yet to transmit their election results, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) may proclaim winners of the gubernatorial and vice gubernatorial races in Cebu Province on Tuesday afternoon,…

Partial and official tally: Gwen, Junjun maintain lead in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province’s incumbent governor and vice governor continue to lead in the electoral race, based on the partial and official tally of the Commission on Elections here (Comelec-Cebu). As of 8:41 a.m. on…

Faster transmission of election returns due to better facilities, personnel — Comelec

John Eric Mendoza 05/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec)’s better facilities and better trained personnel led to the faster transmission of election returns this year than previous polls, its spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said on Monday night. Laudiangco,…

Gwen, Junjun lead in partial and unofficial tally in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu province’s top local chief executives seem headed for another three years at the Capitol.  Based on the partial and unofficial count of poll of the Comelec Transparency Media server, reelectionists Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and…

19 VCMs in Cebu City ‘faulty’ on election day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Election day in Cebu City was not as smooth sailing as the Commission on Election (Comelec) expected with Vote- Counting Machines (VCMs) in need of repair or replacement causing hiccups in the cluster…

Comelec, sitting as NBOC, suspends canvassing, to resume Tuesday afternoon

Christia Marie Ramos 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), suspended the canvassing of votes on Monday afternoon. “At this point, we are still awaiting electronic transmission of the results and,…

No extension of voting hours, local canvassing to proceed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections in Cebu province (Comelec-Cebu) clarified that there will be no extension of voting hours in polling centers.  Lawyer Jerome Brillantes, acting Provincial Elections Supervisor of Comelec-Cebu, said that polling centers will…

Cebu province elections: Around 50 VCMs malfunction but Comelec says ‘so far, so good’ 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Except for several  malfunctioning vote-counting machines (VCM), voting in various poll centers in Cebu province was peaceful and orderly during the first half of Election Day on May 9, 2022. “So far, so good. Very…

Some teachers replaced by cops for poll duties in Cotabato City — Comelec

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Some teachers in Cotabato City opted not to serve for poll duties on election day due to confusion and fear for their safety, prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to replace them with trained personnel from…

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