Comelec says no alternative voting for COVID patients

John Eric Mendoza 09/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declined to allow COVID-19 positive patients to vote online or via text message, its spokesperson James Jimenez said on Friday. “As to the possibility of alternative means of…

Comelec: No PDAs, kissing babies in 2022 polls

Julie Aurelio 07/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “Public displays of affection,’’ kissing babies, and even handing out food will no longer be allowed during the campaign for the 2022 national and local elections as part of the new normal, according to…

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 eyes ban on face-to-face campaign for 2022 elections

Catherine Gonzales 02/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing a ban on face-to-face campaigning for the May 2022 elections considering the persisting threat of the Covid-19 pandemic. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said Tuesday that there will…

Comelec warns candidates anew to remove illegal posters before campaign period begins, or face sanction

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections has directed all candidates in the midterm elections in May to remove  all prohibited forms of election propaganda within 72 hours prior to the start of the campaign period. These include…

Comelec: Junk candidates campaigning early

Inquirer.net 12/02/2018

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) told voters already fed up by the incessant self-promotion of politicians over the last few months that they ultimately have the power to end premature campaigning by not voting into office candidates…

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