Comelec Cebu City expects rush of voter registrants until Oct. 30

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City expects a rush of voter applicants in the last two days of the extended registration period. The extended registration period is set to end on…

Voters, register!

Guillermo M. Luz - @inquirerdotnet 10/09/2021

A key phase of the 2022 elections has been substantively completed, at least until substitution day. The period for filing of certificates of candidacy ran from Oct. 1 to 8, with all potential candidates filing for positions…

Cebuanos told to take advantage of voter registration extension

Doris C. Bongcac 09/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Local officials are asking Cebuanos not to miss the extension that was granted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on voter registration. “Akong panawagan sa tanan nga sa pagtungtong gyud sa unang adlaw…

Comelec Cebu City ready for extension of voters registration

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Commission on Elections District Offices said they are prepared for the extension of voters registration from October 9 to 31, 2021. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, the North District Election Officer, said…

Comelec approves extension of voter registration to end-October

John Eric Mendoza 09/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday, September 29, approved the extension of voter registration to end of October. The deadline for voter registration is now extended from October 9 to 31, from the…

Comelec set to extend voter registration until Oct. 31 – Sen. Marcos

Christia Marie Ramos 09/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc will pass a resolution extending the voter registration period until October 31, 2021, Senator Imee Marcos said Tuesday. Marcos, chairperson of the Senate Electoral Reforms Committee, cited…

Lawmakers up pressure on Comelec amid calls for extended listup

DJ Yap, Julie Aurelio 09/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Friday deferred discussions on the proposed 2022 budget of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), increasing the pressure on the poll body to reconsider mounting calls to extend the voter registration period amid…

Comelec mum on Congress’ call to extend voter registration

Dona Pazzibungan 09/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — With just nine days to go before the deadline for the registration of voters, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has not responded to a call from the Senate to extend it for another month…

2022

Guillermo M. Luz - @inquirerdotnet 09/18/2021

Elections are just around the corner, and it’s feeling strangely familiar to one we went through 35 years ago. Corruption, scandal, a wounded economy; the only difference is a pandemic. It’s time to put some more serious…

Influx of voter applicants noted in Mandaue Comelec office

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A lot of voter applicants trooped to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Mandaue City on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, or a day after registration resumed. Comelec Mandaue was closed on August 1 when…

Comelec OKs voter registration in MECQ areas

John Eric Mendoza 09/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday approved voter registration in areas under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), which includes Metro Manila. “Comelec en banc just now approves conduct of registration, from 8AM – 5PM, in…

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…

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