Philippine Election News
June 2022

Online reactivation of voter’s registration ends in July - (Philstar)

Comelec sets plebiscite for Maguindanao- (Philstar)

Comelec says initial probe on 17 vote-buying cases in 2022 polls underway- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Continuing voter registration set from July 4 to 23, 2022- (GMA News)

Comelec: Random manual audit of votes yields 99% accuracy- (Philstar)

Nearly 7M new registered voters last May 9 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

SC dismisses petition with stricter take on lawmakers’ term limits- (Rappler)

Comelec: No election offense by F2 Logistics over poll materials found in Cavite- (GMA News)

Comelec prepares for Barangay, SK elections in December- (CNN)

Comelec says to release bets’ expense reports ‘soonest’- (Inquirer)

Comelec: 'Majority' of 2022 national election candidates file SOCE- (Philstar)

Comelec deletes 2022 ballot face database from NPO servers- (Inquirer)

VCM accuracy rate at 99.95%, per Comelec’s RMA- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec: Voter education needed despite automated polls- (Philstar)

Comelec reminds bets of SOCE filing deadline- (Philstar)

Poll official on voter ed: Much remains to be done- (Manila Bulletin)


May 2022

Only 4 out of 260 national bets file campaign spending reports – Comelec- (CNN)

Comelec needs P6.7B to replace 97,000 ‘old’ VCMs, Senate panel learns- (Inquirer)

Vote buying complaints reach 1,111 – Comelec- (Philstar)

Comelec says almost 1,000 vote-buying cases under investigation- (Philstar)

Comelec to push for law vs social media trolls- (ABS CBN)

Postpone barangay, SK polls? Not again – Caritas, Kontra Daya- (Inquirer)

No data lost with shutdown of 3 AES servers–Comelec- (Businesss Mirror)

Comelec shutting down automated election system servers, network infra on May 30- (Inquirer)

Comelec proclaims new batch of party-list groups in 19th Congress- (Rappler)

BIR tells May 9 poll bets to file SOCE before June 9- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec to revise rules on electoral protest- (Manila Times)

Comelec to investigate missing COCs during Congress canvassing- (CNN)

Everything you need to know about the 2022 canvassing of votes for president, VP- (Rappler)

Comelec: 30 election protests received so far- (CNN)

Comelec: Canvassing of votes for party-list groups to resume May 25- (Inquirer)

Comelec successfully conducts special elections in Lanao del Sur- (Businesss Mirror)

Voter registration to resume by June or July–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Accuracy of May automated polls at 99.93%- (Philstar)

Comelec refutes intl report: 2022 elections most peaceful, highest turnout ever- (CNN)

House adopts resolution for joint session on canvassing of votes for president, VP- (Inquirer)

800 police, military personnel deployed to Lanao del Sur for special elections- (ABS CBN)

Comelec orders F2 Logistics to explain disposed election materials
found in Cavite - (Businessworld Online)

COCs to be delivered to House of Representatives on Monday- (ABS CBN)

Some winning bets face disqualification for vote buying — Comelec- (Inquirer)

DILG slams Kontra Daya’s May 2022 election fraud claim- (Manila Bulletin)

All set for May 24 special elections in Lanao del Sur towns - (Businessworld Online)

Halalan 2022: Comelec probes disposal of training ballots in Cavite- (ABS CBN)

Comelec probes ‘questionable’ election returns flagged by PPCRV- (CNN)

Preliminary result of random manual tally of votes shows 99% accuracy—Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

LIST: Blunders in the 2022 overseas election- (Rappler)

Barangay polls postponement depends on next admin —DILG- (GMA News)

Comelec: All 63 party-list seats will be filled up- (CNN)

Comelec disputes int’l group’s negatives claims about 2022 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec hopes to proclaim all winning party-lists on May 25- (CNN)

Mga kandidato pinaalalahanang magsumite ng listahan ng mga kontribusyon, gastos- (ABS CBN)

Kontra Daya claims fraud in Eleksyon 2022- (GMA News)

Comelec says AMLC to look into ‘suspicious’ bank withdrawals possibly linked to
vote-buying- (CNN)

Comelec official: 1.2% mismatch rate in PPCRV count due to ‘misencoding’- (Inquirer)

Political families dominate Metro Manila again post-elections- (Yahoo News)

Comelec should urge bets to remove campaign materials — DILG- (Inquirer)

House all geared up to canvass votes for president, VP- (GMA News)

PNP ready to deploy more forces to secure special elections in Lanao del Sur- (Philstar)

No incidents of violence against media during Eleksyon 2022 —PNP- (GMA News)

88 ballot boxes manually audited so far—Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec proclaims 12 winning senators- (Rappler)

Comelec finds discrepancies in canvassing of senators, PL votes- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec postpones May 19 partial proclamation of winning party-lists- (CNN)

Congress canvassing of votes for president, VP to begin May 24- (Inquirer)

EcoWaste: Do away with ‘thank you’ posters- (Philstar)

Comelec: #Halalan2022 voter turnout at around 80 percent- (ABS CBN)

Comelec approves HK COC transmission sans Shanghai votes- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec OKs extra pay for poll workers who faced VCM woes- (CNN)

Comelec to proclaim Magic 12 Wednesday- (Inquirer)

Comelec awaits 24 COCs from overseas, local posts- (Manila Bulletin)

National Board of Canvassers receives 83 percent of total COCs- (ABS CBN)

Oops! Power supply fluctuates at PICC while Comelec canvasses COCs- (Manila Bulletin)

PPCRV finds 1.6% mismatch in election returns- (Inquirer)

20k hacking tries recorded on Comelec site- (Manila Times)

Comelec mulls partial proclamation of winning party-lists- (CNN)

Comelec tallies 149 out of 173 COCs for official senatorial, party-list count- (Inquirer)

DepEd: Comelec is responsible for processing, releasing election-related honoraria- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec decommissions Transparency Media Server (Rappler)

Clean up poll trash, candidates urged- (Philstar)

Comelec: Winning senators' proclamation by early next week in best case scenario- (CNN)

Mga panalong party-list groups baka mahuling iproklama: Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Comelec yet to decide on additional honoraria for poll workers’ extended duty hours- (CNN)

Comelec gives media access to transparency servers- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec mulls withholding Smartmatic payment- (Philstar)

Comelec to hold special elections in some Lanao del Sur areas- (Businessworld)

Comelec probes alleged ballot tearing by men in police uniform (Rappler)

The ‘constant 47% ratio’ explained (Rappler)

Fastest results, highest turnout, says Comelec of 2022 polls- (Inquirer)

Spoiled, unused ballots to be torn, says Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Dynasties, reelections dominate Metro Manila races (Rappler)

757 clustered precincts chosen for random manual audit for 2022 elections- (Manila Bulletin)

LIST: Here's how overseas Filipinos voted in Halalan 2022- (ABS CBN)

2022 local and national elections- (Philstar)

‘We are here to erase doubts’: Comelec kicks off random manual audit of votes- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Faster transmission of election results due to better facilities- (ABS CBN)

PARTIAL, UNOFFICIAL: Bongbong Marcos leads pres’l race by over 500,000 votes in first
wave of results- (Inquirer)

Some 1,800 vote counting machines malfunctioned – Comelec- (Inquirer)

Teachers back out from Cotabato poll duties, PNP personnel takes over- (Manila Times)

Comelec: 99.95% of precincts done with final VCM testing, sealing- (GMA News)

Nation elects new leaders today- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec continues to correct fake news on polls- (Philstar)

Millions of Filipinos troop to the polls to decide Duterte’s successor- (Rappler)

Vote-buying reports reach Comelec; more VCMs rejected- (Inquirer)

Presidential bets woo voters one last time as campaign season closes- (CNN)

PNP says to use 'full force of the law' to prevent electoral fraud, chaos- (ABS CBN)

#Halalan2022: DOH to set up COVID-19 vaccination sites at all polling precincts- (ABS CBN)

The cost of ‘COVID-proofing’ PH’s most expensive elections- (Rappler)

VOTE PH: Step-by-step guide to voting, do’s and don’ts- (Inquirer)

2022 candidates run over P20 billion worth of ads halfway through campaign- (Rappler)

Comelec liquor ban in effect from May 8 to 9- (Manila Bulletin)

Ahead of election day, Comelec destroys defective, mock ballots- (Inquirer)

Philippines election: When is it and who is running for president?- (BBC)

DOE reassures public of ‘brownout-free’ elections- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec says only trained teachers to handle VCMs; admits reshuffle of field officers in Bangsamoro- (ABS CBN)

Abra town police force replaced after Comelec takes control- (Rappler)

#Halalan2022: Vote-counting machines with problems rise to 512, says Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: Repair of 355 defective vote counting machines ongoing- (CNN)

Comelec sees speedy results, fewer faulty VCMs- (Inquirer)

500 bets face disqualification- (Manila Times)

Comelec sees overseas absentee voting turnout to surpass previous numbers- (CNN)

Explainer: A guide to the Philippines election- (Reuters)

ELECTIONS 2022: Poll workers and security forces gear up for Philippine vote- (Yahoo News)

Meralco tiniyak na handa sila sakaling mag-brownout sa halalan- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: 23% of 1.6 million voters abroad have cast their ballots as of May 5- (Inquirer)

No ballots yet? Comelec urges voters abroad to go to Philippine embassy- (ABS CBN)

‘All systems go’: Comelec asserts failure of elections not an option- (Rappler)

Youth voters, Calabarzon Region top May 2022 voters’ population, per Comelec data- (Manila Bulletin)

Duterte declares #Halalan2022 day as a special non-working holiday- (ABS CBN)

More hot spots placed under Comelec control- (Manila Times)

Comelec confident of smooth voting process- (Philstar)

Fair weather expected on #Halalan2022: PAGASA- (ABS CBN)

Over 18,000-strong frontliners from PNP, AFP, DepEd, others report to Comelec- (Inquirer)

NEA, electric cooperatives working to ensure stable power for 2022 elections- (Philstar)

DOH tiniyak na ligtas ang polling precincts sa harap ng pandemya- (ABS CBN)

Comelec demonstrates protocols for voters with COVID symptoms- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec reminder: Avoid wearing campaign shirts on election day- (ABS CBN)

Comelec says cannot delist dead voters at this time- (ABS CBN)

Comelec to file cases vs. 5 people for spreading 'fake news' on social media- (GMA News)

Command post to be set up for teachers who will serve in May 2022 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Vaccination sites in polling precincts may confuse voters, Comelec exec says- (Inquirer)

Rody spares cops, soldiers from Comelec gun ban- (Manila Standard)

Comelec names 7 ‘areas of concern’ in Cebu- (Inquirer)

Publishing survey results close to polls not prohibited – Comelec- (Philstar)

Bets warned vs paying terror groups- (Manila Times)

Elections and the growing fight vs. disinformation- (CNN)

Fil-Am group launches 'troll exposer' website to combat disinformation ahead of
May 9 polls- (Philstar)

LIST: 20 media outlets granted server access for 2022 poll results by Comelec- (Inquirer)

Add'l PNP personnel deployed in 10 BARMM areas placed under Comelec control- (ABS CBN)

Comelec tests vote counting machines before poll day- (CNN)

All vote-counting machines for May 9 polls already distributed - Comelec- (Inquirer)

Senate ready to receive CoCs for natl elections- (Manila Times)

DOH, NVOC to discuss jabs in voting centers- (Philstar)

Comelec holds walkthrough for transparency media server- (CNN)

Comelec bans paraphernalia showing candidate's face, name in voting precincts- (Manila Times)

Fill out ballots in 5 minutes or less, Comelec tells voters- (Inquirer)

Comelec assures public: No more hours-long glitch- (Manila Standard)

Comelec turns over to BSP the source code for Eleksyon 2022 transmission router- (GMA News)

Consulate in New York records third vote counting machine failure- (Philstar)

Comelec deposits transmission router for May 9 elections at central bank- (Businessworld Online)

Holding 'special election' for overseas voters in Shanghai 'justified': Comelec exec- (ABS CBN)

4G technology can trace source of votes, gov’t exec assures- (Inquirer)

AFP: No order to arrest Comelec critics- (Inquirer)

43M voter's information sheets for Eleksyon 2022 distributed nationwide –Comelec- (GMA News)

Comelec warns voters: Forget selfies in precincts- (Inquirer)

ELECTIONS 2022: Who to woo? Vote-rich provinces, cities, and regions- (Yahoo News)

Comelec transparency and media servers can handle data of up to 100K precincts- (Business Mirror)

Eastern Visayas storm survivors to vote in makeshift precincts- (Inquirer)

10 voters will be unable to vote due to poor internet connection, Comelec says- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: More than 9K LAV accomplished ballots received so far- (Manila Bulletin)

Filipinos in Canada seek extension on accepting mail-in ballots due to late deliveries- (Philstar)


April 2022

Hackers had vital poll data – CICC- (Manila Times)

Expert: Some sectors not represented in poll surveys- (Philstar)

ELECTIONS 2022: Mega Manila is key battleground in presidential race, analyst says- (Yahoo News)

PH envoy to Canada denies pre-shaded ballot claim- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: No resetting of May 9 polls despite threat of COVID-19 surge- (CNN)

Expect blackouts during and after elections — ICSC- (Businessworld Online)

Consulate in New York requests for two more vote-counting machines- (Philstar)

Comelec asks Duterte to declare election day a special non-working holiday- (Inquirer)

DOH: Enable Filipinos under quarantine to vote safely sans virus spread- (Inquirer)

PNP to deploy more cops in Mindanao poll hot spots- (Manila Bulletin)

Teachers to get poll duty pay in cash- (Inquirer)

3-day local absentee voting begins for gov’t employees, security forces, media- (Rappler)

FAQs: Comelec online precinct finder problems- (Rappler)

3 ‘hackers’ in alleged Smartmatic, Comelec data breach arrested- (Manila Bulletin)

40,000 cops fielded to secure May 9 polls- (Philstar)

Comelec cancels debates after P14-M debt mess, sets KBP forum instead- (Rappler)

Comelec to clarify complaints on ‘deactivated’ voters’ status- (GMA News)

Reports of missing bet's name from ballot 'fake news,' Comelec says- (ABS CBN)

Comelec sets protocols for repair, replacement of defective VCMs, SD cards- (CNN)

One less Comelec delay: Precinct finder going online- (Inquirer)

How Philippine Presidential Elections Became All About the Entertainment Factor- (Time)

Comelec, CHED team up for voter education campaign for college students- (Businessworld Online)

Duterte admits vote buying can't be controlled- (Philstar)

Reprinting of defective ballots may finish this week, Comelec says- (Inquirer)

Comelec withholds P90M Smartmatic fee- (Manila Times)

Comelec starts deploying ballots- (Inquirer)

Comelec to verify claims of errors in overseas voting receipts- (CNN)

Still without ballots, irked Filipino voters in US call for extension- (Rappler)

Comelec approves more than 2,000 applications for gun ban exemption- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec: 15 posts offer mobile voting to overseas Filipinos- (Philstar)

Embassies urged to extend hours for OFW polls- (IManila Standard)

Comelec pressed to act on OAV complaints- (Inquirer)

Filipino voters in Sweden receive 2 ballots, embassy admits ‘human error’- (Rappler)

Inting quits Comelec's gun ban panel- (CNN)

Comelec probes spoiled ballot incidents abroad- (Inquirer)

Here's how you can generate your own kodigo for the May 2022 elections- (GMA News)

Comelec refutes claims of pre-shaded ballots in Singapore, Dubai- (ABS CBN)

Don’t believe exit polls, Comelec commissioner says- (Inquirer)

Candidates warned vs using armed groups, private armies to intimidate voters- (Philstar)

Comelec says 1st day of overseas voting 'peaceful, successful'- (ABS CBN)

Hong Kong police flag mass gathering in Kennedy Town as Filipinos cast votes- (ABS CBN)

Overseas voting begins for 2022 Philippine elections- (Rappler)

Week 9 on presidential campaign trail- (Inquirer)

We need assurance of stable power supply on election day- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec eyes isolation polling place for COVID-19 symptomatic voters- (Philstar)

Facebook deletes 400 accounts before elections- (Businessworld Online)

Over 16,800 cops now training for election duties – PNP- (Inquirer)

Govt allays fears of Filipinos abroad over delay in final testing of VCMs- (Manila Times)

Comelec to hold trial run of health protocols for COVID-symptomatic voters- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec scraps hybrid tally option- (Manila Times)

Philippine bishops to voters: “Don’t gamble away the country’s future"- (Vatican News)

Comelec creates anti-fake news task force- (Inquirer)

Comelec mulls suspending polls in some countries- (CNN)

Comelec to implement 'vote anywhere' scheme of Filipinos abroad- (ABS CBN)

Number of defective ballots rises to 224,000 — Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec completes printing of ballots ahead of target date- (Inquirer)

9 presidential bets face off in Comelec's second debate- (Manila Times)

March 2022

Comelec reverification of election ‘areas of concern’ ongoing- (Inquirer)

Comelec flags 892,000 double registrants for 2022 polls- (Rappler)

Defective ballots near 179,000 mark – Comelec- (Inquirer)

Election day brownouts loom, group warns- (CNN)

Comelec rushes to delist dead registered voters ahead of May polls- (Manila Times)

Comelec amends gun ban rules to expedite exemption applications- (Rappler)

Comelec commissioner: ‘There will be changes in debate format’ on April 3- (Inquirer)

Comelec reminds bets: Follow health protocols- (Manila Times)

Comelec to rely on tech, socmed vs vote-buying- (Philstar)

List of 'areas of election concern' may be out by Thursday: Comelec exec- (ABS CBN)

Philippine election: Bishops urge voters to keep at heart the common good- (Vatican News)

Filipinos abroad reminded to exercise right to suffrage as overseas
voting period looms- (Interaksyon)

Comelec not organizing one-on-one debates- (Manila Bulletin)

‘Local elections are as important’: Filipinos told as local candidates start campaign- (Interaksyon)

Groups ask SC to compel Comelec to make May 2022 polls preps transparent- (Inquirer)

Firms’ campaign donations curbed by new Comelec resolution- (Business Mirror)

Comelec en banc vows to take action on security breach claims- (CNN)

Comelec to resume 'Operation Baklas'- (Manila Times)

Comelec: No way hackers can affect May 9 poll results- (Inquirer)

Alleviate teachers of election service tax, Senate urged- (Manila Bulletin)

Smartmatic: Automated Eleksyon 2022 100% safe despite alleged breach- (GMA News)

Nagpapakalat ng ‘fake news’ kasuhan – presidential bets- (Philstar)

Ballots printed sans watchers to avoid COVID-19 spread –Comelec's Garcia- (GMA News)

Rappler Recap: Highlights of Comelec’s first vice presidential debate- (Rappler)

As faulty ballots mount, Comelec admits it doesn't know if ballot printing was
subcontracted- (Manila Bulletin)

Rappler Recap: Highlights of Comelec’s first presidential debate- (Rappler)

Breach or no breach, Comelec should explain- (Inquirer)

Comelec to review candidate substitution law after Halalan 2022- (ABS CBN)

Twitter partners with Comelec to protect discussion, provide info on elections- (Rappler)

Comelec to hold media walkthrough for PiliPinas Debates 2022- (Manila Bulletin)

Lawmakers cite Smartmatic leak; let’s wait for NBI, says Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Selling votes may result in criminal raps- (ABS CBN)

Comelec bares new composition of two divisions- (GMA News)

Comelec drops campaign permit requirement in areas under low alert levels- (Rappler)

Comelec chief vows full transparency- (Manila Times)

Comelec OKs 'random sampling' of ballots printed during observer 'blackout'- (ABS CBN)

Hit for alleged lack of transparency in ballot printing, Comelec calls for calm- (Rappler)

‘Campaign posters of 6 presidential bets contain toxic substance’- (Philstar)

9 presidential bets confirm participation in Comelec PiliPinas Debates- (Inquirer)

Comelec to allow more poll observers- (Inquirer)

Google sets up Search Trends page for PH elections- (CNN)

Comelec assures public it will closely watch F2 Logistics- (ABS CBN)

DepEd creates task force to assist teachers, personnel in Eleksyon 2022- (GMA News)

OFWs most concerned about graft, corruption in upcoming 2022 elections — study- (Philstar)

2 former poll execs tell new Comelec appointees: Resolve election cases ASAP- (CNN)

Centino to soldiers: Let us stay non-partisan- (GMA News)

Comelec will respect campaign materials in private properties — poll exec- (Inquirer)

Comelec urged to clarify decision to ban observers, public from monitoring configuration
of SD cards at techno hub- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec backs bills amending laws on candidate substitution- (Businessworld Online)

Duterte appoints NCMF chief, ex-Marcos lawyer, DSWD exec to Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Veteran election lawyer George Garcia is new Comelec commissioner- (Rappler)

How to prevent superspreader events in campaign? Experts stress coordination between
gov’t agencies- (Philstar)

Comelec to sanction debate skippers- (Manila Bulletin)

Environment groups launch 'green' scorecard for 2022 polls- (Philstar)

DepEd to establish task force, monitoring center for 2022 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Preparations underway in Vancouver for PH polls- (ABS CBN)

Envoy: China won't meddle in PH elections- (CNN)

Comelec bares mechanics of its 2022 presidential, vice-presidential debates- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec asserts move to certify over 100 party-lists for Halalan 2022- (ABS CBN)

Kontra Daya: 70% of party-list groups questionable- (Philstar)

TikTok partners with Comelec, GMA News to provide in-app election info- (Rappler)

Comelec debates will be fair, focus on candidates' platforms, says spokesman- (ABS CBN)

Survey says: Not all pre-election polls are reliable- (Inquirer)

Comelec to partner with DemWatch for voter ed- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec commits not to implement 'new normal' campaign rules until court resolves
TRO petition- (ABS CBN)

1.7 milion OFWs can vote starting April 10- (Inquirer)

By The Numbers: Election surveys in the Philippines- (Rappler)

Negros Occ. to deploy more than 2,000 cops for May polls; 18 areas on
election watchlist- (Manila Bulletin)

PNP: Violators of Comelec-imposed gun ban now at 1,554- (Inquirer)

SC asked to stop immediately, declare unconstitutional Comelec’s ‘Oplan Baklas’- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec will inform candidates of debate topics- (Inquirer)


February 2022

Duterte vows clean, fair #Halalan2022 under his watch; warns bets vs fear-mongering- (ABS CBN)

Voter education campaigners: Protect democracy by fighting disinformation- (Manila Standard)

Unreliable polls give survey research a bad name – Pulse- (Philstar)

Comelec: Private citizens may face criminal raps for 'illegal' campaign posters- (ABS CBN)

Property owners’ written consent now needed before tarp removal – Comelec- (Rappler)

How low power supply looms over elections- (ABS CBN)

All 10 presidential candidates to attend Comelec-led debate- (Rappler)

Comelec OKs CNN PH presidential, vice presidential debates- (CNN)

LIVESTREAM: Comelec, Rappler ink agreement for 2022 polls- (Rappler)

Comelec identifies 3 S-EAPPs in 2022 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Surveys 'should not be basis of your vote' in May elections – OCTA- (CNN)

Comelec handa sakaling kasuhan dahil sa Oplan Baklas- (ABS CBN)

Face shields no longer needed on voting day in areas under alert level 3 or lower- (CNN)

Comelec looking into possible health protocol violations during candidates' campaign- (ABS CBN)

CBCP official warns priests vs crossing line in polls- (Inquirer)

PNP wants Comelec to clarify cops’ election duties- (Inquirer)

PH condemns European Parliament resolution on its human rights issues, says it's an attempt
to influence May polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Barangay officials warned vs endorsing national, local bets- (Manila Bulletin)

Poll bets warned vs illegal use of campaign jingles- (Inquirer)

First-time voters: Key poll battleground- (Inquirer)

Comelec open to revisit 'Operation Baklas' rules- (Manila Times)

Comelec warns private property owners vs displaying big campaign posters- (Inquirer)

CNN PH, UST, Microsoft ink partnership agreement on upcoming debates- (CNN)

Manila clergy to lead ‘penitential walk’ to pray for Filipino voters- (Vatican News)

Macalintal: Comelec can’t remove campaign posters in private places sans due process- (Inquirer)

Journalists must 'scale up' to compete with 'opinion peddlers' in online discussions
on 2022 elections: experts- (ABS CBN)

In picking presidential bet, Filipinos turn to national TV, social media- (Rappler)

Comelec warns candidates: COVID-19 violations in sorties are election offenses- (Philstar)

Election gun ban arrests now at 1,160 — PNP- (Inquirer)

Comelec to dispose of ballot paper trimmings, spools on Feb 16- (Manila Bulletin)

Smartmatic bags half of P6-billion poll contracts for 2022- (Rappler)

9 presidential candidates, 8 VP bets confirm attendance to CNN Philippines debates- (CNN)

Valentine appeal to candidates: Don’t express love on tarpaulins- (Philstar)

Comelec continues its e-Rally livestream series for local, national candidates- (ABS CBN)

Church to parishioners: Join ‘circles of discernment’ before May 9 vote- (Inquirer)

Metro mayors seeking reelection top survey- (Philstar)

Comelec: Tech provider can’t rig poll results- (Manila Standard)

Campaign trail: Presidential candidates strive to focus on governance agenda- (Businessworld)

NPA is ‘biggest’ security threat to May polls – AFP spox- (Manila Bulletin)

'Walang pinapanigan': MMDA assures strict, fair enforcement of election caravan policy- (ABS CBN)

Women voters outnumber men by 1.5 million- (Canadian Inquirer)

Over 150 groups make agenda to help voters choose bets for elections- (Rappler)

Marcos leads SWS survey on presidentiables at 50%- (Manila Standard)

PNP: Report on candidates' campaign violations now with Comelec- (CNN)

Comelec advises celebs not to use shows, platforms to endorse candidates- (Inquirer)

Comelec deploys poll equipment, supplies- (Manila Times)

Comelec verifies 393 YouTube channels of candidates for 2022 polls- (CNN)

The prevalence of fake news in the Philippines- (France 24)

Philippine Embassy in US releases certified lists of voters for 2022 polls- (Inquirer)

Go after erring bets, Comelec urged- (Manila Times)

Comelec to hold only one debate for vice presidential bets- (Inquirer)

UST to house transparency server for May polls- (Philstar)

PNP submits Eleksyon 2022 watchlist areas to Comelec- (GMA News)

Guide to voting in 2022 polls amid COVID pandemic- (Inquirer)

Party-list groups take to social media to launch Halalan 2022 campaigns- (ABS CBN)

Comelec lists 5 cities, 7 towns in Negros Occidental as election ‘areas of concern’- (Inquirer)

Power supply shortfall seen during elections — report- (Businessworld)

56% of May 2022 voters part of the youth – Comelec- (CNN)

Explainer: A guide to the Philippines 2022 election- (Reuters)

Philippines kicks off chaotic election campaign season- (France24)

How to report campaign violators- (CNN)

1st Comelec debate postponed to March- (Inquirer)

Global rights coalition launches independent monitoring of 2022 elections- (Philstar)

SCHEDULE: 2022 president, VP candidates’ proclamation rallies- (Rappler)

Pres'l adviser: Vax slowdown possible during election season- (CNN)

Comelec hopes Congress Oks online voting for Filipinos overseas- (Philstar)

Rappler guidelines on political advertisements for the 2022 elections- (Rappler)

DATA: Who is leading the polls? Nat'l trends, geographical breakdown- (PCIJ)

Comelec has yet to identify areas of concern- (Philstar)

5 presidential bets lay out plans for Philippines in KBP forum- (GMA News)

Comelec earmarks P864 million for election paraphernalia- (Philstar)

PNP, watchdog groups join campaign for peaceful Eleksyon 2022- (GMA News)

Boost cyber-security before May elections, government advised- (Businessworld Online)

Violators of the Comelec-imposed gun ban now at 567 – PNP- (Inquirer)

BSP, Comelec agree on safekeeping of source code- (Inquirer)


January 2022


Logistics issues delay Comelec’s release of voters list for 2022 polls- (Rappler)

Google to protect elections websites and individuals against cyberattacks- (Business Mirror)

DICT should bare findings on Smartmatic system, says poll watchdog- (Inquirer)

Media security vanguards designated vs threats- (Philstar)

Smartmatic bags 2022 Comelec deal on lease of additional VCMs- (Rappler)

Anti-cybercrime body sees Smartmatic system breach; Comelec maintains no sensitive
data shared- (CNN)

Comelec data hack not possible – DICT- (Philstar)

LIST: Restrictions during in-person campaigns, caravans of 2022 bets- (CNN)

US Embassy coordinating with Comelec on sending of poll observers- (GMA News)

Facebook tightens misinformation policies ahead of Halalan 2022- (ABS CBN)

Comelec warns vs fake social media accounts posing as official sites- (CNN)

LGUs, police told to enforce COVID-19 protocols during campaign period- (Philstar)

Presidential candidates harness TikTok during Philippine ‘silly season’- (Businessworld Online)

Stop ballot printing, Comelec urged- (Philstar)

Comelec creates 'standby funds' for teachers serving in #Halalan2022- (ABS CBN)

Comelec eyeing 105K precincts for Eleksyon 2022; face shield still a requirement in voting
— spox- (GMA News)

Comelec to hold 6 presidential, VP debates starting February- (ABS CBN)

Filipino bishops to discuss May elections, climate actions- (GMA News)

Comelec printing of ballots for May polls hits snag- (Manila Times)

Election fact-checking initiative launched- (Philstar)

DOE says blackouts possible after elections if plant outages happen- (Rappler)

Comelec on debate skippers: 'Empty chairs speak for themselves'- (ABS CBN)

Comelec signs MOA with DepEd, DOST for 2022 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

LOOK: Comelec releases ballot face for 2022 elections- (Inquirer)

Presidential aspirants swear they're running without trolls- (GMA News)

Amid forecasts of thin power supply during elections, DOE told to ensure compliance
among energy firms- (Philstar)

PNP: 343 arrested for Eleksyon 2022 gun ban violation- (GMA News)

WHERE THEY STAND: 2022 presidential bets’ stance on major issues- (Rappler)

Comelec starts printing ballots for automated election system- (ABS CBN)

Comelec spox calls on presidential, VP aspirants to participate in debates- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec starts printing of ‘manual’ ballots- (Inquirer)

LIST: Modes of overseas voting in the 2022 elections- (Rappler)

Comelec: Printing of manual ballots for May polls begins- (Inquirer)

Comelec delays printing of 2022 ballots- (Rappler)

Senatorial bet declared nuisance by Comelec gets SC relief- (Rappler)

Comelec ensures printing of ballots on time- (Philstar)

Comelec: Nat'l poll debates to start by February- (CNN)

No hacking took place at Comelec warehouse in Laguna – NBI- (GMA News)

NBI probe on alleged Comelec hacking underway- (CNN)

Comelec launches ‘e-Rally Channel’ for nat’l candidates in May polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec compiles second software build for 2 components of May 9 polls- (CNN)

Ressa warns: PH polls could see repeat of US Capitol attack if disinformation not stopped- (Rappler)

NPC orders Comelec to explain alleged data breach- (CNN)

Comelec rejects petition to reopen filing of COCs for 2022 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec eyes Jan. 17 as start of ballot printing- (Manila Bulletin)

Pacquiao on Comelec hacking: Congress must exercise oversight powers under Automated Election Law- (Manila Bulletin)

Solon calls on automated elections oversight committee to probe alleged
Comelec hack- (Businessworld)

Gun ban in effect as election period officially starts- (CNN)

2022 race: Comelec narrows down presidential bets to 11- (Rappler)

More SC TROs to Comelec for 3 more party-listers- (Manila Standard)

Comelec: May elections won’t be postponed- (Inquirer)

Presidential bets suspend political gatherings as COVID-19 cases spike- (Philstar)

Defer printing of ballots, PDP-Laban asks Comelec- (Manila Times)