Philippine Election News

May 2023

'Online voting only mode for overseas Filipinos'- (Manila Times)

Comelec to pilot early voting, mall voting for barangay and SK elections- (ABS CBN)

DILG tells Brgy, SK poll bets: Show willingness to serve country, undergo drug test- (Inquirer)

‘Internet voting may end in-person vote overseas’- (Philstar)

Printing of additional ballots suspended- (Manila Times)

Comelec to focus on BSKE security- (Manila Times)

Comelec sets early gun ban exemption processing- (CNN)

'No more nuisance candidates'- (Manila Times)

‘Double registrants’ to face charges- (Manila Standard)

Registered voters now over 91.9 million- (Inquirer)

Comelec sets deadline for registration of political parties, party-lists for 2025 polls
on Dec. 29- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec approves online voting for overseas Filipinos- (Inquirer)

Debate contractor makes ‘final demand’ to Comelec: Pay P15-million debt- (Rappler)

Comelec: At least 400,000 double registrants found in 2023 barangay, SK polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec debunks document announcing proclamation of several party-list reps- (Inquirer)

Comelec asks for additional funds for proposed seniors, PWDs early voting- (Philstar)

House OKs early voting bill for PWDs, seniors, healthcare workers, lawyers on 3rd reading- (Inquirer)

Comelec wants aging vote counting machines replaced for 2025 polls- (CNN)

Comelec clears allegations of ‘fake voter’ registrants in Makati- (Philstar)

Comelec reveals wishlist: new voting machine tech, stamping pens- (ABS CBN)

New specs: Comelec proposes a new hybrid machine for 2025 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec expects 71 million registered voters for 2025 midterm elections- (Inquirer)

Speed of election returns transmission in 2025 depends on telcos’ efficiency – Comelec- (Inquirer)


April 2023

Comelec eyes full transparency in 2025 polls- (Manila Times)

Comelec to hold conference on barangay, SK elections prep- (Philstar)

Comelec almost 100% ready for BSKE- (Manila Times)

Comelec pushes prison, P.5 million fine for nuisance bets- (Philstar)

Comelec gets ready for the 2025 hybrid national and local elections- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec eyes bets’ registration in malls- (Inquirer)

Comelec wants to redefine vote buying to include online cash transfer- (ABS CBN)

Comelec defends accuracy of Halalan 2022- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: Barangay, SK polls voters list out by August- (Philstar)

Group pushes for campaign contribution limits- (GMA News)

March 2023

Comelec releases revised calendar of activities for BSKE 2023- (GMA News)

Comelec pushes for ‘full automation with transparency count’ in 2025 polls- (Rappler)

Comelec sees improved election transparency in 2025 by using new vote
counting machines- (GMA News)

Comelec: Barangay, SK elections gun ban extended until Nov. 29- (Inquirer)

Comelec eyes NBI vs vote-buying- (Philstar)

Tolentino asks Comelec to delay COC filing for barangay, SK elections- (CNN)

Comelec says online registration for new voters not likely next year- (GMA News)

Comelec says law needed to go after trolls, disinfo during election campaigns- (Philstar)

Comelec completes printing of 92 million BSKE ballots- (Philstar)

Comelec to upgrade voting equipment as part of electoral reform agenda- (Businessworld Online)

DFA, Comelec sign deal on field registration centers for overseas voters- (Manila Times)

Comelec to lease 98,000 vote counting machines- (Inquirer)

2023 barangay polls: Comelec eyes early voting hours for seniors, PWDs- (Rappler)

House OKs online voter registration- (ABS CBN)

Early CoC filing in July stands – Comelec- (Manila Times)

Comelec holds summit on PH election system- (Inquirer)

COC filing date for barangay polls favors rich candidates - lawmaker- (Rappler)

Comelec: Election period for 2023 Barangay, SK polls to start July 3- (Inquirer)


February 2023

Comelec needs ₱3.8 billion more for simultaneous BSK, con-con polls- (CNN)

Comelec vows P4K hike for poll workers- (Manila Times)

Comelec to pilot-test automated BSKE polls- (Manila Times)

Comelec expects to finish ballot printing for barangay, SK polls by end of Feb- (ABS CBN)

Comelec mulls COC filing for barangay, SK polls by July- (Inquirer)

Imee Marcos urges lawmakers to fast track law on barangay, SK polls in October- (Manila Buletin)

Comelec's pilot testing of automated brgy polls in 3 areas questioned in Senate- (GMA News)

Comelec fully ready for Oct. 30 barangay, SK elections—Garcia- (Manila Standard)

Comelec mulls 'mall voting' for 2025 polls- (Manila Times)

Comelec backs early voting, internet polls- (ABS CBN)

In policy shift, Comelec to go after premature campaigners for barangay, SK polls- (Rappler)

More than 1.6M register for barangay, Sangguniang Kabataan elections- (ABS CBN)

Comelec bracing for heated polls- (Philstar)

Comelec to expand register anywhere program- (Manila Times)

Comelec happy with results of new listup- (Inquirer)

Comelec to roll out mall voting in October- (Manila Times)


January 2023

A day before voter registration ends, number breaches past 2 million — Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec holds 2-day Register Anywhere Project at Senate- (GMA News)

Comelec eyes mall voting in 2023 barangay, SK polls- (ABS CBN)

Namfrel pushes hybrid poll count- (Manila Times)

Comelec to create own cybersecurity unit- (Manila Times)

Comelec 100% ready, no more reason to postpone BSK polls- (CNN)

Comelec says voter registration extension unlikely- (GMA News)

Comelec chair ‘very sure’ of barangay, SK polls in October- (Inquirer)

Comelec registers 1.1 million voters since registration activity resumed- (Manila Bulletin)

NPC clears Comelec, Smartmatic of data privacy violation over breach in 2022- (Rappler)

Comelec registers over 1M new voters for 2023 barangay, SK polls- (GMA News)

Comelec to visit schools for voter education campaign- (Philstar)

ALAMIN: Mga aplikasyong tinatanggap ng 'Register Anywhere Project' ng Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Comelec vows to address problem on 'nuisance' bets- (Manila Times)

Nasa 2,000 bilanggo ng Bilibid nagparehistro para sa brgy, SK elections- (ABS CBN)

Comelec conducts voter education seminars- (Inquirer)

Comelec, GSIS launch 'Register Anywhere Project' for Filipino voters- (ABS CBN)

Comelec hopes for SC ruling on BSKE postponement early this year- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec now has sole jurisdiction on party petitions- (Philstar)

Comelec to voters: Go out and register- (Manila Times)

Comelec: 91m ballots for BSKE- (Manila Standard)

Comelec aims to finish printing SK, bgy. ballots by 2nd week February- (Inquirer)

Comelec en banc now has jurisdiction over petitions of political groups, parties- (Inquirer)

Comelec junks over 1,000 unresolved overspending cases from 2010, 2013- (Rappler)

Comelec awaits SC decision on barangay, SK polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Extension of voter registration 'unlikely'- (ABS CBN)

Comelec moves election summit to March- (Businessworld Online)

‘Nilalangaw’: Low registration turnout prompts plea from Comelec- (Rappler)

Comelec to visit far-flung islands to increase voter registration- (Inquirer)

Comelec prepares for 2025 polls- (Philstar)