Philippine Election News

April 2024

Voter registrants reach 2.2M- (Manila Times)

Comelec eyes delisting party-list groups that failed to win in past 2 polls- (GMA News)

Partylist groups sa 2025 elections, babawasan ng Comelec- (Philstar)

Comelec ready to face charges over AES deal- (Manila Times)

Comelec’s Garcia ready to face possible impeachment case- (Philstar)

3 Comelec officials inspect counting machine plant in Korea- (GMA News)

Comelec to proceed with Miru deal for 2025 polls- (Philstar)

Comelec says it will appeal SC ruling on Smartmatic ban- (Inquirer)

Comelec looks set to hit goal of 3M new voters- (Inquirer)

Supreme Court: Comelec wrong to ban Smartmatic from future PH election contracts- (Inquirer)

Nearly 2 million register for 2025 polls – Comelec- (Philstar)

Comelec to use 'sent-to-all' transmission system for 2025 polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec awards iOne, Ardent Networks the transmission deal for 2025 polls- (Inquirer)

Pols' propaganda materials can’t be removed yet - Comelec- (Philstar)

Comelec: Overseas voting via internet to improve turnout, cost- (Inquirer)

Voting machine customization starts April 18 – Comelec- (Philstar)

EXPLAINER: The blemished reputation abroad of Miru, Comelec’s 2025 voting
machine supplier- (Rappler)

Filipinos must register gadgets for online voting- (Manila Times)

Comelec OKs hardware modifications in automated counting machines- (Inquirer)

Poll chief: Only 14 party-list groups accredited for 2025 polls so far- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: Lowest computed bid for overseas voting system emerges- (Inquirer)

Pinoys overseas reminded to register for 2025 elections- (Philstar)

Comelec holds 2nd bidding for online voting system- (Manila Times)

March 2024

Comelec says systems can thwart foreign interference- (Philstar)

Comelec setting up defenses vs possible cyber attacks in 2025 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec targets 3 million registered overseas Filipinos for midterm polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec gets 1.52M new voter applications- (Inquirer)

Celebrities not exempt from premature campaign ban- (Philstar)

Comelec to institutionalize RAP- (Manila Times)

Miru’s local partner under scrutiny over expired license, ties with blacklisted firm- (Rappler)

Poll automation contractor to address issues in Senate hearing- (Inquirer)

Hontiveros questions ‘disturbing’ Comelec contract with S. Korean firm- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: 2025 voter list to contain voters’ photos- (Philstar)

Comelec cites pros of mall voting in 2025- (Inquirer)

Comelec, nagtakda ng voting hours sa seniors, PWDs at buntis sa 2025 polls- (Philstar)

Comelec ready to hold demo for 2025 poll machines- (Philstar)

SC junks petition to compel Comelec consultation on AES- (GMA News)

Comelec to open source code to public - (Manila Times)

Comelec: Preparations for 2025 polls to proceed- (Philstar)

Solons hit Comelec for not getting the side of Miru Systems’ foreign critics- (Inquirer)

Comelec obtained certification backing Miru's credibility, track record — Garcia- (GMA News)

Comelec Muntinlupa holds special voter registration for women - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec: Still no bidders for overseas online voting system- (Inquirer)

Plebiscite ahead of May 2025 polls unlikely – Comelec- (Philstar)

Voters registration applications hit 910,000- (Inquirer)

PNP starts security preparations for 2025 midterm elections - (Manila Standard)

2nd bidding for online voting and counting system set - (Manila Times)

February 2024

Comelec: iOne joint venture offers lowest bid for 2025 polls transmission services- (GMA News)

Comelec: Around 750,000 new registrants for 2025 elections- (Inquirer)

No hindrance to plebiscite, elections – Comelec - (Manila Times)

What can the Philippines learn from how AI was used in Indonesia’s 2024 election? - (Rappler)

COMELEC: Longer ballots for 2025 polls and ChaCha plebiscite- (ABS CBN)

Comelec resets bid submission for SETS- (Philstar)

Comelec to conduct Congress demo of Miru's automated poll system in March- (GMA News)

Poll watchdog seeks details from Comelec on poll project with Miru- (ABS CBN)

Korean firm Miru wins top 2025 election contract, replacing Smartmatic - (Rappler)

Decision on counting machines out this week - (Manila Times)

Bidders for overseas online voting system ineligible – Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Over 340,000 new voters registered from Feb 12 to 17- (Inquirer)

Kontra Daya urges Comelec to recount ballots in 2022 polls- (GMA News)

Comelec extends deadline for e-vote bid submission- (Philstar)

Comelec readies charges vs 100K multiple registrants- (Business Mirror)

Comelec: We can detect, penalize multiple registration of voters- (ABS CBN)

Comelec eyes 5% increase in registered voters for 2025 polls- (Rappler)

Registration for 2025 polls begins; Comelec targets 3M new voters- (GMA News)

Comelec mulls return of voter’s ID amid clamor - (Manila Standard)

Vote-buying most common irregularity during BSKE- (Philstar)

Comelec suspends voter's certification fee collection- (GMA News)

Comelec eyes issuing voter’s IDs anew- (Philstar)

Filinvest Malls and COMELEC Launch Register Anywhere Program - (Manila Standard)

Group calls on Comelec to be transparent in post-qualification evaluation of AES- (GMA News)

Comelec: More time to bid for OVCS- (Philstar)

Comelec: Voter’s certification for free starting Feb. 12- (Inquirer)

Comelec waives voter certification fee- (Philstar)

LIST: Valid IDs, procedure for voter registration on Feb. 12, 2024- (Inquirer)

Comelec declares Feb. 12 as National Voter's Day- (GMA News)

January 2024

Comelec to start voters registration on February 12- (Philstar)

Comelec shifts to voter listup for 2025 polls- (Manila Standard)

Gomez: Comelec must cleanse voters' list ahead of 2024 registration - (Manila Bulletin)

Focus on 2025 elections, Escudero tells Comelec- (Manila Standard)

Comelec tests ballot boxes of Miru, lone bidder for 2025 polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec allots P1.64 billion for automated poll system- (Philstar)

Comelec: Only 1 bidder, so far, for online overseas voting deal- (Inquirer)

SC asks Comelec to submit party-list groups whose nominees were
allowed to withdraw- (GMA News)

Comelec rejects longer voters’ registration period- (Inquirer)

Cha-cha to derail polls preparation- (Manila Times)

Comelec assures voters of ‘complete transparency’ in 2025 elections- (Inquirer)

‘Comelec can’t do two big tasks simultaneously’- (Manila Standard)

Comelec starts bid for online voting- (Inquirer)

SC: Comelec may be compelled to disclose VCM transmission diagram- (GMA News)

SC: Comelec must exercise transparency- (Manila Times)

Comelec allots ₱465-M for internet voting system for overseas voters- (CNN)

DBM: Comelec can tap P12B addt’l fund if Cha-cha pushes through- (GMA News)

No extension of party-list registration deadline – Comelec- (Philstar)

104 groups to join party-list race- (Manila Times)

Comelec expecting 3 million new voters ahead of 2025 polls- (Inquirer)

Charter change-related? Comelec’s 2024 budget for plebiscites surged by P12 billion- (Rappler)

SoKor firm still sole bidder in Comelec’s 2025 automated system- (Inquirer)

Election failure sa 2024 midterm polls, ibinabala- (Philstar)

Comelec sets 2nd round of bidding for 2025 AES- (Manila Times)

Voter registration ‘likely’ resumes February- (Philstar)