Philippine Election News

December 2012

Poll body goes for 'cheaper' secrecy folders for 2013- (Sunstar)

Comelec to hold mock elections in several places- (Philstar)

Comelec revamps region 2 office- (Manila Standard Today)

Ultimatum out on 33 party lists- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec allowed to take over PCOS warehouse- (Rappler)

Comelec approves miners’ party list- (Inquirer)

No party-list raffle of slots despite SQA - (Manila Standard Today)

Bishops can review PCOS mock election last July- (Philstar)

84 party-list groups get Comelec nod- (Sunstar)

Comelec to buy only 30,000 ballot boxes for 2013 polls- (Philstar)

Comelec opens bidding for ballot boxes- (Inquirer)

Party-list purge to save gov’t millions, says Comelec- (Inquirer)

Bishops back no bets in 2013 polls- (Sunstar)

Comelec to use pirated software in 2013 polls- (Philstar)

Congress ratifies bill benefiting PWDs, senior citizens during elections- (Philstar)

Comelec imposes ban on public works - (Manila Standard Today)

Filipino bypolls: Dubai, N.Emirates OAV list out; 312 applications rejected - (Gulf Today)

COMELEC to use PCOS machines in 2013 polls- (PIA)

6 NPC mayoralty bets now unopposed - (Sunstar)

Members of privately-owned security agencies may be allowed to carry firearms during the election period – Comelec - (PIA)

Jalosjos still a candidate for mayor says lawyer - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Comelec won’t reset deadline for subs- (Inquirer)

IT experts sought to ensure clean polls- (Manila Standard Today)

Aga Muhlach, Charlene Gonzales still on town’s voters list, says CamSur Comelec- (Inquirer)

2 LP bets withdraw from race - (Sunstar)

Validation of polls watch list to start -  (Visayan Daily Star)

Angara pulls out of Aurora polls; Baby Arenas subs for daughter- (Inquirer)

Maguindanao Election Supervisor optimistic over 2013 election in the province- (PIA)

PNP monitors “priority provinces” in ARMM for 2013 elections- (PIA)

Jesus Is Lord Church leader eyes Senate seat - (Sunstar)

Comelec foresees peaceful 2013 polls in Negros - (Sunstar)

Comelec to take over warehouse in Laguna - (GMA News)

Bicam OKs absentee voting for media - (GMA News)

Comelec’s tightened poll spending rules for 2013 an ‘experiment’ for 2016 elections- (Inquirer)

Comelec eyes tightening rules on airtime for political ads- (Inquirer)

Comelec taps partners for campaign spend watch- (ABS CBN)

SC junks KABAKA plea to reverse Comelec ruling- (ABS CBN)

Comelec reshuffling looms- (Visayan Daily Stars)

AMLC to help Comelec review campaign expenses- (Philstar)

New PNP chief told: Make polls peaceful- (Inquirer)

Overseas Voters Now 988,384 – DFA- (Manila Bulletin)

DOE to ensure no blackouts on election day- (Malaya)

7 more axed party-lists make last-ditch effort to run in 2013 polls - (GMA News)

No room at the inn for PCOS machines as eviction looms- (Manila Times)

Comelec stands by decision to postpone Cabanatuan plebiscite (Inquirer)

Comelec lists down gov’t workers who may carry firearms during the election period - (PIA)

Abra politicos surrender firearms, PAG members - (Sunstar)

Senatorial 'underdog' questions ads of political 'Goliaths' before SC - (GMA News)

Millionaires, not marginalized Pinoys, dominate party-list seats in Congress - (GMA News)

Election task group to deploy more troops - (Sunstar)

Comelec allowed to re-use 2010 poll ballot boxes - (GMA News)

Nueva Ecija gov blamed for delay in Cabanatuan HUC plebiscite - (GMA News)

Comelec to amend firearms ban in the 2013 elections - (PIA)

Comelec dares premature campaigners to match poll spending with Pablo donations - (GMA News)

Armed groups big poll threat—Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec reminds candidates of Dec. 21 deadline of substitution - (PIA)

Security situation in 3 ARMM provinces monitored- (ABS CBN)

PET lets Comelec use ballot boxes in Roxas protest- (Inquirer)

Comelec’s new warehouse woes - (Manila Standard Today)

Aklan voters increase by 9%- (PIA)

Comelec To Re-Use Ballot Boxes- (Manila Bulletin)

Police monitoring 3 ARMM provinces ahead of elections- (Philstar)

Comelec-Caraga updates law enforcement agencies on May 2013 Elections- (PIA)

PNP activates special task group for 2013 mid-term polls- (PIA)

Group MAD at political dynasties, vows to end reign- (Inquirer)

Senate ratifies AFIS- (Philstar)

Comelec use of pirated technology in polls feared- (Business Mirror)

Comelec declares 41 local candidates 'nuisance' - (GMA News)

SC allows Mikey's party to run in 2013- (ABS CBN)

Comelec eyes penalties vs. fake voters in ARMM- (Philstar)

Comelec personnel to protest bonus cuts- (Philstar)

Journalists can vote earlier in the May 13, 2013 elections- (PIA)

Comelec OKs use of digital signatures in 2013 polls - (GMA News)

Fewer partylists all set to run in 2013 – Comelec- (Inquirer)

Nearly 300,000 fake voters purged in ARMM- (Philstar)

Raffle for party-list slots in 2013 ballots moved to Jan. 4- (Inquirer)

Police see peaceful 2013 polls in Basilan- (Philstar)

Comelec whistleblower decries overpriced ballot packaging service - (GMA News)

Pulse Asia: Chiz, Loren lead senatorial survey- (Philstar)

Overseas absentee voters urged to check status- (ABS CBN)

Comelec may delist around 200,000 voters abroad - (Rappler)

Deadline for reactivating overseas voting license moved to early January - (GMA News)

Comelec sees peaceful elections next year- (Inquirer)

Squatters’ party-list approved - (Manila Standard Today)

Caviteños give up arms - (Manila Standard Today)

Over 230,000 Overseas Voters Face Delisting- (Manila Bulletin)

2,000 flock to farmers’ congress- (Sunstar)

Candidate killed in Masbate ambush- (Business Mirror)

Mandaue needs 205 teachers to man precincts- (Inquirer)

Brillantes: No need for Comelec control in Maguindanao- (Philstar)

Disinformation versus election machines - (Manila Standard Today)

Lawmaker hits Budget chief for cutting Comelec budget- (Sunstar)

Comelec says preparations for 2013 polls on track- (Philstar)

Ballot spots to be raffled - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec OKs 4 new party-list groups, disqualifies 4 others- (Inquirer)

Police task group to focus on election areas of concern- (Sunstar)

Comelec deputizes PNP, AFP, DILG for safe 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

Sanlakas, 3 other party-lists allowed to run in 2013 polls; 4 axed- (Inquirer)

No gun ban for 33 units - (Manila Standard Today)

Party-list purge anomalous — solons - (Manila Standard Today)

Ecija group seeks SC help vs disqualification- (Inquirer)

Congress OKs mandatory biometrics registration bill - (Rappler)

Paging overseas voters - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec-Ifugao registers 108,080 voters- (Philstar)

SC rescues Palparan party-list, 3 others - (GMA News)

Late-filing senatorial bet gets Comelec OK - (Manila Standard Today)

Padaca calls for strict implementation of election laws- (Philstar)

Comelec ‘massacre’ decried - (Manila Standard Today)

Disqualified party-list group seeks SC relief- (Philstar)

280,000 purged from ARMM voters' list - (GMA News)

No takers yet for ballot box supply - (Business World Online)

Number of 2013 bets for senators now 33 - (Business Mirror)

Bro. Eddie’s Senatorial Candidate Gets Comelec Okay - (Manila Bulletin)

Willie Revillame's Party-List Disqualified In 2013 Elections - (Manila Bulletin)

No Comelec control for Bogo - (Sunstar)

Comelec axes 32 more groups from 2013 partylist polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec trims voters list in ARMM- (Philstar)

SC asked to nullify Comelec’s disqualification of Binhi partylist- (Inquirer)

Preparing media for the 2013 elections- (Malaya)

Source code legitimate, Smartmatic swears- (Inquirer)

Comelec postpones plebiscite -  (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec finalizing preparations in Negros for 2013 polls - (Sunstar)

‘Hot spot’ tag on Misamis Occ. Hailed- (Inquirer)

Ex-Comelec exec accused of peddling misinformation (Sunstar)

Peace Eludes Binay, Roxas- (Manila Bulletin)

Farmers’ group protests disqualification by Comelec- (Inquirer)

Respect Comelec ruling on party-list groups, poll watchdog told- (Sunstar)

Poll body to maintain 1,000 voters per precinct- (Sunstar)

Comelec favoring Arroyo party-lists, watchdog claims- (Inquirer)

Smartmatic vows integrity of 2013 automated polls- (Philstar)

Comelec brass sees better 2013 elections- (Sunstar)

November 2012

Comelec shielded from suppliers’ feud - (Manila Standard Today)

Computer supplier assures it’s all systems go for polls- (Business Mirror)

Comelec, PNP, AFP to discuss early gun ban in provinces affected by investment scams- (Inquirer)

Despite Comelec purge, 2013 party-list race to be dominated by rich and influential - (GMA News)

Comelec OKs 79 partylists for 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec-Davao no guidelines on premature campaign- (Sunstar)

Comelec eyes clustering of precincts in May polls- (Visayan Daily Star)

4 partylist groups to remain in Comelec list for now- (Philstar)

Comelec postpones Cabanatuan plebiscite on December 1- (PIA)

Akbayan pushes changes, reforms in party-list system- (Sunstar)

Substitute NPC bets in Sagay file COCs- (Sunstar)

Poll watchdogs say Smartmatic unable to correct PCOS glitches- (Inquirer)

Comelec union hits fat salaries of govt execs- (Philstar)

Comelec to OK party list of SC justice's kin- (Rappler)

Polls for higher Cabanatuan City status postponed- (Inquirer)

Parang town mayor gets Comelec TRO vs rival- (Philstar)

37 more party-lists axed as Comelec 'cleansing' continues - (GMA News)

Enforce political ad rules, Pimentel urges Comelec - (Inquirer)

Hong Kong OFWs pro-active on 2013 elections - (Rappler)

PCOS machines ng Smartmatic, pinirata raw - (GMA News)

Software ng PCOS Machines ng Smartmatic, wala na raw lisensya- (GMA News)

Court junks evidence vs Bacolor ‘flying voters’- (Sunstar)

Davao City has 5 possible nuisance candidates, but Comelec not telling - (Minda News)

PRO9 readying total gun ban rules - (Zamboanga Today Online)

7 more party-lists disqualified from 2

Comelec expands list of gov’t bodies exempted from gun ban- (Inquirer)

‘Catholic vote is for RH’- (Philstar)

PNoy orders probe on Ampatuans' inclusion in LP ticket- (GMA News)

One judge OKs Abalos trip; he needs to convince other judge- (Inquirer)

COMELEC SAYS Paglaum plebiscite in December unlikely- (Visayan Daily Star)

Miriam to Binay: Pol dynasties immoral - (Rappler)

Exempted from gun ban: Cafgu, PSG, justices (Rappler)

Comelec Davao City cleanses list of voters (PIA)

Comelec inspects voters list, voting centers in Kalinga- (PIA)

Fewer party-list groups in ’13- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec urged to rid party-list system of biz groups- (ABS CBN)

2013 elections to use automation, PCOS-driven technology -- Comelec- (PIA)

Longer lines await voters- (Sunstar)

Newly-registered OFW voter numbers across UAE reaches 27,500- (Manila Channel)

UNA, LP: No to Ampatuan bets - (Manila Standard Today) 

12 More Parties Cut- (Manila Bulletin)

Signature drive vs political dynasties to be launched i

Smartmatic: Row with contractor won't affect 2013 polls- (ABS CBN)

3 party-list groups get SC reprieve- (Inquirer)

Cayetano wary of poll process - (Manila Standard Today) 

Comelec rejects 236,489 ARMM 'voters' - (Rappler)

54 witnesses to testify in electoral sabotage trial vs Gloria Arroyo, 2 others- (GMA News) 

Comelec Rejects ‘Black And White’ - (Mindanews)

Party-list group fails Comelec test to participate in next year’s polls - (Businessworld Online)

PNP renew calls for registration of firearms before deadline- (PIA)

Comelec “fails” test of credibility and integrity with Akbayan decision, leftists say- (Davao Today)

De Lima, too, admits govt helplessness vs political dynasties- (GMA News)

NGOs call on 2013 candidates to take up children’s causes- (GMA News) 

Comelec, Smartmatic, and the cheating in 2010 - (Manila Standard Today) 

Comelec ruling on Akbayan questioned - (Manila Standard Today)

Cayetano cries overpricing on indelible ink; supplier says solon has wrong info- (GMA News) 

Anakbayan stage rally on Hontiveros presscon - (Sunstar)

74 members of Ampatuan clan running in 2013 - (Rappler)

Lanao Sur poll execs protest 'arbitrary' replacement - (Philstar)

An old refrain? Estrada eligibility to run questioned - (Malaya)

Comelec accredits Bayan Muna, Akbayan for 2013 midterm polls - (Businessworld Online)

Bayan Muna happy with Comelec accreditation- (Inquirer)

House urged to probe Smartmatic-Dominion squabble - (Philstar)

SC tackles today petitions of 7 disqualified party-list groups - (Philstar)

Comelec: Change in PNP leader OK- (Inquirer)

Comelec, police unfazed by threats- (Manila Standard Today)

Total gun ban, ipapatupad ng Comelec at PNP simula Jan. 13, 2013- (GMA News)

Comelec wishy-washy on Akbayan, Bayan Muna, et al- (ABS CBN)

Comelec sees new party-list law - (Philstar)

Bayan Muna protests comparison with Akbayan group- (Manila Standard Today)

‘Poll fever’ causes Philippine lawmakers to play truant- (Gulf Today)

Group wants amendments to overseas absentee voting law- (Minda News)

Philippines police step up security ahead of elections- (Gulf News)

Police launch drive in 15 poll ‘hot spots’ - (Inquirer)

Comelec upholds win of Davao Sur gov - (Inquirer)

Comelec chairman clarifies stance on Bill 1030, reverses “alarmist” comments - (Biometric Update)

Poll chief welcomes mandatory biometrics bill - (GMA News)

GWP urges Comelec to genuinely uphold marginalized representation in the
 party-list system - (Davao Today)

Comelec's hands tied on campaign finance rule, official admits - (GMA News)

An Waray party-list supporters stage rally- (Sunstar)

Comelec allows Piston, 12 others to join polls - (Rappler)

War among party-lists gets worse - (Manila Standard Today)

2 Bacolod villages named as election hotspots - (Sunstar)

Filipino votes in Dubai ranked number one - (Khaleej Times)

Aquino allies want House to tackle bill vs political dynasties - (GMA News)

13,000 Batangas city residents, register at Comelec - (PIA)

Election hotspots no cause for alarm - (Visayan Daily Star)

Brillantes criticized over 'alarmist' statement on biometrics bill - (GMA News)

2013 Ballots Now Being Sold - Solon - (Manila Bulletin)

PNP expects to work smoothly with MILF for peaceful 2013 polls in Mindanao - (GMA News)

Party-list war: Solon questions Brillantes 'mental fitness'  - (Rappler)

8M stand to be disenfranchised under biometrics law  - (Sunstar)

Vote recount confirms Cagas election as Davao del Sur gov - (Inquirer)

Senate okays bill on special polling places for PWDs, elderly  - (Sunstar)

315 WV barangays on election watchlist - (Visayan Daily Star)

Status Quo On Party-List - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec drops 10 more partylist groups - (Philstar)

Grace Poe to Comelec: No repeat of ‘04 please - (Inquirer)

Cayetano to poll exec: Resign, run for Senate - (Manila Standard Today)

SC stops Comelec from disqualifying 4 party-lists - (Inquirer)

Questions on 2013 ballot printer raised - (Malaya)

PNP readies security plans for 2013 elections - (PIA)

Voters’ biometrics okayed - (Manila Standard Today)

People’s action up vs political dynasties - (Inquirer)

SC tackles today party-list appeals  - (Philstar)

Comelec grilled at Senate over ballot printing errors - (Inquirer)

Election reform measures approved in Senate - (Businessworld Online)

Bidding for election-related services not yet complete–Comelec - (Inquirer)

Comelec-GenSan convenes Election Registration Board to validate voter applications - (Minda News)

Poll workers decry dangerous job, low salary  - (Philstar)

2 alleged members of Abra private army fall - (Inquirer)

SC asked by ex-justice to allow Ako Bicol partylist to run in 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Comelec releases 70,000 IDs - (Sunstar)

Millions of persons with disabilities, seniors can vote in access-enhanced polls - (Business Mirror)

Kalinga Comelec prepares for ERB hearing - (PIA)

Akbayan’s fate known Wednesday - (Sunstar)

Comelec Opens Voters List Bidding - (Manila Bulletin)

‘Hello Boy’: JPE call worries poll workers - (Inquirer)

Comelec eyes people's watch on campaign spend - (ABS CBN)

Comelec stands by NPO despite Smartmatic allegation - (Inquirer)

Comelec downplays fears of failure of elections - (ABS CBN)

Comelec Spokesman Hedge On 24-Hour Count Finish - (Manila Bulletin)

Pens, batteries, paper: Comelec procurement suffers delays - (ABS CBN)

Comelec steers clear of bidders’ row over printing - (Inquirer)

Abra Peace Conveners Groups prepare for 2013 polls - (PIA)

70,000 Comelec IDs arrive in Zambo City - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Comelec to summon Smartmatic chief on ballots for 2013 polls  - (Philstar)

Palace says B&W rejection proves Comelec independence - (Inquirer)

Court rejects Abalos plea to travel - (Inquirer)

People's initiative eyed vs political dynasties   - (Philstar)

Ako Bicol says it’s willing to lead legal battle - (Inquirer)

No more 'flying voters' in 2013 -Comelec  - (Philstar)

Comelec Kalinga to hear applications for voters registration, transfer precinct - (PIA)

Filipino netizens catch US election fever - (Inquirer)

Comelec OKs disabled party but disqualifies anti-rebel group- (Inquirer)

Comelec urged to 'take over' bidding of ballot papers - (Sunstar)

Comelec stays out of Aga registration case - (ABS CBN)

Palace exec to party-list groups: Don't write to PNoy, go to SC - (GMA News)

Senate sees 10M Pinoys abroad voting in 2016 polls - (Business Mirror)

COMELEC to impose liquor ban in Cabanatuan - (PIA)

Comelec workers' union slams JPE for 'bullying' poll officer  - (Philstar)

Comelec asked to schedule Paglaum plebiscite Dec. 15 - (Visayan Daily Star)

Another party-list group runs to SC- (Inquirer)

Comelec slip on ECs - (Sunstar)

Erap rejects subsidies for political parties - (ABS CBN)

Police monitor 12 Cebu ‘areas of concern’ for 2013 polls - (Sunstar)

Nearly 30 Filipino Americans are candidates in Nov. 6 US elections - (GMA News)

Gov assails move to bend rules for CamSur split- (Inquirer)

I'm not soliciting funds from pols - Brillantes - (Philstar)

Apec asks SC to issue TRO on party-list disqualification- (Inquirer)

Comelec's off-site registration brings in more voters for 2013 - (PIA)

Even rich can represent the poor: Monsod - (Malaya)

JPE wants poll registrar replaced over partisan politics  - (Philstar)

Comelec imposes gun ban in Cabanatuan City beginning today - (PIA)

Hundreds flock Comelec offices on last day of registration - (Sunstar)

Vice governor takes over Petilla’s post - (Inquirer)

Philippine police tag 60 'private armies' - (ABS CBN)

Abra election supervisor directs election officers to strictly implement Comelec rules - (PIA)

Palace denies influencing Comelec's partylist purge  - (Philstar)

2 Comelec execs to study US campaign finance rules - (Inquirer)

Comelec weeds out 50 senatorial aspirants, approves five bids - (GMA News)


October 2012

Comelec lowers boom on Mikey Arroyo- (Inquirer)

Comelec gets ready for lines- (Sunstar)

Comelec admits it is powerless over premature campaigning - (PIA)

Comelec hopeful more PWDs will vote in 2013- (PIA)

Ex-Red groups tag Makabayan party-lists as CPP fronts, seek their disqualification- (GMA News)

Court allows Padaca to attend poll conference in US- (GMA News)

SC urged to nullify Comelec order disqualifying Ako Bicol- (PIA)

Purisima heads police's election task force- (Philstar)

Alien? Aga wants DQ petition junked - (Philstar)

Bayan hints at Aquino, Akbayan 'connivance'- (ABS CBN)

Comelec Abra urges voters to register,validate before Oct. 31 deadline - (PIA)

AFP denies hand in moves vs. party-list groups - (Philstar)

Now, Bayan Muna, et al face disqualification bid- (ABS CBN)

Comelec releases guidelines for Oct 31 voter's registration - (Philstar)

Comelec staff defies physical limits to help future voters- (Sunstar)

Church to ‘epal’ politicians: Keep it clean on holiday- (Inquirer)

Scary decisions by the National Printing Office- (Malaya)

Group of Philippine general banned from ’13 polls- (The Gulf Today)

OFW voters nearing 1 million - (Philstar)

Enrile OK with anti-dynasty law - (Philstar)

Ako Bicol warns Comelec vs Left- (Inquirer)

Legislator assails ‘bullying’ by Reds- (Business Mirror)

Comelec urged to disqualify Akbayan, Black & White- (Rappler)

Akbayan hits back, seeks ouster of Red party-listers- (Inquirer)

No time left to pass bill against dynasties  - (Philstar)

Brillantes warns politicians: Don’t pull a fast one- (Inquirer)

Palparan group disqualified - (Philstar)

Of 57 ‘colorful’ Senate hopefuls only 5 make cut- (Inquirer)

129 absentee voters listed in Athens  - (Sunstar)

Comelec determines nuisance candidates in Kalinga- (PIA)

Gov wants more cops in ‘hot’ Davao del Sur- (Inquirer)

SC unseats Lucena mayor, orders vice mayor to take over (Inquirer)

Sen. Pimentel supports Comelec clean-up of partylist system- (Inquirer)

Prov’l Comelec chief wants transfer- (Inquirer)

SC asked to compel dynasty law passage - (Philstar)

Philippine agency ousts poll group led by convict- (Gulf Today)

Aquino sisters donated P14M to Akbayan in 2010 polls- (Inquirer)

Watchdog fears pirated technology in 2013 automated elections  - (GMA News)

Registrants crowd Comelec offices in South Cotabato- (PIA)

Ilocos Norte media assured of early voting in 2013 polls- (PIA)

Comelec sets December 1 for Cabanatuan City plebiscite- (Business Mirror)

Nuisance bets to be purged before Dec. 21- (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec chief: No extension of voter sign-up after 5 pm on October 31  - (GMA News)

Oscar Cruz, militants want Akbayan disqualified- (ABS CBN)

32 senatorial hopefuls OK’d for 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec disqualifies 12 more partylist groups from 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Comelec offices open on Oct. 26 – Brillantes - (Inquirer)

Senators slam Comelec for boycotting hearing - (Manila Standard Today)

PWDs seek own polling place - (Inquirer)

Comelec’s budget proposal cut - (Sunstar)

Comelec cleared to buy Smartmatic machines - (Manila Standard Today)

Police, poll body hold talks on election peace - (Sunstar)

Comelec hints at fate of militant parties- (ABS CBN)

'Early Comelec appointees may be questioned in SC'- (ABS CBN)

Comelec pressed to probe 'religious' parties- (ABS CBN)

No resolution yet for Media Absentee Voting - Comelec - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Kapatiran Party reminds Comelec on pending people’s initiative vs political dynasties - (Inquirer)

No more early notices on disqualified party-lists - (Manila Standard Today)

Akbayan defends party-list stand - (Inquirer)

Politicians' allies and relatives run for party-list - (ABS CBN)

Comelec Defends Party-List Purge - (Manila Bulletin)

Supporters of Parang mayor picket court - (Philstar)

Comelec anticipates peaceful 2013 polls - (Business Mirror)

SC Orders Installation Of Mayor - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec sees more vigorous Davao Oriental elections - (PIA)

Comelec: Only voters can stop political dynasties - (Philstar)

Poll body: No more double-registration - (Sunstar)

Comelec supervisor offers to transfer - (Sunstar)

Comelec to hear Julius Sayson’s disqualification today - (Sunstar)

Senate bets, here are your backup vote sources- (Rappler)

OAV registrants hit over 900,000 - (Philstar)

Pinoys in UAE rely on PHL media in choosing whom to vote for  - (GMA News)

Party-list re-accreditation questioned -  (Businessworld Online)

Politicians told: Stop meddling with Comelec’s work (Inquirer)

Comelec disqualifies AANGAT Tayo - (ABS CBN)

Senate tackles bill making voting easier for PWDs, senior citizens -  (Businessworld Online)

Alleged probe on party delisting irks Brillantes - (ABS CBN)

Comelec shuts door on Mikey Arroyo party - (ABS CBN)

Comelec disqualifies 16 senatorial hopefuls - (Philstar)

SC urged to force Comelec to ban political dynasties - (ABS CBN)

Hundreds turn up in rally to back Ako Bicol- (Inquirer)

House chides Comelec for ‘torturing’ party-lists- (Manila Standard Today)

Level up and be counted- (Inquirer)

Padaca arraignment set on Nov. 29 - (Philstar)

Mangudadatu et al face poll sabotage rap - (ABS CBN)

PDEA monitoring bets linked to drugs in WV - (Visayan Daily Star)

Kris' 'husband' didn't get PNoy's consent - (ABS CBN)

Palace hits natdem’s ‘histrionics’- (ABS CBN)

Senatorial bets prove capability to launch ‘credible’ campaigns - (Business Mirror)

P365-million pork went to 6 disqualified lawmakers  - (Philstar)

Negros Comelec readies list of nuisance bets for purging- (Visayan Daily Star)

Ex-Marcos lawyer Lozano drops Senate bid for Bongbong's sake- (GMA News)

Padaca gets documents for party-lists with 3-3 Comelec votes to ‘break the tie’- (Inquirer)

Delisted party-list group appeals to Comelec   - (Philstar)

Cuisia hustles to widen overseas vote - (Malaya)

Comelec chief: No special treatment for Akbayan case amid scuffle - (GMA News)

Oro press calls for early voting privilege for local reporters- (Sunstar)

Comelec to ax more party-list groups- (Inquirer)

Comelec okays absentee voting of nearly 40,000 OFWs- (Sunstar)

SC upholds Sereno TRO vs Comelec- (Inquirer)

Over 100 party-lists may be disqualified–poll chief- (Inquirer)

No Palace pressure to accredit Akbayan - poll chief - (GMA News)

Bright child, smart voter- (Business Mirror)

Comelec mulls taking control of Davao del Sur- (Inquirer)

Two bets withdraw CoCs- (Visayan Daily Star)

Oro media hits Comelec decision on ‘absentee voting’- (Sunstar)

Comelec undecided in naming Davao del Sur as political hotspot - (Sunstar)

Negros voters could exceed 1.5M- (Sunstar)

ABS-CBN, Comelec create app for 2013 polls - (ABS CBN)

They only need one vote to win in 2013 elections- (Inquirer)

Comelec on Smartmatic’s legal woes: Not worried - (Business Mirror)

Group of candidates in South Ubian, Tawi-Tawi complains vs abuses- (Zamboanga Today Online)

Maliksi's rival for Imus mayor to appeal Sereno TRO - (GMA News)

Phl Consulate General in San Francisco registers 10,000 overseas absentee voter - (PIA)

Comelec disqualifies APEC, 1-CARE for 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec urged to drop govt-backed party-lists- (Manila Standard Today)

Party-list rep: Disband armed group - (Sunstar)

Better party-list rules needed- (Manila Standard Today)

AFP, PNP assure peaceful election in Cagayan - (PIA)

Clark, Subic warehouses eyed for PCOS - (Sunstar)

Comelec takes over PCOS machine warehouse - (Business Mirror)

Auction of P405-M Comelec project fails anew -  (Businessworld Online)

27 Senate bets get Comelec nod; 57 others given 2nd shot- (Inquirer)

Significant increase in voters expected this October- (Sunstar)

Comelec to negotiate contracts for warehousing - (ABS CBN)

Party-list groups fear Comelec crackdown- (Inquirer)

'Software snafu may affect PCOS machines' - (ABS CBN)

Sereno issues stay order on Comelec ruling unseating Maliksi- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec to 53 candidates: Prove you’re not nuisance- (Inquirer)

Underaged bet for councilor to be disqualified: Comelec - (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec to disqualify seven party-list groups- (Manila Standard Today)

Honasan, Escudero rally behind Ako Bicol lawmakers- (Inquirer)

Hearing on disqualification case vs mayoral bet set - (Sunstar)

Priest running for governor suspended - (ABS CBN)

Poll Security Changed To ‘SAFE’ - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec issues guidelines for distribution, regeneration of voter's ID - (PIA)

Comelec asked to declare mayoral bet a nuisance candidate - (Sunstar)

COMELEC reminds public of the Oct. 31 deadline of registration of voters - (PIA)

Negros candidates running unopposed - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec stricter on campaign finance laws - (ABS CBN)

Comelec comes up with rulings on multi-type applications for registration - (PIA)

Comelec disqualifies Ako Bikol Party-list, 12 others for 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec poised to delist 6 more party-list groups - (Inquirer)

Gather all info on gun owners, Roxas tells PNP- (Inquirer)

Militant youth groups seek Akbayan disqualification - (Inquirer)

Vote-buying more prevalent during 2010 polls - (ABS CBN)

PNP plans early for 2013 elections, focuses on gun control  - (Inquirer)

Comelec allows early voting for media - (ABS CBN)

COMELEC DavNor reveals full list of candidates for 2013 election - (PIA)

Anakbayan pursues anti-Akbayan campaign - (ABS CBN)

Comelec: Bangsamoro creation won't affect May 2013 polls  - (Philstar)

Hundreds Register At BJMP Facility  - (Manila Bulletin)

New peace deal to calm ARMM tensions: Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Miriam to question legality of Padaca's Comelec appointment- (GMA News)

Comelec reminds voters of Oct 31 deadline for registration -  (PIA)

2013 bets urged to avoid media exposure  - (Philstar)

GMA lawyer bucks motion to defer poll sabotage trial   - (Philstar)

Comelec asks new voters: Sign up before deadline - (Sunstar)

Brillantes’ wish on early campaign likely to be ignored- (Malaya)

3-cornered fight for ARMM governor seen- (Inquirer)

Election means tree cutting frenzy in Sierra Madre – tribe leader- (Inquirer)

Comelec cautions bets on early campaigning  - (Philstar)

Filipinos encouraged to vote - (The National)

Why Comelec entertains 'habitual' nuisance bets - (Rappler)

300 inmates registered to vote in 2013  - (Sunstar)

Comelec junks case vs Kris Aquino, Boy Abunda- (Inquirer)

Comelec conducts info drive on voters’ registration to Ifugao students (PIA)

84 candidates vying for 12 Senate slots - (Philstar)

Celebs, hundreds of supporters join bets during filing of COCs - (Sunstar)

Padaca to assume office next week, vows reforms at Comelec  - (Philstar)

Jalosjos runs for mayor - (Sunstar)

Bill Relaxing Absentee Vote OK’d  - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec junks Tiñga poll protest vs Lani Cayetano- (Inquirer)

Comelec ready for possible CamSur split - (GMA News)

Robredo wife enters politics, seeks CamSur congressional seat- (GMA News)

45 Pinoy crew members register for overseas voting aboard cruise ship in US (GMA News)

House passes bill expanding overseas voting law - (Philstar)

MVP urged to run vs Peping - (Philstar)

Aquino cousin files COC for senator - (Inquirer)

Cayetano files COC for senator - (Inquirer)

Comelec tackles issues on withdrawal, substitution of candidates - (PIA)

Comelec seeks to defer Arroyo trial to 2013 - (ABS CBN)

Binay daughter completes UNA slate  - (Philstar)

Comelec warns candidates of premature campaigning - (PIA)

Comelec exec expects ‘peaceful’ Maguindanao polls - (Mindanews)

Madrigal files candidacy for senator - (Inquirer)

PHL Consulate in UAE open on weekends for voters' registration - (GMA News)

29 party-list groups denied accreditation - (ABS CBN)

Gov't employees' partylist appeals Comelec decision - (Philstar)

4 ‘guns-for-hire’ caught in Tabuelan - (Sunstar)

Incumbent Metro mayors eye easy win in 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Comelec plans to define 'marginalized' in law on party-list polls - (GMA News)

Comelec sees smooth filing of COCS in Pangasinan - (PIA)

No stopping Padaca from sitting in Comelec-Palace - (Inquirer)

Herbert, Joy seek new terms - (Philstar)

Military steps up patrol to prevent repeat of massacre - (Philstar)

Mikey files Gloria Arroyo’s re-election bid in Pampanga - (GMA News)

4 Cagas family members file COCs- (Sunstar)

Angara's son seeks Senate seat - (Philstar)

Seares: Is Comelec awed by Wakee Salud? - (Sunstar)

No extension on the filing of COCs – Comelec - (PIA)

Binay sees ‘some issues’ in Padaca’s appointment in Comelec - (Inquirer)

Phl back channel negotiator files COC - (Philstar)

Jinkee to run for vice governor  - (Philstar)

Star power marks Day 2 of COC filing - (Inquirer)

Padaca named Comelec member  - (Philstar)

SC upheld DOJ-Comelec probe on Arroyo, poll chief says - (GMA News)

Philippine Politics: A Family Affair - (Manila Bulletin)

Cynthia Villar files CoC for senator - (Inquirer)

Erap, Isko file COCs - (ABS CBN)

Palace to Comelec: Make sure PCOS up to task - (ABS CBN)

Local execs deny 'political tension' in Maguindanao - (Philstar)

COMELEC preparing for PWD polling places- (Visayan Daily Star)

PWDs urged to register for 2013 elections - (PIA)

No more midnight filing of COCs: Comelecs  - (Sunstar)

Circus comes to Comelec - (Inquirer)

Comelec adds new rules to COCs - (Manila Standard Today)

First day of COC filing peaceful  - (Philstar)

Wannabes provide comic relief   - (Philstar)

PDP candidates beat Comelec early birds  - (Sunstar)

Aquino Ramps Up Election Drive - (Wall Street Journal)

Comelec Trims Cebu Voters Number  - (Manila Bulletin)

Imelda Marcos seeks second term in Ilocos Norte - (ABS CBN)

Early birds flock to Comelec; businessman is first bet for Quezon City mayor- (Inquirer)

UNA bets file COCs at Comelec - (ABS CBN)

Early birds Lim, Veloso file their COCs - (GMA News)

Comelec asks tweeps to report on COC filing - (GMA News)

Comelec speeds up validation of more than 90,000 voters in Iloilo city, province - (PIA)

Profile of administration coalition candidates - (Sunstar)

Noy endorses Hataman - (Philstar)

Fast Facts: 2013 Elections - (Inquirer)

2013 poll race on with filing of COCs - (Philstar)

Loren completes LP Senate slate  - (Philstar)


September 2012


Using Arroyo as election bogey won’t work anymore, say poll analysts - (Inquirer)

Election consumable goods set for award - (Business World Online)

Cops deployed to secure filing of candidacy papers - (Inquirer)

Estrada to file mayoral candidacy Tuesday; Lim to file papers Monday - (Inquirer)

Voters told: Start screening 2013 bets - (Sunstar)

Group slams Aquino-allied organisation - (Gulfnews)

'We need to be represented in Congress' - National Press Club - (Mindanao Examiner)

Comelec frowns on premature campaigning - (ABS CBN)

After campaign vs 'epal', group trains gun on 'bopal'  - (Philstar)

Comelec appeals vs extravagant gimmicks on filing of COCs - (GMA News)

No repeat of Ampatuan Massacre-Comelec - (Business Mirror)

Comelec forms body to review party-list law - (Inquirer)

Comelec chair: Party-list system a joke - (Inquirer)

Comelec budget hangs - (Manila Standard Today)

'No impediment in GMA running in 2013'  - (Philstar)

PNP watches Bogo, other areas as politics heats up- (Inquirer)

'Gov't not distracted by polls in attaining higher economic growth'   - (Philstar)

Luli Arroyo won’t take over mother’s post in 2013 elections, says spokesperson- (Inquirer)

Comelec confident filing of COCs in ARMM peaceful - (Inquirer)

Comelec -Lagawe conducts mobile registration- (PIA)

Comelec tackles issues on COC’s filing (PIA)

Comelec: No such thing as premature campaigning - (Sunstar)

Court rejects Morato claim of free speech - (Inquirer)

Comelec tackles issues on COC’s filing- (PIA)

Addicts, alcoholics disqualified by Comelec- (ABS CBN)

Comelec disqualifies 15 party-list organizations - (Manila Standard Today)

GMA's NUP to coalesce with LP - (Philstar)

Sen. Marcos flirts with idea of running for president - (Inquirer)

Youth voters told to register for 2013 polls- (ABS CBN)

GMA's NUP to coalesce with LP - (Philstar)

UNA swears in Metro Manila candidates for 2013 elections - (Inquirer)

Age no longer an issue thanks to JPE: Maceda- (ABS CBN)

Comelec told bending rules for Camarines Sur split is risky - (Inquirer)

Comelec XI welcomes the creation of campaign finance unit- (PIA)

Comelec rebids contracts for cf cards, batteries- (ABS CBN)

Filing of COCs to proceed next week — Comelec chief - (GMA News)

Comelec probes extortion claim - (ABS CBN)

Comelec foresees intense political rivalry- (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec disqualifies 60 party-list groups- (ABS CBN)

CamSur split still possible, says Santiago - (Manila Standard Today)

Ecleo poll feud taking shape in Dinagat Islands - (Inquirer)

The consequential Fil-Am vote - (Asian Journal)

MILF calls for deferment of ARMM elections - (Inquirer)

Comelec disqualifies 60 party-list groups- (ABS CBN)

LP to finalize senatorial slate this week - (Philstar)

LP seals ‘partnership’ with NPC, NP- (Inquirer)

Disqualified group of journalists accuses Comelec officials of extortion - (Inquirer)

Consumer groups want party-list representation in 2016 elections (GMA News)

Comelec sets guidelines for registration of qualified IP’s voters in May 2013 elections- (PIA)

Top 5 reminders for filing a COC- (Business Mirror)

Last-minute poll reminders - (Sunstar)

Comelec bares 2 winning suppliers of 2013 poll pens, toners - (Philstar)

Tarp, poster removal campaign up this week - (Inquirer)

Isabela election offices ready to accept COCs in October- (PIA)

Comelec asked to resolve mediamen's plea soon- (Business Mirror)

Journalist group accuses unnamed Comelec officer of bribery- (GMA News)

Delay In Party-List Directory Seen - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec to re-auction 2013 election needs- (Businessworld Online)

Angara declares gubernatorial bid- (ABS CBN)

It’s Ecleo vs Ecleo in Dinagat local polls in 2013- (Inquirer)

Enough time for CamSur split, Comelec says- (ABS CBN)

La Union police readies for 2013 election- (PIA)

Media voting bill reaches Senate plenary- (Sunstar)

Lacson son to battle Jolo Revilla in 2013 polls- (ABS CBN)

Cebu governor drops plan to run for Senate—Binay - (Inquirer)

Comelec issues rulings on substitution of candidates- (PIA)

Ballot box opening in Maguindanao poll protest set - (Sunstar)

Negotiated deal eyed on poll machines - (Manila Standard Today)

Poll bet sues 2 teachers - (Sunstar)

Exclude mis-representatives, watchdog urges - (Manila Standard Today)

COMELEC conducts satellite voter’s registration in Ifugao towns- (PIA)

Comelec sees increase of new voters with off-site registration - (Inquirer)

Poll lawyer wants filing of COCs rescheduled - (ABS CBN)

Comelec issues rulings on withdrawal of candidates for the May 2013 elections- (PIA)

Private sector may help screen candidates' expenses - Comelec - (Philstar)

Candidates told: File COCs within office hours - (Sunstar)

Comelec introduces additional safeguards in new COC form- (PIA)

Cauayan City election office to conduct satellite registration in jails- (PIA)

Anti-epal drive gaining steam- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec powerless in going after 'epal' politicians, but... - (Philstar)

Comelec, 'Anti-epal' alarmed over 'epal' signs of politicians - (GMA News)

Comelec promises better treatment for public-school teachers in 2013 polls- (Business Mirror)

Court resets Abalos' pre-trial on poll case to November - (GMA News)

Gov't opposes Ampatuan Sr, others bid to register - (Philstar)

Election supervisor urges Abra residents to report neglectful Comelec employees- (PIA)

Jomar: Comelec won’t include Jalosjos’ name in official ballot for 2013 polls- (Zamboanga Today Online)

Comelec denies Ortiz vote transfer- (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec joins forces with 'anti-epal' advocates - (Philstar)

Comelec to bar midnight filing of COCs - (Inquirer)

Poll auction rules readied- (Businessworld Online)

Only poll bets with same surname can substitute - (Philstar)

Candidates for the May 2013 elections must file their COCs in person – Comelec - (PIA)

Comelec to look into teachers' demands - (ABS CBN)

Comelec exec bares Palace call on Taguig poll protest - (Inquirer)

Comelec urged to apply law on party-list system - (Philstar)

Comelec awards P41.3-M contract to US-based source code tester - (Philstar)

Comelec asks PNP to assign personnel to secure all offices during COC filing  - (Sunstar)

Comelec hearings in ARMM to weed out double registrants moved to November- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec presses raps vs Morato - (Inquirer)

Comelec to start constitution of BOC, BEI - (PIA)

Comelec division junks 2 party-list groups - (ABS CBN)

Defense seeks pretrial brief in Gloria's poll fraud case  - (Philstar)

COMELEC sees ‘festive’ filing of COCs - (Visayan Daily Star)

Poll body sets campaign periods for candidates - (Sunstar)

Comelec commish: Early campaigning part of candidates' freedom of expression - (GMA News)

Comelec chief vows fewer party-lists in 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

House OKs Comelec’s P8.4-B budget - (Inquirer)

Online voting pushed  - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec on lookout for party-list groups with related nominees  - (Philstar)

Anti-‘epal’ move: Remember their faces, forget their names on poll day- (Inquirer)

Brillantes says 'epal' posters cheapen electoral process  - (Philstar)

Guidelines for filing of COCs out - (ABS CBN)

Majority of Maguindanao mayors join LP - (Philstar)

Comelec sets campaign periods for candidates in May 2013 elections - (PIA)

Kagay-anons urged to register for the 2013 polls - (Sunstar)

Comelec: It's open season for early campaigning - (Philstar)

Comelec welcomes Santiago bill- (Inquirer)

Mike Arroyo wants Sereno to inhibit from DOJ-Comelec panel case - (GMA News)

Comelec to act on absentee media voting petition- (Businessworld Online)

Escudero, Legarda assured of LP slots- (Inquirer)

Comelec chief begs for public's trust - (Philstar)

Pimentel seeks amendment of absentee voting system to include media men- (Inquirer)

Comelec asks Congress to pass online voting bill for OFWs - (GMA News)

Santiago bill will put an end to premature campaigning- (Inquirer)

Comelec rejects Jalosjos vote bid- (Inquirer)

Election period is Jan. 13-June 12, 2013 - Comelec - (PIA)

NegOr Comelec chief to poll officers: Everyday should be PWD registration day - (PIA)

Comelec conducts satellite registration at USLS - (Sunstar)

Comelec, DFA seek out 150,000 overseas absentee voters to meet 1-M goal- (GMA News)

‘Daang matuwid’ has turns on election year? - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec conducts offsite school registration - (PIA)

Abang Lingkod to troop to Comelec offices today- (Sunstar)

Filing of candidacy for 2013 election set on Oct. 1-5 - (PIA)

Program for PWDs to be launched today - (Visayan Daily Star)

5 Maguindanao massacre suspects want to vote- (Inquirer)

Poll watchdog wants 13 party-list groups junked - (ABS CBN)

SK members urged to register as regular voters - (PIA)

Ex poll exec implicates Abalos anew on poll fraud case- (Philstar)

Jalosjos to appeal disqualification from voter's list - (Philstar)

Comelec rejects Jalosjos registration as voter in Zamboanga City- (Inquirer)

Comelec wraps up hearing on party-list roster tomorrow - (Philstar)

Morato seeks dismissal of Comelec raps- (Inquirer)

Comelec restrictions apply only during 45-day campaign period- (Sunstar)

Comelec calls on youth to register and vote in the coming polls - (PIA)

No law punishing 'epal' politicians, Comelec says - (ABS CBN)

Comelec reminds voters to validate registration early - (PIA)

Comelec presses mandatory biometrics registration - (Philstar)

Comelec might accept Jalosjos’ COC - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Phl consulate general conducts overseas absentee voting registration in Frisco - (PIA)

Ex-Imus mayor presses Comelec on reinstatement - (ABS CBN)

Comelec: Enough time to cleanse ARMM voters' list - (Philstar)

Bam Aquino: I can serve Philippines better as senator- (Inquirer)

More absentee voters in 2013 than 2010- (Sunstar)

Appointed officials eyeing elections have a month left to serve- (Sunstar)

Comelec: Filing of COCs set Oct. 1-5 - (ABS CBN)

Mar should resign as Liberal Party chief - analyst - (ABS CBN)


August 2012

Comelec ready for 2013 automated elections  - (Philstar)

Senators: Comelec violated Constitution with unauthorized spending - (GMA News)

Comelec to suspend registration of voters on Oct. 1-5 2012 - (PIA)

Lawmaker seeks P80M for higher pay of election workers  - (Sunstar)

With funds restored, Comelec says it’s ready for 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Mikey's Ang Galing Pinoy removed from party-list groups  - (Philstar)

Comelec told to compensate teachers fairly - (Business Mirror)

KMP asks Comelec to deny Abang Lingkod accreditation - (Business Mirror)

Comelec rules out no-el scenario in 2013, settles budget issues with Palace - (GMA News)

Vice mayor won’t pursue cityhood case at SC  - (Sunstar)

Mikey's party-list snubs Comelec, risks disqualification - (ABS CBN)

Comelec may junk Mikey Arroyo’s party-list group - (Inquirer

Mikey's Ang Galing Pinoy removed from party-list groups  - (Sunstar)

Quezon City court defers arraignment of Morato - (Inquirer)

Commission to review bid process for ’13 polls - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec conducts hearing on double registrants - (PIA)

Comelec reminds Filipinos overseas of voters’ registration - (PIA)

Roadshow set in Dumaguete to prepare PWDs for 2013 elections - (PIA)

Morato cries foul over news report on raps - (Inquirer)

Taguig poll protest ruling out by Sept.- (Inquirer)

Comelec to bid out contract for PCOS transmission modems  - (Philstar)

Fewer overseas Filipinos listing up to vote–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Remulla scores ‘meddling’ exec- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec urges media in Region 8 to report irregularity, peaceful process - (PIA)

Abalos back at SPD headquarters for a visit- (Inquirer)

PH ambassador to US urges Filipinos to register for 2013 election - (Saipan Tribune)

GMA invokes right to remain silent in poll fraud case - (Philstar)

LP claims mass hiring not related to mid-term polls- (Manila Standard Today)

2013 polls get P8.4B budget - (Sunstar)

Pacquiao need not postpone fight to file candidacy, says Comelec- (Inquirer)

Brillantes wants all party-list aspirants disqualified- (ABS CBN)

No need to pay fee to protest party-list group- (Inquirer)

Widespread polls voter registration fraud in South Ubian exposed- (Zamboanga Today Online)

Petition to quash Jalosjos' disqualification junked  - (ABS CBN)

Angara: E-voting must be an option for OFWs  - (Manila Standard Today)

'Some incumbent party-list groups may be disqualified in 2013' - (Philstar)

Saquilayan Really Won Imus Polls - (Manila Bulletin)

Senators find OFW voters’ listup costly - (Inquirer)

GMA pre-trial on electoral sabotage case set Thursday  - (Philstar)

SC rejects Nograles’ election protest against Duterte- (GMA News)

Watchdog: Party-listers well-heeled- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec orders decryption of contested Taguig votes - (Inquirer)

Poll fraud case vs Arroyo, Abalos strong—Palace - (Inquirer)

Comelec fails to provide crucial PWD forms - (Mindanews)

Comelec denies plea of Bacayan councilor - (Sunstar)

Rich pols eye House seats as poor reps - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec to hire 919 PCOS technicians for Negros - (Sunstar)

DoJ, Comelec to strengthen electoral sabotage case against Abalos - (Businessworld Online)

‘No extension in voters’ registration’ - (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec sets purge of party-list groups - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec to review accreditation of 43 party-list groups - (Philstar)

PWD-sensitive census, PWD-friendly elections sought - (Mindanews)

Pimentel joins LP's 2013 senatorial slate - (Businessworld Online)

Cagayan Valley adds fourth city - (Manila Standard Today)

Gov't to delist 300k ARMM voters - (Philstar)

P8.4 Billion Budget Acceptable to Comelec Chief - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec chief accepts budget cut, apologizes for resignation threat - (GMA News)

COMELEC to probe low turnout in voters’ registration of PWDs - (Visayan Daily Star)

‘Tingting’ as farmer’s rep blocked- (Manila Standard Today)

Poll watchdog wants Representative Juan Miguel Arroyo’s group ousted - (Inquirer)

Poll machine storage deal auction by end-Aug. - (Businessworld Online)

ln Tarlac, Aetas take first step to be voters - (Inquirer)

Comelec rules out special elections in Sorsogon - (Inquirer)

Ibuna, Lobaton, RPA head eyeing 2013 partylist seats - (Visayan Daily Star)

4 firms eyeing poll supply - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec-Ifugao accommodates 35 PWDs on special registration - (PIA)

Registered ARMM voters down by more than 200,000 - (GMA News)

Poll body may assign precinct for PWDs - (Sunstar)

Capital town Ilagan now officially turned into city - (PIA)

Binay urges OFWs to register for 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Low turnout in PWD voters’ list up noted  - (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec registers PWDs for 2013 polls  - (Visayan Daily Star)

Basilan Comelec official killed  - (Mindanews)

Comelec defers special registration for PWDs  - (Philstar)

Comelec-Pangasinan conducts registration day for PWDs - (PIA)

Disqualification case awaits 33 party-list groups - (Sunstar)

Comelec: Almost 300 party-list groups want to join 2013 polls - (GMA News)

Phl Embassy in Brunei Holds Mobile Registration in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption (COLA) - (DFA)

Comelec sets voters satellite registration - (Sunstar)

Comelec: PCOS machines safe in Laguna - (Sunstar)

Guv sees friendly fight with Alvarez in 2013- (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec set for Aug. 11 special day of registration for PWDs - (PIA)

Comelec prepares for listing of PWDs- (Manila Standard Today)

Sabahans to learn from Philippines how to observe polls - (The Borneo Post)

COMELEC all set for national PWD registration - (PIA)

Jail management, poll body hold inmates’ registration - (Sunstar)

Comelec starts registering detainees - (ABS CBN)

Senators zero in on Comelec budget for 2013- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec-Ilagan briefs plebiscite board of canvassers - (PIA)

Comelec Makes It Easier For PWDs To Vote In May- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec dared to charge people in ARMM voter registration anomalies- (Inquirer)

‘Extend voter’s registration for persons with disabilities’ - (Sunstar)

Comelec orders screening of party-list groups for 2013 polls - (GMA News)

COMELEC-Pangasinan resumes registration of new voters - (PIA)

Comelec creates special committee on automated elections - (GMA News)

795,000 overseas absentee voters registered so far, DFA says - (GMA News)

DFA, ABS-CBN sign pact for overseas absentee voting - (ABS CBN)

Comelec: 10 new witnesses ready to testify vs Arroyo- (Inquirer)

Camarines split: Far from flavor of the month- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec To Register Detainees Monday- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec resumes nationwide voters' registration - (GMA News)

Estilles lauds Comelec's gun ban implementation in ARMM- (Zamboanga Today Online)

Casiño to Comelec: Give PWDs more time to list up for 2013 polls- (Inquirer)

ABS-CBN partners with public & private sectors for BMPM - (Philstar)


July 2012

Palace: GMA free to run again - (Zamboanga Today Online)

No registration of voters on October 1 to 5 - Comelec - (PIA)

Comelec resumes voters registration on Aug 1, for PWDs on Aug 11 - (PIA)

Disabled given one day to sign up for 2013 polls - (Inquirer)

Ampatuans may vote in Taguig, says Comelec - (Inquirer)

4 firms to join poll supply, services bid - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec budget concerns will be addressed – Palace - (Visayan Daily Star)

Comelec gets back slashed poll funding - (Manila Standard Today)

'Win-win solution' on poll budget seen  - (Philstar)

Sulu heads fear poll fraud next year - (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec: Voters’ Listing Resumes on Wednesday - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec to rebid warehouse requirement - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec urged to disqualify partylist group - (Philstar)

5 ARMM governors, 159 other officials take oath as LP members - (Mindanews)

Comelec’s Last Chance- (Manila Bulletin)

DBM: Comelec has P11.3 B   - (Philstar)

Court clarifies Ampatuan plea to register - (Manila Standard Today)

Numbers validate fewer voters in ARMM - (Inquirer)

Enrile nixes manual 2013 elections - (Sunstar)

Comelec files MR on Arroyo bail ruling - (ABS CBN)

Comelec chief threatens to quit over polls budget cut - (ABS CBN)

Palace respects Pasay court decision  - (Philstar)

Palace, Comelec caught off-guard by Arroyo bail - (Inquirer)

Palace official to Comelec: Look into your savings for elections - (GMA News)

Security guard arrested for violation of gun ban - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Arroyo given temporary liberty on weak election charges- (Businessworld Online)

Arroyo critics slam gov't for filing 'rushed' complaint - (Sunstar)

Comelec Asked To Seek Reimbursement- (Manila Bulletin)

Youth urged to register with Comelec- (Sunstar)

Smartmatic: PCOS machines have 10 more years of useful life- (GMA News)

Comelec may not use PCOS after 2013 polls- (Sunstar)

‘Ecija voters to decide on city status’ — Umali - (Manila Standard Today)

Smartmatic-TIM backs out of Pcos warehouse bidding- (Sunstar)

Comelec declares 'failed bidding' for PCOS warehouse - (Zambotimes)

Comelec to save P200 million using old ballot boxes - (Philstar)

Cayetano’s allegations vs Comelec untrue, says Sarmiento - (Inquirer)

1.56 M signed up in 10-day ARMM voters’ registration - (Mindanews)

Migrante asks Comelec to study online registration for OFWs - (Philstar)

Comelec goes full throttle in bidding for poll services - (Sunstar)

Comelec may look into SALNs of incumbent party-list lawmakers  - (Philstar)

Mabalacat townsfolk turn out for today's cityhood plebiscite  - (Philstar)

Poll body asks QC court to recall poll list up order- (Manila Standard Today)

Two-day liquor ban in effect in Mabalacat town now - (PIA)

Comelec may allow email voting for OFWs - (ABS CBN)

Peaceful ARMM Voters’ Listing Held  - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec: 50,000 PCOS machines pass tech tests, 1,000 rejected, 30,000 set aside- (GMA News)

Lanao Sur posts 81% turnout in ARMM registration, with help from flying registrants  - (Mindanews)

Gloria Arroyo seeks bail in poll sabotage case - (ABS CBN)

Comelec vows to clean list of voters in ARMM  - (Philstar)

Comelec To Cleanse Voters’ List  - (Manila Bulletin)

Malacanang commends Comelec for successful voters' re-registration in ARMM  - (Zambotimes)

Ex-poll supervisor turned state witness in Abalos case  - (Philstar)

Comelec: No Extension Of ARMM Registration  - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec apprehends 2 trucks of 'flying registrants' in Sultan Kudarat  - (Philstar)

Comelec expects 1.3M ARMM voter registrants  - (Philstar)

Explosion hits Maguindanao registration center - (ABS CBN)

Nat'l PWD voters registration day on August 11 - Comelec  - (PIA)

Comelec: Suspects in Maguindanao massacre can vote in 2013  - (Philstar)

200,000 voters register with Comelec in Lanao Sur  - (PIA)

50,000 minors registered as ARMM voters  - (ABS CBN)

'Bangsamoro Spring' aiding peaceful, honest ARMM voters' registration  - (Philstar)

Comelec upholds Alarilla- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec vows fair bidding for PCOS warehouse  - (Philstar)

Smartmatic opposes visit to warehouse- (Sunstar)

Maguindanao village officials set system to complete 10-day voters’ registration- (Mindanews)

Comelec rethinks ARMM listing after delays, blast- (Manila Standard Today)

Davao has 2M voters as of April - (Sunstar)

The ghosts of registrations past are back - (Minda news)

Aquino orders AFP, PNP to secure ARMM voter's registration- (GMA News)

8 soldiers aiding Comelec hurt in Basilian blast - (ABS CBN)

Slow-paced voters’ registration? Not in Sultan Kudarat town- (Minda news)

Poll registrants in Simunul ‘really look young’- (Minda news)

Comelec, Smartmatic given 10 days to comment on PCOS deal appeal- (Sunstar)

Listing turnout mirrors fraud claim- (Businessworld Online)

200 Flying Registrants Uncovered In ARMM - (Manila Bulletin)

Voters' registration in Lanao Sur normal - COMELEC - (PIA)

Comelec sees no need for extension of ARMM voters' list-up - (Zambotimes)

Gloria Arroyo's trial may last 3 years - (ABS CBN)

Four firms vying to warehouse PCOS machines - (ABS CBN)

Harassment, delays mark registration of ARMM voters- (Businessworld Online)

SC affirms Comelec in denying Magdalo party list accreditation - (ABS CBN)

Comelec witness accepted bribes from military - (Manila Standard Today)

Shariff Albani urges Comelec to impose total gun ban for Tawi-Tawi voter’s list-up
- (Zamboanga Today Online)

Comelec all set for voters’ registration in Lanao del Sur- (Mindanews)

Magdalo loses bid for party accreditation- (Sunstar)

Trillanes Joins Nacionalistas- (Manila Bulletin)

Security tight as ARMM starts 10-day voter re-registration- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec eyes No. 13 as Senator Santiago’s replacement - (GMA News)

All systems go for General Voters’ Registration in ARMM - (PIA)

Approval of measure defining 'marginalized' party-lists pushed - (Sunstar)

Troops help in Maguindanao listing of voters  - (Philstar)

Poll watchdog to SC: Reconsider legality of P1.8-B Comelec, Smarmatic deal- (GMA News)

Santiago will not quit; 12 senators still in 2013 ballot- (Businessworld Online)

Smartmatic to turn over 34,000 PCOS machines to Comelec   - (Philstar)

Let public identify fake party-list reps, lawmakers say - (Inquirer)

Brillantes says new commissioner should be a woman - (ABS CBN)

Comelec-Isabela prepares Aug 11 plebiscite for Ilagan cityhood - (PIA)

Advocacy for clean, free ARMM voters' registration launched - (Philstar)

Comelec bends rules for indigenous folk - (ABS CBN)

13,000 PCOS machines quarantined for defects - (ABS CBN)

Party-list groups to get term limits?- (ABS CBN)

Poll watchdog questions ‘mega-rich’ party-list solons - (GMA News)

10,000 troops up for deployment for upcoming ARMM general voters registration - (Zambotimes)

Comelec to set aside P112M for PCOS machines storage - (Inquirer)

Comelec opens bidding for services in 2013 polls - (Sunstar)

Comelec, security forces all set for ARMM voters' registration  - (Philstar)

Comelec: Prove Claim On ‘Fixers’ - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec makes it easier for the disabled to vote - (Inquirer)

Probe urged on sale of party-list slots - (Inquirer)

Poll body may adjust PCOS machines for voting of 13th senator  - (Philstar)

‘Fixers’ In Comelec - (Manila Bulletin)

Aurora town poll exec shot dead - (Inquirer)

June 2012

Comelec says PCOS testing finished mid-July - (ABS CBN)

Miriam to Comelec: Don't print ballots with 13 senatorial slots - (Philstar)

Koko leaves UNA as senatorial bet in 2013 - (Philstar)

Comelec plans to create special body on PCOS machines - (Philstar)

Smartmatic eyes COMELEC's 'other services' for 2013 elections  - (GMA News)

Comelec sets month-long gun ban for ARMM voter listing - (Businessworld Online)

Gloria Arroyo free to seek reelection in 2013 polls - Lacierda - (GMA News)

Senate conducts inquiry on PCOS to be used for 2013 elections -  (Zambotimes)

COMELEC Ifugao announces the suspension of registration of voters - (PIA)

Comelec to create committee to address PCOS issues - (GMA News)

Smartmatic allays fears over defective PCOS - (ABS CBN)

Comelec Set For ARMM Registration - (Manila Bulletin)

Pimentel to sponsor bill allowing media to vote before election day - (Philstar)

Elected officials in 2013 should file expense report first  - (ABS CBN)

Smartmatic: PCOS Machines Hack-Proof - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec dismisses Maguindanao poll officer, 2 others for election laws violation -  (Zambotimes)

Comelec officials inspect, test PCOS machines   - (GMA News)

Poll body awaits Miriam’s final plan for ICC - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Comelec Looking For IT Expert - (Manila Bulletin)

Cebu registration stops until Aug. 1 - (Sunstar)

Bacoor Now Cavite’s Fifth City - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec star witness tagged as brain in 2007 election fraud  - (Philstar)

Gun ban to be imposed during new voters’ listing in ARMM - (Mindanews)

Comelec firm on random listing of party-list groups  - (ABS CBN)

Security detail limited in run-up to ARMM poll - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec approves UNA coalition - (Zamboanga Today Online)

Defense witnesses say Lintang Bedol innocent - (ABS CBN)

Abalos' co-accused admits signing fake documents in 2007 poll  - (Philstar)

Comelec wants to criminalize failure to submit campaign expenses  - (GMA News)

COMELEC advises voters to revalidate registration early - (PIA)

Comelec to party-list groups: Just make your acronyms better  - (GMA News)

COMELEC in Koronadal, Tacurong suspend voters’ registration  - (PIA)

UNA gets Comelec OK  - (Philstar)

Bayan Muna protests random listing of party-list groups   - (Philstar)

Solons oppose random listing of party-list groups on 2013 ballots  - (GMA News)

Jail bureau, poll body hold inmates’ registration   - (Sunstar)

Comelec to raffle off ballot order sequence for party-list groups in 2013 polls  - (GMA News)

Lim vs Erap poll war worries Comelec - (ABS CBN)

Comelec to raffle off ballot order sequence for party-list groups in 2013 polls  - (GMA News)

Bill aims to withdraw recall process - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec sees smooth sailing for UNA accreditation - (Philstar)

Lawyer mulls appeal of SC ruling on PCOS  - (Philstar)

Comelec inspects PCOS machines after SC nod  - (GMA News)

Election watchdog wants SC to reverse ruling on PCOS - (Rappler)

‘It’s complicated’ for Pimentel, ‘more personal’ for Zubiri - (Inquirer)

Migz to Koko: Stop calling me a cheat - (ABS CBN)

Comelec suspends voters' registration nationwide - (Philstar)

SC upholds PCOS machine deal between Comelec, Smartmatic  - (GMA News)

Comelec to Supreme Court: Rush decision on PCOS deal - (Inquirer)

Indigenous peoples urged to register for elections- (Sunstar)

Comelec exec sorry for PWDs remark - (ABS CBN)

Comelec dismisses electoral protest vs Cotabato governor - (GMA News)

84 poll officers to be sent to Armm- (Sunstar)

SC to tackle PCOS purchase petitions - (ABS CBN)

Gov urges COMELEC to impose total gunban for ARMM list-up - (PIA)

Coalition firming up Senate slate for 2013 midterm polls - (Businessworld Online)

P-Noy backs use of PCOS machines for 2013 polls - (Philstar)

Comelec asks for security in ARMM voters re-registration - (Rappler)

Lawmakers told: Try strict regulation of recalls- (Sunstar)

Election exec tells of rigging of votes in 2007 - (Inquirer)

Palace defers to Pasay court, Comelec prosecutors on Gloria Arroyo detention - (GMA News)

Justice chief: Comelec siding with former chairman - (Sunstar)

Comelec won’t let up on Arroyo - (Inquirer)

Witness vs Arroyo in poll case is safe, but… - (Inquirer)

Comelec probes 'sale' of party-list accreditations - (ABS CBN)

Comelec Assures Automated 2013 Elections - (Manila Bulletin)

Palace exec: Let Comelec handle poll sabotage case vs Gloria Arroyo - (GMA News)

Comelec to shorten voting time in 2013 polls - (ABS CBN)

Comelec investigates alleged bribery racket on party-lists’ accreditation - (Inquirer)

Witness backs out of Arroyo case - (ABS CBN)

No change in October filing of COC- (Sunstar)

COMELEC completes special registration of PWDs, inmates in Ilocos Norte - (PIA)

Bidding of poll machines for Armm re-registration starts- (Sunstar)

COMELEC urges voting public to undergo biometrics - (PIA)

Comelec gains reprieve on Arroyo’s fraud case - (Manila Standard Today)

Erap Airs Doubt Over Survey - (Manila Bulletin)

Pasay RTC to hear Comelec motion to present key witnesses vs Arroyo - (Inquirer)

Comelec Responsible For Witnesses – Lawyer - (Manila Bulletin)

Pasay RTC to hear Comelec motion to present key witnesses vs Arroyo - (Inquirer)

Comelec backs call for amendment in party-list system - (Sunstar)

Gloria Arroyo may get bail, thanks to DOJ and Comelec - (Malaya)

Make sure PCOS glitches fixed, Comelec told - (Business Mirror)

Town mayor wins as new Negros Occidental lawmaker - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec: Negros Occ. Polls Smooth - (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec OKs random order of party-lists - (Businessworld Online)

Comelec seeks extension to present anti-GMA witness - (ABS CBN)

Two candidates vying for Iggy Arroyo's post in June 2 special polls in Negros - (GMA News)

All can vote freely, Comelec assures - (Visayan Daily Star)