Philippine Election News

December 2015

Political ads now allowed on public utility vehicles; guidelines stressed- (Inquirer)

SC stops Comelec from cancelling Poe COC- (Rappler)

Comelec: Gun ban starts January 10- (CNN)

Comelec open for vote count machine demonstration- (Manila Bulletin)

List of six vice presidential candidates may be final, Comelec says- (GMA Network)

David wants Duterte DQ’d too- (Inquirer)

Escudero: We intend to bring campaign to social media- (CNN)

Now, we can debate, Roxas tells Duterte- (Inquirer)

Duterte vs Binay in close fight- (Inquirer)

Diño’s CoC still subject to clarification -- Comelec- (Business World Online)

Rivals welcome Comelec decision to accept Duterte's COC- (CNN)

Comelec clears Duterte substitution of Diño- (Business World Online)

FVR on Duterte, Poe DQs: Let the people decide- (Philstar)

Miriam tops UST poll, becomes ‘president of campuses’- (Manila Bulletin)

House leader asks Comelec: One more day for biometrics registration- (GMA News)

Tight race as Duterte, Poe lead Magdalo Group survey- (Inquirer)

After TRO, SC gives green light for Comelec's 'No Bio, No Boto' policy- (GMA News)

Ombudsman urged to act on pending cases vs Comelec execs- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Grace, Rody will stay on ballot- (The Standard)

Comelec restores 3 of 4 safety features of voting machines- (Manila Times)

UNA senators on Duterte-Roxas word war: Focus on issues instead- (CNN)

Duterte to Roxas: 'UPenn graduate ka, and not Wharton!'- (Rappler)

Honasan: No time to make promises- (Inquirer)

Comelec postpones release of official list of candidates- (Philstar)

Now, Poe is ‘praying’ for Duterte- (Inquirer)

Petitioner no show at Comelec’s preliminary probe on Duterte’s case- (CNN)

Comelec urged to rule on Poe, Duterte DQ soon- (Philstar)

Santiago takes swipe at rival presidential candidates- (CNN)

Not all overseas voting will be automated – Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec raffles off party-list slots in ballot- (Rappler)


Drilon urges Comelec chair to decide soonest on DQ cases vs. Poe, Duterte- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec to debate Poe, Duterte bids- (Inquirer)

‘Poe’s name must stay on ballot’- (The Standard)

PNP eyes special police unit for ARMM during election period- (GMA News)

Poe is a natural born Filipino, says high-profile lawyer- (Canadian Inquirer)

Grace rejects poll boycott- (Philstar)

Comelec impressed with vote machine facilities- (Philstar)

Comelec inspects Smartmatic production facility in Taiwan- (ABS CBN)

Another Comelec division cancels Poe's COC- (ABS CBN)

Escudero: Aquino clean on anti-Poe hits- (Inquirer)

Comelec denies blackmailing SC- (Inquirer)

Bets to lose bodyguards- (Inquirer)

Maguindanao, Lanao Sur politicos assure peaceful contests- (Manila Bulletin)

Roxas among presidential choices of Ejercitos- (CNN)

25 areas in Davao Region identified as election hotspots- (Interaksyon)

Comelec concludes substitution of candidates for 2016 polls- (CNN)

After 4-hour meeting, no Comelec decision on Poe, Duterte presidential
candidacy cases- (Interaksyon)

Comelec chair pleased with SC tackling 'No Bio, No Boto' in en banc session- (GMA News)

Voters have clear choice for President, says Aquino- (Inquirer)

Poe ready to defend candidacy for president before High Court- (Manila Bulletin)

Public may apply for exemption to election period gun ban- (GMA News)

SC holding special session for Comelec biometrics rule, EDCA- (Interaksyon)

Rizalito David dismayed with Comelec declaring him as ‘nuisance’ candidate- (Inquirer)

SC junks petition to extend voters' registration- (ABS CBN)

Duterte, Alan Cayetano appear on video: ‘Change is coming’- (Inquirer)

LP remains hopeful Roxas will emerge No. 1 in survey – Drilon- (Manila Times)

Grace Poe: ‘I am a natural-born Filipino; I have nothing to hide’- (Inquirer)

Duterte goes to Comelec, files COC for president- (ABS CBN)

Nuisance bets nixed- (Manila Bulletin)

Duterte-Diño case still awaits Comelec ruling- (Inquirer)

Amnesty: Human rights sidelined in Halalan 2016- (ABS CBN)

Comelec not discounting possibility of postponing 2016 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Poe asks Comelec to reconsider DQ ruling- (Interaksyon)

Binay camp protests asset seizure during poll period- (Inquirer)

Comelec warns of ‘no-el’ due to SC suspension of ‘no bio, no boto’- (Philstar)

Duterte to appear before Comelec tomorrow- (Philstar)

Duterte tops SWS poll before cursing Pope – report- (Rappler)

Miriam says youth vote key to 2016 victory- (ABS CBN)

Grace Poe case must be settled before ballots are printed–De Lima- (Inquirer)

It’s a go for 185 party-list groups- (Philstar)

Comelec has authority when it disqualified Poe, says veteran lawyer- (Inquirer)

Application of gun ban exemption may be done online- (Cebu Daily News)

Comelec fears flying voters- (The Standard)

Comelec hearing on Duterte’s presidential run set on December 16- (GMA News)

Alan Cayetano runs for VP, doubles as defender of faith in Duterte- (Inquirer)

Poe allies trace ties that bind Comelec execs to LP- (Inquirer)

Bongbong hails order stopping ‘no bio’ plan- (The Standard)

Erap to run for president if…- (Manila Bulletin)

POE DQ CASE: Of 400 pages of evidence, Comelec division considered
only one document - lawyer- (Interaksyon)

SET dismisses appeal in Poe disqualification case- (Philstar)

Comelec: Grace still in the race- (Philstar)

Poe says Roxas, Binay behind disqualification move- (Inquirer)

Roxas and Duterte tied as Fil-Ams’ top favorites for president- (Asian Journal)

SC gives Comelec 10 days to explain its resolution allowing inmates to vote- (Manila Bulletin)

I won’t be scheming VP–Leni Robredo- (Inquirer)

Ilocano politicos say 'Solid North' for Bongbong in 2016- (GMA News)

CBCP slams Duterte for cursing Pope Francis- (Rappler)

Poe camp dismisses Palace hand in Comelec DQ ruling- (Inquirer)

Poe suffers first blow- (Manila Times)

SC stops Comelec’s ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy- (Philstar)

PDP-Laban names Duterte as 2016 bet- (Philstar)

Poe hopes Comelec will defer to SET ruling on disqualification case- (Philstar)

Estrada careful not to endorse presidential bet who will be disqualified- (Inquirer)


November 2015

Escudero says running as Binay's VP was ‘not logical’- (GMA News)

Miriam tops FB presidential survey- (Philstar)

Duterte should be allowed to run – Poe- (Manila Times)

Comelec assures PWDs, elderly on mall voting- (Journal.com.ph)

Comelec defends ‘no bio, no boto’- (Inquirer)

Smartmatic-TIM bags another Comelec deal- (Inquirer)

Duterte rebuffs Marcos Jr.- (Inquirer)

Drilon wants to restore P500 million deleted from Comelec budget for 2016 elections- (Interaksyon)

Señeres ‘open’ to substitution- (Manila Times)

Don’t allow detainees to vote in 2016, SC asked- (Rappler)

Duterte tops Pulse survey in Metro Manila- (ABS CBN)

Grace Poe's residency in PH: When do we start counting?- (Rappler)

Comelec disenfranchises 7.2 million voters for 2016 elections, says Sen. Loren- (Interaksyon)

Comelec exec: Political parties should field more women candidates- (Rappler)

Marcos says he might team up with Duterte- (Sunstar)

Comelec anticipates 2016 elections to be a mall experience- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec plan to revive commissioner-in-charge system opposed- (Philstar)

Smartmatic running circles around COMELEC Commissioners- (Manila Times)

Santiago denies she will drop from race to give way to Duterte- (Inquirer)


‘Problematic’ process, but Duterte can join presidential race as substitute- (GMA News)

Cayetano, Escudero trade barbs on SET decision on Poe- (GMA News)

Comelec exec nixes proposal to have regional poll officers- (Inquirer)

Palace tells voters: Platforms, not personalities- (Inquirer)

Over 1.4M active registered overseas voters marked- (PIA)

Roxas: No one wants a foreigner as president- (GMA News)

Comelec eyes higher absentee voting turnout in 2016 polls- (Philstar)

‘Duterte for president’ triggers jubilation in Davao; Comelec expects substitution- (Manila Bulletin)

200,000 Comelec IDs to be distributed- (Sunstar)

KathNiel to endorse Mar Roxas for president in 2016- (Rappler)

Comelec schedules public consultation on mall voting- (Business Mirror)

American president? Poe camp reacts to Duterte- (Rappler)

Comelec invites parties to review source code- (Manila Bulletin)

Pulse: Grace 39%, Binay 24%, Mar 21%- (Philstar)

Comelec Davao to remove most flying voters- (Sunstar)

Comelec starts accepting application for election gun ban exemption- (Inquirer)

Pollwatch: Comelec to adopt iRehistro Project in future elections- (Manila Bulletin)

SET votes 5-4 in favor of Grace Poe- (ABS CBN)

Poe confident over SET case but to appeal if disqualified- (CNN)

Comelec won't use PCOS machines in 2016 polls, to lease 3,540 more VCMs- (Interaksyon)

Comelec sets election gun ban on January- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec to hold public hearing on satellite voting- (Philstar)

New bill that expands grounds for nuisance candidates filed- (Manila Bulletin)

Overseas voter registration surpasses the 1.4 million mark of active registered
overseas voters- (Manila Bulletin)

LISTEN | Miriam asks, 'Do you want me?'- (Interaksyon)

LISTEN | Binay touts experience, competence, twits 'palpak' rivals- (Interaksyon)

LISTEN | Grace Poe says 'lean' service record better than 'excess baggage'- (Interaksyon)

Poe: Comelec has no say in case- (The Standard)

Poll watchdog wants security features back- (Inquirer)

Comelec readies PCOS for cheating – coalition- (Manila Times)

SC orders Comelec to answer petition seeking extension of voters’ registration- (Interaksyon)

Comelec not keen on regulating campaign on social media- (ABS CBN)

Our evidence will stand–Grace Poe- (Inquirer)

Friend or Poe? Estrada hints at his presidential choice- (CNN)

Lacson to join slate of bitter rival Miriam?- (Rappler)

Poll watch: Enrile sees 2016 election for UNA- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec to allow registrants with incomplete, corrupted biometrics data to vote- (GMA News)

LP files for dominant majority party accreditation- (Rappler)

Social media videos, materials may be part of campaign cost, says Comelec- (GMA News)

Comelec: Mall Voting Legal- (The Standard)

Poe hits 4th disqualification case in Comelec- (Rappler)

COMELEC underscores public participation for fair, peaceful elections- (PIA)

Marcos airs doubts on mall voting- (The Standard)

SET votes on Poe case next week- (Philstar)

Comelec strikes 3M voters from rolls- (Inquirer)

Duterte: I might just run for president- (Philstar)

Is Grace Poe a Marcos? DNA test up- (Inquirer)

Bongbong Marcos confirms tandem with Miriam Defensor-Santiago- (CNN)

Other Mar Roxas withdraws, has request for namesake in LP- (GMA News)

Comelec/Smartmatic should explain the Dinalupihan experience- (Manila Times)

Comelec allows 74k Zambo voters with incomplete biometrics to vote in 2016- (CNN)

5 firms bid for new Comelec deal- (Inquirer)

Grace Poe's DNA tests turn out negative- (CNN)

Comelec awards contracts for 2016 poll services- (Rappler)

Grace Poe: I’m not quitting- (Inquirer)

Comelec starts proceedings for 'nuisance' candidates- (GMA News)

Party-list fears power grab- (The Standard)

Comelec approves voting in malls in 2016- (Rappler)

Will Mar Roxas seek Erap, INC support for 2016?- (Rappler)

No more premature campaigning, Comelec says- (PIA)

Political parties no-show at code review- (The Standard)

Voters registration fraud in Samar exposed- (Rappler)

Comelec gives Sen. Poe 10 days more to file counter-affidavit- (Manila Bulletin)

Bets urged to send representatives during source code review- (Philstar)

Comelec: Some registrants may not be able to vote- (Philstar)

Why Comelec can't extend deadline for voter registration- (CNN)

Roxas: 'New set of faces' in Cabinet under my presidency- (Rappler)

October 2015

Poe vows to create inclusive gov’t, widens lead in new poll- (Inquirer)

Ghosts haunt Comelec office, and they’re not even voters- (Inquirer)

DFA-OVS, Comelec, TV5 International partner for overseas voting- (Philstar)

Old habits die hard, Comelec complains- (Inquirer)

Comelec reviewing fielding of Duterte- (Philstar)

‘Pray before you vote’ – Archbishop Soc- (Manila Bulletin)

#TheLeaderIWant: Mar Roxas on Daang Matuwid and decisiveness- (Rappler)

Six senatorial bets running as common candidates- (CNN)

Grace Poe apologizes for dropping Lacson- (Inquirer)

Poe’s party: Escudero has no secret deal with Binay- (Inquirer)

SC asked to scrap Comelec’s Oct. 31 deadline for voter registration- (Inquirer)

Poe-Escudero tandem announces complete Senate slate- (Rappler)

Comelec downplays errors in online voter records- (Rappler)

Roxas won’t drop election protest vs Binay- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec eyes Duterte ‘placeholder’ as nuisance bet- (Rappler)

Business groups tell presidentiables: Make good on campaign promises- (Philstar)

Comelec sets 3 days for local absentee voters- (CNN)

Binay opts to change format of 'presidential face-off'- (CNN)

Pollwatch: Only five are fit to run for president, six for VP, 44 for senators – Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec sets rules for early voting- (Manila Times)

Poe promises to invite best, brightest people in her Cabinet should she win- (Manila Bulletin)

Santiago promises courageous gov’t- (Inquirer)

785 candidates face lifetime poll ban- (Inquirer)

Comelec sets general voters' registration in Zambo Norte town- (Rappler)

Comelec refers Smartmatic’s poll sabotage case to DOJ- (Manila Bulletin)

Poe-Chiz senatorial slate known Thursday- (GMA News)

Comelec: No extension of voter registration- (Philstar)

Close to 6 million voter's ID cards remain unclaimed -- Comelec- (Interaksyon)

Presidentiables to woo business at annual summit- (Businessworld)

100 party-list groups get nod- (Philstar)

Escudero can’t replace Poe if she’s disqualified- (Inquirer)

195,000 voters in Davao Region still without biometrics- (CNN)

‘Not enough allocation for poll result transmission’- (Philstar)

No plan B on Poe’s disqualification case – Chiz- (Philstar)

Duterte on presidential run as substitute candidate: Let's see in December- (GMA News)

Pollwatch: Trillanes: Chiz is the ‘man to beat’- (Manila Bulletin)

Pollwatch: Bongbong vows fair fight as VP race becomes nasty- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec moves to junk 96% of presidential bets- (Rappler)

Comelec can’t stop early poll campaigning- (Philstar)

Mar wants his namesake declared ‘nuisance’- (Manila Bulletin)

Binay finally completes UNA Senate slate- (Rappler)

Comelec summons Grace Poe over citizenship case- (Rappler)

Comelec eyes extension of voter registration in areas affected by typhoon Lando- (Interaksyon)

Binay: No conditions on UNA 'guest candidates'- (Rappler)

Chiz slams VP Binay and LP’s offer for Gordon to file DQ cases against Poe- (Manila Bulletin)

Gordon: LP, UNA asked me to file case vs Grace Poe- (Rappler)

Poll watch: Poe-Chiz tandem forming powerhouse Unity Party – source- (Manila Bulletin)

3M voters still without biometrics - Comelec data- (GMA News)

Comelec, SEC to go after corporate campaign donors- (Rappler)

SEC, Comelec join forces vs illegal political contributions- (Inquirer)

PDI, GMA 7 to host first presidential debate- (Inquirer)

Palace hopes Mar gets Duterte's endorsement- (ABS CBN)

Overseas voters could be game changers–DFA- (Manila Times)

Who are on the Poe-Escudero senatorial slate?- (Rappler)

Comelec extends reactivation of overseas absentee voters’ registration- (Philstar)

‘Miriam to bring issues, excitement to campaign’- (Inquirer)

House passes bill freeing teachers from compulsory election duty- (Business Mirror)

Major political parties unable to complete senatorial slates- (Philstar)

UNA confirms first 11 senatorial bets of Binay- (Rappler)

Comelec starts weeding out nuisance candidates- (Manila Times)

No extension for COC filing; 76 presidential bets so far- (Philstar)

127 party-list groups register for 2016 polls- (Philstar)

Political dynasties to dominate Philippine polls in 2016- (ABS CBN)

Comelec Rolls Out Mobile Biometric Registration- (Find Biometrics)

Can Duterte change his mind? Yes, till Friday – Comelec- (Rappler)

Comelec to leave social media alone- (Manila Times)

Grace Poe, Chiz Escudero file COC- (Rappler)

De Lima, Guingona, Osmeña file COCs for senator- (GMA News)

Miriam confirms Bongbong is her VP- (ABS CBN)

Mar Roxas, Leni Robredo formalize 2016 tandem- (Philstar)

Comelec: Estrada can’t replace Binay- (Inquirer)

Stars outshine 2016 hopefuls at Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec eyes guidelines on nuisance candidates- (ABS CBN)

Poe readies Senate slate- (Inquirer) 

ROXAS VS BINAY 2010 | PET takes no action on VP's bid to throw out Mar's poll protest- (Interaksyon) 

Cayetano still waiting for Duterte- (Philstar)

Trillanes files 2016 candidacy for vice president- (Philstar)

17,211 Eastern Visayas voters no biometrics data - Comelec- (Interaksyon)

The right to file: Even ‘Lucifer’ running for president- (Philstar)

Comelec chief wants campaign spending limit increased- (ABS CBN)

Erap to run for president if Poe, Binay disqualified- (Rappler)

Comelec sounds alarm over pre-poll violence- (Manila Times)

Palace, Comelec welcome high number of aspirants for public office- (GMA News)

Miriam Santiago will run for president in 2016- (Inquirer)

Comelec, DFA urged to extend overseas absentee voting registration deadline- (Philstar)

Comelec revokes accreditation of dzMM after violating rules in COC filing coverage- (Inquirer)

He’s not running, says Duterte again- (Inquirer)

Comelec: No premature campaigning at this time- (CNN)

It’s mission impossible for some Senate bets- (Manila Times)

EH, DI WOW | 16 bets file CoCs for presidency on first day- (Interaksyon)

Finally, Bin-Go: Binay, Honasan to file candidacy- (Rappler)

Avoid circus, Comelec tells pols- (Philstar)

Roxas, Robredo to file COCs together- (Manila Bulletin)

Binay to file his CoC on Monday; Poe, Roxas, Duterte to file CoC on Thursday- (Manila Bulletin)

Civil servants not allowed in any political activity – Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec sets presidential, vice presidential debates- (Interaksyon)

‘20 years to hack OMRs’- (Philstar)

Binay seeks junking of Roxas protest- (Inquirer)

Grace Poe's camp fears exclusion from ballot- (ABS CBN)

Binay-Honasan tandem officially launched in Cebu today- (Philstar)

8 things to know about Leni Robredo- (Rappler)

Comelec, Smartmatic claim OMR machines can't be hacked because of
strong encryption- (Interaksyon)

Maguindanao wary over security issues- (Manila Times)

No clean polls in 2016 – Comelec- (Manila Times)

Gloria Arroyo to formalize re-election bid next week –spokesman- (GMA News)

Lacson no longer running for president in 2016- (Inquirer)

Duterte has drawn up ‘dream team’ of 8 senatorial bets, says supporter- (Inquirer)

Comelec names 8 groups to review source code- (Inquirer)

Miriam Santiago hints at presidential bid- (Inquirer)

Good news for overseas voters: Reactivation period extended- (ABS CBN)

Cut your entourage, Comelec tells bets- (Inquirer)

Poe answers citizenship issue at SET- (CNN)

Gordon urges regional debates- (Inquirer)

Comelec, BIR will track election donations together- (Sunstar)

For Palace, Marcos joining VP derby to benefit voters- (Philstar)

Guingona: Roxas will choose from 15 names in senatorial shortlist- (Interaksyon)

Comelec sets voters' registration till 9 pm- (Rappler)

Bongbong announces solo quest for Veep- (Inquirer)

Binay sees arrest scenario to disqualify him- (Philstar)

De Lima confirms Senate run- (Inquirer)

It's official: Pacquiao running for senator- (Rappler)

COMELEC gears up for filing of COCs- (PIA)

Comelec told: ‘No guns, no shootings, no victims’- (Manila Times)

Comelec holds off-site registration for inmates- (PIA)

Leni OKs team-up with Mar- (Inquirer)

It’s Binay-Honasan for 2016- (Philstar)

Binay, Poe, Roxas bare poll platforms- (Inquirer)

Comelec to urge bets to run green campaigns- (Inquirer)

No extension in registration of OFWs as voters- (Gulf Today)

Comelec to acquire more fingerprint scanners for last-minute registrants- (GMA Network)

Binay camp: 'Breakthrough' in VP talks with Marcos- (Rappler)

2016 aspirants urged not to be a ‘garpol’- (Inquirer)

Comelec won’t extend voters’ registration period- (Inquirer)

Deadline looms for overseas Filipinos’ elections registration- (Gulf Today)

LP: There is no Plan B; it’s Leni Robredo or bust- (Inquirer)

Grace Poe denies ties to late President Marcos- (GMA Network)

Interview: VP Binay answers questions from different sectors and voters- (CNN)

Palace vows no public funds will be used in Mar Roxas campaign- (GMA Network)

Comelec weighs bid to extend voters' registration- (Rappler)

CA allows GMA to post bail- (Manila Times)

Comelec assures credible 2016 elections- (Manila Bulletin)


September 2015

LP: Roxas free to choose his VP- (CNN)

VP Binay questions SWS poll, calls Grace Poe ‘American Girl’- (GMA Network)

Comelec sets guidelines on nuisance candidates- (Philstar)

Comelec extends period for political conventions- (GMA Network)

Mar Roxas formally anointed as LP standard-bearer- (Inquirer)

Bongbong talking with VP Binay, hints at announcement in coming days- (GMA Network)

SC creates special courts for local election cases- (ABS CBN)

Comelec may defer to SET ruling on Poe- (Philstar)

Many party-list groups turned down from taking part in 2016 elections —Comelec- (GMA Network)

Comelec mulls strike-two policy for offenders of expense rules- (Businessworld)

Remember the dates: No voter registration during COC filing- (ABS CBN)

Comelec chair says law needed on premature campaigning, spending limits- (GMA Network)

Young Fil-Am leaders urge compatriots to vote in PH ’16 polls- (Inquirer)

Binay, Mar, Bongbong grace NUP nat’l convention; Poe a no-show- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec will not extend voters’ registration- (Manila Times)

Comelec to reshuffle field directors, personnel- (ABS CBN)

Comelec eyes debates among local candidates- (Philstar)

Roxas, Binay, Marcos to face NUP Monday- (Inquirer)

Binay mum on possible tandem with Bongbong- (Philstar)

Comelec assures enough teachers will serve as BEIs in 2016 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec set to lease warehouse for OMR machines- (ABS CBN)

Pulse Asia poll: Mar Roxas survey bump explained- (ABS CBN)

Grace thanks President for ‘supporting’ her presidential bid- (Manila Bulletin)

Participants in OMR machines source code review may apply until September 30- (Philstar)

Bongbong expected to announce presidential bid in Pangasinan- (Philstar)

SWS poll: Poe, Binay, Roxas in ‘statistical tie’- (Inquirer)

Comelec to bring counting machines overseas- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec reports more voters- (Manila Times)

DILG chief, Comelec chair get CA nod- (Inquirer)

Aquino: Let people 'judge' Grace Poe- (Rappler)

LP set to reveal Roxas running mate in a week- (Interaksyon)

Binay-Marcos, 91% done deal- (Manila Bulletin)

Binay still wants Honasan on VP shortlist- (ABS CBN)

NUP to meet with Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, VP Binay on Sept 28- (Rappler)

Liberal Party to announce senatorial ticket next week- (CNN)

Binay: 3 candidates front-runners for my vice- (Inquirer)

Poe, Roxas elated by SWS survey; VP hits former interior secretary- (Inquirer)

Binay: Poe, Roxas can't campaign like I do- (Rappler)

Poe a naturalized citizen under international law- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec prepares for presidential debates- (Manila Times)

Grace Poe to undergo DNA test- (Rappler)

8 malls qualify as vote centers for 2016 polls- (Philstar)

Poe keeps lead in SWS survey; Roxas leaps over Binay- (Inquirer)

Mar-Leni tandem almost sealed- (Philstar)

Drilon to SET: Decide on Poe citizenship case immediately- (Rappler)

Comelec requires bets: Junk foreign citizenship- (Rappler)

No TRO, but SC tells Comelec, Smartmatic to comment- (Inquirer)

Comelec sets limit on reviewers of local source code- (ABS CBN)

Up to 5M will benefit from mall voting - Comelec chair- (Interaksyon)

WATCH: Grace Poe endorses Chiz Escudero- (ABS CBN)

For president: I am Grace Poe, Filipino- (Philstar)

Palace: Roxas running on platform of continuity- (Inquirer)

Binay on Poe candidacy: No big deal; Roxas, LP not threatened- (Inquirer)

Roxas, Binay say they’re close to picking their running mates- (Inquirer)

Comelec maps out more concrete plans for mall voting- (CNN)

Only 3.1M voters still without biometrics–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Chiz Escudero to declare VP bid Sept 17- (Rappler)

Poe to seek presidency- (Philstar)

Comelec presents carton voting booths prototype- (CNN)

Critics to SC: Junk Comelec ‘spending splurge’- (Rappler)

Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano hopes to be Secretary Mar's running mate- (Interaksyon)

‘Grace Poe biggest threat in 2016’- (Manila Times)

Ballots to be shipped in April, says Comelec- (Inquirer)

SWS: Only 3 in 4 adults eligible to vote in 2016- (Businessworld Online)

Poe wants disqualification case junked Asap- (Inquirer)

Aquino stumps for Mar Roxas- (Inquirer)

Teachers to get the same pay rate for 2016 polls – Comelec- (Manila Bulletin)

When Tagle, Binay, Roxas, Poe meet- (Inquirer)

Mar Roxas meets Danding Cojuangco's NPC- (ABS CBN)

Comelec to clean, reuse 5,000 old PCOS machines- (Rappler)

Binay vows to pursue peace if elected president- (Manila Times)

Noy not giving up on Poe- (Manila Times)

Comelec to be probed on printing- (Manila Standard Today)

Duterte retiring, won’t seek presidency- (Philstar)

Cardinal Tagle meets with Binay, Poe, Roxas- (ABS CBN)

Mark Cojuangco 'fights for Binay' in NPC meeting- (Rappler)

LP stalwarts want Roxas to drop Poe as VP- (CNN)

Comelec: No voter registration on Oct. 12-16- (Manila Bulletin)

Poe presents papers proving citizenship- (Inquirer)

Binay to woo NPC members today- (Philstar)

No extension of voter’s registration – Comelec- (Philstar)

LDP may support Grace’s presidential bid- (Philstar)

Binay: No politicians in Cabinet should I become president- (CNN)

Mar Roxas: Plenty of time to pick running mate- (Inquirer)

Comelec open for voters’ reg on Saturdays, holidays- (Rappler)

Comelec wants to see more women candidates in 2016 polls- (Interaksyon)

All PCOs machines to be used in 2016 are new, COMELEC assures- (PIA)

DOCUMENTS: Proof of citizenship submitted by Grace Poe to SET- (Rappler)

'Grace, Chiz announcing candidacy this month'- (ABS CBN)

SC upholds election of top 12 senators in 2013- (Manila Bulletin)

Nacionalista Party denies merger with PDP-Laban- (Philstar)

Comelec raises ‘red flag’ alert on sore eyes- (Inquirer)

Grace Poe asks SET to dismiss disqualification case- (Interaksyon)

Solons want law to include party-list reps in local absentee voting candidates- (Philstar)

Nat'l labor party seeks accreditation, bets woo it for support- (Rappler)

Now it’s Honasan as possible Binay running mate- (Inquirer)

Comelec mulls using some old PCOS machines- (Inquirer)

No presidential, vice presidential bet for LDP- (Philstar)


August 2015

Comelec finalizing accreditation of party-list groups for 2016 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec cancels Sunday registration for Metro Manila voters- (Inquirer)

Comelec signs deals with Smartmatic, SLI Global Solutions- (CNN)

After Poe-Escudero, NPC to meet with Binay, Duterte, Roxas- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Source code review to start soon- (Inquirer)

‘Longer, earlier’ campaign period pushed- (Sunstar)

Roxas should consider getting another VP bet – Speaker- (Philstar)

NPC meets Poe, Escudero for third time- (CNN)

Grace thanks LP, Mar for keeping doors open for her- (ABS CBN)

Watchdogs seek SC help vs Comelec’s ‘sham bidding’- (Rappler)

‘Poe’s high ratings not enough for LP’- (Philstar)

Garcia: Cebuano votes could favor Duterte- (CNN)

Bayan accuses LP of using govt funds for Mar campaign- (The Manila Times)

Poe is voters’ choice for president, Escudero for VP – Magdalo poll- (Inquirer)

OMRs ready by January – Comelec- (The Manila Times)

Comelec: No violations yet of political conventions rules- (Interaksyon)

Comelec launches 'Walang Forever' campaign for voter registration- (Philstar)

Comelec sets election period starting January- (Businessworld Online)

Poe, Chiz deny forming senatorial line-up for 2016- (Manila Bulletin)

Noy begins courting voting blocs- (Philstar)

Scrap Internet voting, Comelec urged- (Inquirer)

Binay, Roxas, Poe all in Cebu today- (Philstar)

Comelec bares 2016 calendar of activities- (Philstar)

Comelec may expand coverage of random manual audit- (Philstar)

Comelec drops overseas voters- (Inquirer)

Comelec sets scrutiny of voting machines 3 months before polls- (Rappler)

Cayetano proposed as Roxas’ VP- (Inquirer)

Comelec sets election calendar towards May 2016 polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec not giving up PCOS use- (Manila Times)

Majority of NPC back Poe-Escudero team- (Inquirer)

Poll campaign extension shelved- (Manila Standard Today)

‘Don’t pay NPA campaign fees for 2016 polls’- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec purges 1.3 million voters in list cleansing- (Interaksyon)

Comelec: OMR source code opened to public in October- (Philstar)

Comelec also gets complaint vs Poe over citizenship- (Philstar)

Aquino, Roxas honor Robredo as LP considers widow for VP- (Rappler)

Roxas officially asks Poe to be his running mate- (Businessworld Online)

Marcos, Cayetano, Trillanes for VP? NP to declare 'free zone'- (Rappler)

‘OMR lease P3 B costlier than refurbishment’- (Philstar)

Miriam backs Comelec's plans for presidential debates- (Rappler)

Not all Cabinet men to openly support Mar - (Philstar)

NP rejects alliance with UNA - (ABS CBN)

Roxas jokes of Mar-Garin tandem in 2016 - (Philstar)

Commissioner says Smartmatic forced Comelec’s hand - (Philstar)

Binay has core supporters of 35% - SWS - (CNN)

Poll deal leaves Comelec ‘sad’- (Inquirer)

Noy on Poe as VP bet: It’s Mar’s call now - (Philstar)

Leni Robredo an 'easy sell,' can beat Chiz Escudero- (Rappler)

Comelec to rent 93K machines for 2016 but what about 80K in storage?- (Inquirer)

NPC: All options for 2016 still open- (Philstar)

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO...? Lintang Bedol poll fraud case- (Inquirer)

PNP to recall security details of officials running in 2016- (Philstar)

Roxas ‘admires’ Robredo, but Poe remains top choice for VP- (Inquirer)

Will Smartmatic bag 2016 voting machine deals?- (Rappler)

SC urged to order Comelec to return to manual polls- (Inquirer)

No possibility for Roxas to be Poe’s running mate- (Inquirer)

Bataan poll protest case may provide evidence of fraud at local level- (Inquirer)

CBCP won’t endorse bets in 2016- (Manila Bulletin)

Poe, Escudero confirm meeting with NPC- (Philstar)

Comelec poll decision hangs- (Manila Times)

Govt allots P13B for elections- (Manila Standard Today)

Poll reform consortium says Comelec running out of time- (Philstar)

Grace Poe could propel NPC as PH’s biggest political party- (Rappler)

COMELEC Presses to Register Four Million Voters’ Biometrics- (FindBiometrics)

Bello tells Akbayan: Don't back Mar Roxas- (ABS CBN)

Duterte: I'll consider presidential bid if Reds give up armed struggle- (ABS CBN)

Comelec, CSI Mall partner for biometric registration- (PIA)

No more haciendero leadership, says Binay camp- (Philstar)

Erap defends Grace Poe: It’s all ‘black propaganda’- (Rappler)

Smartmatic’s ‘hold’ on Comelec scored- (The Manila Times)

2016 bets should push for 'sincerity' bills – Miriam Santiago- (Rappler)

Comelec to regulate online election campaigning- (CNN)

Comelec to hold presidential debates as 2016 election nears- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec warned: ‘No-el’ scenario must not happen- (Manila Standard Today)

Proposal to extend campaign period gets flak- (ABS CBN)

Comelec advisers insist: Re-use PCOS- (Manila Standard Today)

Marcos says Binay camp raised idea of 2016 tandem- (ABS CBN)

Gordon: Groups asking me to file case vs Grace Poe- (Rappler)

Binay wants Miriam as VP- (CNN)

Senator Chiz will not run against me - Poe- (Interaksyon)

‘Grace Poe has set mind on presidency’- (Rappler)

Comelec sets 2 crucial meetings to ensure automated polls- (Rappler)

Comelec down to 2 choices on poll system- (ABS CBN)

Comelec proposal: Submit campaign rally expenses within 7 days- (Rappler)

Convince Grace Poe, not me' - Chiz Escudero- (Rappler)

Comelec panel disqualifies lone bidder for poll machine refurbishment- (CNN)

Comelec eyes longer campaign period for 2016- (Rappler)

Bidding failure declared anew for PCOS upgrade- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: No more multiple voters’ lists in 2016 polls- (Business Mirror)


July 2015

Aquino chooses Roxas as candidate for Philippine presidential election in 2016- (Fox News)

PNoy endorses Roxas today- (Manila Standard Today)

Smartmatic closer to bagging all key election deals- (Rappler)

Comelec eyeing ‘third option’ for automated polls- (Businessworld Online)

Electoral sabotage rap filed vs Smartmatic officers- (ABS CBN)

VP Binay hopes for a clean elections based on platforms- (CNN)

Comelec: Smartmatic bags P1.7-B PCOS deal- (Philstar)

Grace out as LP standard bearer- (Philstar)

UNA, KBL holding talks to deal with electronic poll fraud- (Philstar)

Grace: Noy wants me as Mar’s VP- (Philstar)

LP resets Mar proclamation this week- (ABS CBN)

Volunteers wanted for biometrics drive- (Manila Times)

Comelec exec hails Aquino's push for anti-dynasty law- (Rappler)

Comelec challenge: Few bidders for automated polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec mulls registration at malls for absentee voters- (Philstar)

LP eyes Roxas-Cayetano tandem in 2016 elections- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec: Voters without biometrics down to 3.89 million- (Rappler)

Never say, no more time for clean and honest election- (Manila Times)

Miriam Santiago eyes presidency in 2016- (Rappler)

NPC poised to provide Grace, Chiz machinery- (ABS CBN)

Belmonte: Liberal Party will stand by Aquino's presidential bet- (CNN)

3-cornered fight looms in 2016- (Rappler)

OFW voters' registration eyed in malls abroad- (Rappler)

Can’t afford more delays–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec taps 'wisdom of crowds' on voting in malls- (ABS CBN)

President Aquino, Grace Poe hold second meeting- (CNN)

Biometrics registration set- (Sunstar Davao)

Bautista: Comelec pressed for time to ensure automated polls in 2016- (GMA News)

Comelec may tap Pinoy technology- (Manila Standard Today)

Power to declare ‘nuisance’ bets disputed- (Manila Times)

Price tag of 2016 polls: P32.4 B – Escudero- (Philstar)

KBL wants to field Marcos-Duterte tandem- (Philstar)

‘Politicians who failed to file SOCE are not nuisance bets’- (Philstar)

Comelec open to negotiated PCOS deal- (Inquirer)

Comelec chief registers biometric data at mall- (Philstar)

VIDEO | Buy new OMR or repair PCOS? Comelec can't decide yet- (Interaksyon)

No time to sync Moro polls in 2016- (The Manila Times)

Comelec fines 4,600 candidates over unreported expenses- (Rappler)

Special registration for PWDs, elderly set July 17- (Sunstar)

Smartmatic, Comelec told to answer suits- (Inquirer)

Smartmatic bags P1.7-B voting machine contract- (Philstar)

FAST FACTS: Poll candidates who faced disqualification due to citizenship issues- (Rappler)

Stringent biometrics to eventually junk indelible ink – Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec to move precincts to malls- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec junks hybrid poll option for full automation- (Philstar)

Comelec: Time to amend law on poll expense limits- (Inquirer)

Noy meets with Grace, Chiz, wants common admin bet- (Philstar)

Comelec conducts satellite registration in Albay island-villages- (Inquirer)

Smartmatic wins P7.8-B poll deal- (Manila Times)

Comelec to stand firm on parallel bidding tracks for PCOS, OMR- (Interaksyon)

Comelec tries again to bid out P558-M election results transmission project
for 2016 polls- (GMA News)

Comelec to file charges against 32 candidates for campaign overspending- (GMA News)

Comelec charges 5 for manipulating 2001 election results- (Manila Bulletin)

Chiz asks Comelec: Drop hybrid poll, go for full automation- (Interaksyon)

Stop Comelec's P12-B OMR leasing project, bishops-led group asks SC- (Interaksyon)

Solon urges Comelec to use of hybrid system in 2016 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Comelec Registers Bulk of Voter Biometrics- (Find Biometrics)

Civic group launches #ListaNaYan voters campaign- (Rappler)

Hybrid system still among Comelec's options for 2016 polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec to consult public on options for 2016 elections- (Manila Bulletin)

Mar is LP's standard bearer, says party exec- (ABS CBN)

Comelec: At least 50 M registered voters for 2016 polls- (Philstar)

Comelec: Refurbishing 80K PCOS machines presents savings, cost advantages- (GMA News)

Comelec still can’t decide on lease bid- (Manila Standard Today)

Ex-commissioner wants Smartmatic out of Comelec projects- (CNN)

Comelec goes to the malls- (Inquirer)

Erap to run if Binay backs out- (Philstar)

Comelec reverses ruling disqualifying Smartmatic- (Philstar)