Philippine Election News

December 2013

Comelec errs in SOCE deficiency of 29 politicians- (Rappler)

YEARENDER: Midterm polls fortify success of first automated elections- (Philstar)

Teachers to earn P300 more for election service — DBM- (Inquirer)

99 local execs file valid poll expense statements- (Sunstar)

Comelec gets serious with campaign finances- (GMA News)

Comelec to distribute 40M voters’ identification cards in early 2014- (Inquirer)

City councilor told: See Comelec- (Sunstar)

Arroyo, 3 more solons comply with Comelec campaign finance rules- (Interaksyon)

SOCE issue closed, says Speaker Belmonte- (Inquirer)

66 of 400 elected execs heed Comelec order- (Inquirer)

15 of 20 congressmen filed SOCEs- (ABS CBN)

New reso cancels out Comelec order for pols to vacate posts- (Rappler)

DOJ to Comelec: File proper case to unseat elected pols- (Rappler)

DOJ: Comelec can't unseat execs- (Journal Online)

Belmonte: 10 of 20 solons filed SOCEs- (ABS CBN)

Smartmatic, academe support auto polls- (ABS CBN)

Gov. Vi vows to 'never, never' violate laws - lawyer- (ABS CBN)

'More heads to roll on poll expenses'- (ABS CBN)

Submission doesn’t mean full compliance: Comelec Manila evaluates SOCEs- (Philstar)

Comelec chief wants stiffer penalties for erring execs- (Inquirer)

Singson: COMELEC gave wrong SOCE forms- (Philstar)

Comelec needs department to track campaign funds - analyst- (ABS CBN)

Comelec vows to improve absentee voting for 2016 polls- (ABS CBN)

Comelec 'can't unseat elected pols'- (Rappler)

Belmonte: Comelec request for 20 solons to vacate seats is ‘OA’- (GMA News)

GMA, Ate Vi, ER Ejercito, Biazon must step down - Comelec- (ANC)

Comelec still owes P180M for PCOS machines- (Inquirer)

Comelec employees reminded not to accept cash gifts- (Inquirer)

Can PH still use PCOS machines in 2016?- (ABS CBN)

Coming soon: More malls as polling places for PWDs, elderly- (ABS CBN)

Comelec starts prep for 2016 polls- (Manila Bulletin)

Binay welcomes Lacson as possible opponent in 2016- (Philstar)

Gunmen kill poll official in Mindanao- (Gulf Today)

Disqualified Marinduque solon to stay as House member- (Businessworld Online)

It's final: SC upholds disqualification of Marinduque solon- (GMA News)

Maguindanao elections exec shot dead in N. Cotabato- (Inquirer)

Leonen: Abang Lingkod should not get party-list seat- (Rappler)

DILG: 700 barangay officials are senior citizens- (ABS CBN)

November 2013

Santiago to village officials: ‘Start working’- (Sunstar)

3 Surigao barangays face charges for nonpayment of election shares- (Minda News)

Barangay councilor from Tacloban takes oath in Davao- (Minda News)

Comelec: No Abang Lingkod proclamation- (Visayan Daily Star)

DILG eyes smooth power transition for village officials- (PIA)

Defeated bets file election protests- (Sunstar)

New brgy officials sworn into office; terms start Saturday- (Inquirer)

Comelec to appeal SC order giving disqualified party-list group seat in Congress- (GMA News)

Comelec stunned by Abang Lingkod ruling- (Sunstar)

Village poll bets gain reprieve on expenses- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec told to proclaim party-list rep- (Inquirer)

Comelec reminds barangay elections bets on SECE- (Sunstar)

Canvassing finished in 20 Zambo barangays- (ABS CBN)

Special polls in Bohol, Zamboanga ‘generally peaceful’- (Sunstar)

High voters’ turnout in special polls in Zamboanga City-Padaca- (Inquirer)

New set of barangay officials in Zamboanga City, Bohol may be proclaimed by Tuesday,
Comelec says- (Interaksyon)

Brgy. polls peaceful in Bohol, Zambo City despite recent crises- (Inquirer)

Comelec chief supervises Zambo barangay special election- (Interaksyon)

Village polls will be peaceful, orderly, Comelec assures voters- (Inquirer)

No backpacks, Comelec reminds Zambo voters on Nov. 25 brgy polls- (GMA News)

Comelec hopeful anti-dynasty bill will be passed- (Philstar)

House body OKs anti-dynasty bill- (Philstar)

Abang Lingkod still waiting for Comelec proclamation - (Visayan Daily Star)

Zamboanga gears up for Nov. 25 barangay polls- (ABS CBN)

COMELEC-Kalinga reminds candidates in Oct. 28 brgy polls to file SOCE- (PIA)

Emano swears in Oro, MisOr village officials- (Sunstar)

Overseas voter registration target higher for 2016 polls – DFA official- (GMA News)

Mail-in ballots for overseas voters a waste – migrant rights group- (GMA News)

Comelec in talks with foreign firms for overseas internet-voting- (GMA News)

Zambo election ballots checked- (Sunstar)

Comelec all set for Bohol, Zamboanga special polls- (Inquirer)

Zambo Sibugay teacher slain by gunman- (Business Mirror)

High court upholds proclamation of 38 winning party-list groups- (Daily Tribune)

Hold polls before counting numbers- (Visayan Daily Star)

3rd attempt to hold polls in Maguindanao town Thursday- (Sunstar)

Gun ban lifted- (ABS CBN)

Comelec division junks election protest case vs Quezon governor- (Inquirer)

City brgy officials take oaths- (Visayan Daily Star)

DavSur government takes holdover capacity for Davao Occidental- (PIA)

Plebiscite set for new barangay- (Businessworld Online)

Committed to fair, honest elections- (Sunstar)

Arson fails to disrupt barangay elections in North Cotabato- (Inquirer)

Poll bet files protest, seeks recount- (Sunstar)

Comelec OK sought on Customs reshuffle- (Manila Standard Today)

Special polls for 12 villages in North Cotabato town to be held Friday- (Inquirer)

Barangay Elections in the Philippines Test Security- (Asia Foundation)

COC filing in Zamboanga City starts Thursday- (Sunstar)

750 arrested for violating gun ban- (Inquirer)

Eastern Visayas poll fraud tied to poverty- (Inquirer)

Barangay bets asked to file statement of expenditures- (ABS CBN)

3 bets win barangay polls despite abduction- (Inquirer)

2013 village polls in ARMM a marked improvement from 2010’s–Comelec exec- (Inquirer)

Comelec urged to be sensitive to teachers' demands- (Sunstar)

Cops to serve as BETs for the special election in NortCot town- (PIA)

Gun ban still in force until November 12- (PIA)

Election tie settled in drawing of lots- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec allows Bohol barangay bets to distribute relief goods- (Philstar)

Comelec declines to name winners- (Manila Standard Today)

Even the dead cast votes, teachers say- (Inquirer)

Teachers can now claim poll honoraria- (Sunstar)

SC upholds Comelec ruling vs party-list group- (GMA News)

Break-in at Comelec office in Zamboanga City; 6 arrested- (Inquirer)

October 2013

Comelec: Only P2,000 per teacher released- (Sunstar)

91 percent of barangay winners proclaimed- (Inquirer)

Senators among recipients of illegal campaign donations - Brillantes- (Inquirer)

Comelec urges: File complaints on poll violations- (Sunstar)

Vote buying claims need proofs, says Brillantes- (Inquirer)

62 found looking to extend their stay in barangay posts- (Sunstar)

Barangay elections continue in 94 areas- (Inquirer)

Over 400 candidates face disqualification- (Inquirer)

Brillantes: Few problems in barangay elections- (ABS CBN)

IN PHOTOS: The barangay elections-  (Philstar)

Pasig’s ‘area of concern’ turns out ‘clean, honest’ barangay elections- (Inquirer)

PNP: 2013 barangay polls more violent than in 2010- (GMA News)

54 M voters turn out for barangay elections-  (Philstar)

What went wrong in barangay polls: Lente enumerates infractions- (Interaksyon)

Comelec optimistic on barangay polls, election paraphernalia distribution starts- (GMA News)

Comelec warns voters on ‘selfie’-  (Philstar)

Comelec, AFP, PNP ready for barangay polls in Maguindanao- (GMA News)

Comelec: ‘We are ready’- (Sunstar)

Voters reminded: Don’t write like a doctor- (Inquirer)

Politicians endorsing village bets 'not a violation'- (Sunstar)

Comelec warns Evasco he faces vote-buying raps- (Inquirer)

Comelec orders transfer of Bohol relief funds to Red Cross, but..- (Interaksyon)

Comelec to tap over 1,700 cops for ARMM barangay polls- (Philstar)

No SC ruling yet on Estrada disqualification case- (Inquirer)

Police beefs up security in S. Kudarat hotspot- (Minda News)

Comelec ready to release fund for PNP-AFP security ops on village polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec to bar village bets from relief work- (Inquirer)

Comelec collection from LGUs for barangay polls falls short of target- (GMA News)

Comelec to local execs: Don’t campaign for village bets in ‘non-partisan’ polls- (Inquirer)

Use eco-friendly campaign materials, bets told- (Sunstar)

Annoying jingles top complaint in village polls- (Inquirer)

10 Metro barangays on Comelec watch list- (Solar News)

Barangay polls in Bohol, Zamboanga City to be held Nov. 25- (Inquirer)

Misamis Occidental has a surplus of 339 Yellow Metal Ballot Boxes- (PIA)

451, including Abra mayor, arrested for violating gun ban- (Inquirer)

Comelec distributes Oct. 28 ballots- (Visayan Daily Star)

Village chief nabbed in Marinduque drug bust operation- (Philstar)

Cebu priest suspended for poll bid- (Inquirer)

PIA to spearhead voters education forum- (PIA)

Comelec postpones barangay polls in Bohol- (Philstar)

Ballots arrive; Army confirms NPA extortion- (Sunstar)

6,195 barangays declared areas of concern- (Philstar)

Comelec urges use of common posting areas- (Sunstar)

Village candidates join ‘unity walk’- (Inquirer)

Comelec warns candidates on filing campaign expense reports- (Businessworld Online)

PNP: It’s all quiet at the campaign front- (Inquirer)

10 hot spots tagged- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec bans political rallies along 22 major roads in Metro Manila- (Interaksyon)

Comelec reminds barangay poll aspirants to follow laws- (Mindanews)

Comelec eyes more pay for teachers for village polls- (Inquirer)

MMDA asks Comelec to regulate use of roads for campaign- (Philstar)

DepEd-Misamis Occidental, ready to serve in Barangay Elections- (PIA)

Comelec: COC filing ends Thursday- (Inquirer)

Comelec, PNP, AFP unite their forces to secure peaceful barangay polls- (PIA)

Poll chief expects higher voter turnout, 'worse' violence at upcoming elections- (GMA News)

Comelec puts up pilot polling places for PWDs, senior citizens- (GMA News)

NegOcc has 120 election areas of concern- (Sunstar)

Voters to ratify or reject creation of new Davao province in village polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec to check if village polls can proceed in quake-stricken areas- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Expose vote-buying bets- (Manila Standard Today)

Poll exec charged for not giving teachers’ allowance- (Sunstar)

Mayor removed for false info- (Inquirer)

Comelec unlikely to extend period of filing of COCs- (ABS CBN)

6,405 teachers in GenSan, SouthCot to serve in barangay polls- (Minda News)

Barangay bets reminded: Keep polls clean- (Solar News)

Comelec website to post names of disqualified b’gay poll bets- (Philstar)

Comelec to fast-track massive registration of PWDs- (Minda News)

Comelec wants no holdovers in Zamboanga villages- (Inquirer)

Comelec opens filing of COCs for barangay polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec to bets: Follow rules or risk disqualification- (ABS CBN)

20 poll officers reassigned- (Sunstar)

Zamboanga village elections need clearance from PNP, AFP—Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec: PNP, AFP to receive less budget for village polls- (Inquirer)

7,000 barangays in Comelec watch list- (Solar News)

Comelec warns bets: No campaign until Oct. 18- (Inquirer)

Comelec finishes printing ballots for barangay polls- (Sunstar)

Comelec wants Zambo special polls held before Nov. 30, 2013- (GMA News)

Comelec to pursue election offense against Antique Gov. Javier- (Interaksyon)

Comelec suspends barangay elections in Zamboanga City- (Philstar)

Cops to serve as election inspectors in villages with high threat level- (Inquirer)

Brillantes rejects Ejercito defense in campaign overspending- (ABS CBN)

Comelec division disqualifies Isabela mayor for vote-buying- (GMA News)

Comelec: No second winner- (Manila Standard Today)

UNA backs Tingting on digital poll fraud- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec scrambles to get LGU contributions for barangay polls- (ABS CBN)

Nearly 1K Maguindanao cops might serve as poll inspectors amid teachers’ safety fears- (Inquirer)

Senate starts deliberations on SK reform proposals- (Philstar)

Comelec: Find your voting precinct online- (Sunstar)

Comelec to go after ‘illegal’ donors- (Inquirer)

SK elections postponed- (Businessworld Online)

SK reforms to bring us back to Kabataang Barangay?- (Rappler)

SK polls dead, says Brillantes- (Inquirer)

Tingting bares poll fraud- (Manila Standard Today)

Bulacan mayor ousted for vote-buying- (Inquirer)

ER defends self over Comelec disqualification case- (Journal Online)

‘High rollers’ rule Senate donors, give P795-M in campaign funds- (GMA News)

700 teachers shun poll duty- (Inquirer)

DSWD with partners DILG, Comelec, relaunches Bawal ang Epal Dito campaign- (PIA)

Comelec stops CCT release during barangay polls- (Philstar)

Cebu City to submit P16M for polls- (Sunstar)

DSWD, DILG, Comelec to regulate use of anti-poverty program in village polls- (GMA News)

Comelec: Iloilo has most number of barangay chiefs with three terms- (GMA News)

Davao vice mayor asks Comelec for strict gun ban- (Solar News)

Comelec to disqualify mayor for vote-buying- (GMA News)

Oct. 28 polls declared a holiday- (Philstar)

Comelec warns barangays on poll expense sharing- (Sunstar)

Laguna Gov. Ejercito files motion vs. disqualification- (GMA News)

Comelec launches drive vs poll bets' use of 4Ps delisting threat to get votes- (GMA News)

PNP to seek postponement of Zamboanga City village polls- (Inquirer)

Village bets told: Don’t be ‘epal’- (Philstar)

Top execs of barred firms funded Senate bets, parties- (ABS CBN)

No Comelec record of any campaign donation by Napoles- (Inquirer)


September 2013

Comelec, police lead 'Unity Walk' for peaceful barangay elections- (PIA)

Cops nab first gun ban violator in ARMM- (Philstar)

SK postponement bill awaits PNoy signature - (ABS CBN)

30 Negros Occidental villages under election watch- (Sunstar)

Comelec monitors Bacolod barangays- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec may postone Zambo polls if...- (ABS CBN)

After Jinggoy's cousin, Comelec may disqualify Aquino ally- (Philstar)

ER Ejercito to appeal Comelec disqualification ruling- (GMA News)

Comelec gun ban to take effect at midnight- (Inquirer)

Comelec disqualifies Laguna Gov. Ejercito- (Philstar)

Comelec continuously cleansing Baguio voters list- (Solar News)

Election period starts Sept. 28, Comelec reminds public, candidates on regulations- (PIA)

Leyte comelec supervisor approves early delivery of election supplies- (PIA)

Brillantes lauds deferment of SK polls- (Inquirer)

SK polls’ postponement a cinch after House vote- (Inquirer)

Comelec to discuss security measures for village polls with PNP, AFP Monday- (Inquirer)

Barangay polls in Zamboanga City may be decided Monday- (Sunstar)

Comelec Leyte ready for barangay and SK elections- (PIA)

Comelec sees postpone SK bill okayed by end of September- (Sunstar)

Bgy polls set Oct. 28, 2013- (Journal Online)

Police to work with Army to ensure peaceful village polls- (Sunstar)

More than half of barangay polls ballots printed- (Sunstar)

Comelec indicts Antique governor for suspension of mayor- (Inquirer)

BO-PK questions handling of ballots- (Inquirer)

Electoral tribunal favors recount bid for vice mayoralty race in Puerto Princesa- (Interaksyon)

Comelec asks voters: yes or no to creation of Davao Occidental- (Inquirer)

Comelec to publish list of overstaying barangay officials as part of shame drive- (Interaksyon)

Police: 62 villages ‘critical’ for poll-related incidents- (Sunstar)

Comelec meeting PNP, AFP as it expects violent barangay and SK polls- (Interaksyon)

Senate approves measure to postpone SK elections- (Sunstar)

Youth groups protest postponement of SK elections without ‘hold over’- (Manila Bulletin)

Brillantes: Try appointing SK officials- (Sunstar)

Subsequent registration of voters are invalid - Comelec- (PIA)

Local COMELEC official supports moves to abolish the Sangguniang Kabataan- (PIA)

DILG, Comelec target overstaying village execs- (Philstar)

Comelec saves P148 B through use of excess ballots- (Philstar)

Comelec: SK polls shelving possible- (Sunstar)

Comelec to tap Philpost for ballot delivery- (ABS CBN)

Official: 'Wait-and-see’ on SK abolition- (Sunstar)

Caloocan mayor dissuades over-staying barangay officials from seeking re-election- (PIA)

Senate bill for 2016 Sanggunian Kabataan polls a go- (Manila Standard Today)

Napoles, Luy bankrolled Pasig bet, party-list group- (ABS CBN)

Comelec slows down in SK polls preparation- (Inquirer)

'Mr. and Mrs. Napoles' were election contributors - Brillantes- (ABS CBN)

House committee approves bill postponing SK polls to 2016- (Rappler)

90 Negros barangays considered as election hotspots- (Sunstar)

Comelec urges early filing of application for gun ban exemption- (PIA)

Abolition of Comelec ‘pork’ pressed- (Philstar)

‘Give up Comelec intel fund’- (Inquirer)

Comelec begins printing of ballots for barangay polls- (ABS CBN)

House studying proposal to postpone SK polls- (Philstar)

Congress can still scrap youth councils–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec resolution questioned- (Sunstar)

Youth official seeks to oust ‘flying voters’- (Sunstar)

Comelec chief wants SK polls in 2016- (ABS CBN)

Congress prodded to decide on polls- (Manila Standard Today)

Teens, elderly majority comprise new Oro voters- (Sunstar)

Marcos wants to postpone SK polls to 2014- (ABS CBN)

Comelec wants postponement of SK polls- (ABS CBN)

In E. Visayas, 4,000 village execs are on final terms- (Inquirer)

No personal gun ban exemptions for barangay, youth polls - Comelec- (Interaksyon)

Comelec reactivates gun ban committee- (Sunstar)

Comelec to use excess ballot papers for barangay, SK polls- (Philstar)

Comelec issues guidelines on polling precincts for elderly, PWDs- (Philstar)

'HABOL HAGEDORN' | Comelec orders recount for vice mayoralty race in Puerto Princesa- (Interaksyon)


August 2013

Janet a poll campaign contributor? Comelec checking - (Philstar)

Comelec in search of Napoles fund recipients in SECEs- (Sunstar)

Comelec forms team to probe illegal ballot printing in QC- (Inquirer)

34 voter applicants file inclusion petitions- (Visayan Daily Star)

No Napoles in Comelec records of presidential campaigns - (Philstar)

Brgy, SK polls are non-partisan- (PIA)

Comelec executive in N Ecija ambushed- (Manila Standard Today)

Fate of PCOS hangs in balance- (Rappler)

Comelec Chair Brillantes proposes to abolish campaign period- (GMA News)

Comelec extends COC filing for village, SK polls- (Inquirer)

CA reskeds hearing on habea data plea vs Comelec- (ABS CBN)

CA hears habeas data plea vs Palace, Comelec- (Business Mirror)

Poll officer to meet with brgy captains- (Visayan Daily Star)

Registration ‘manipulated’; Comelec mulling probe- (Sunstar)

SC junks petition against automated polls- (ABS CBN)

Surigao poll board grills ‘questionable’ voters- (Mindanews)

DILG, Napolcom, PNP to act as Comelec deputies for the Oct. 2013 elections- (PIA)

Comelec won’t appeal SC ruling on seniors’ party list- (Inquirer)

Malapitan wants no barangay holdovers in October election- (Manila Standard Today)

COMELEC reports new registrants in Antique- (PIA)

Comelec Siquijor expects 5% hike of voters in brgy, SK polls- (Visayan Daily Star)

COC for Oct. BSK elections must be filed personally – Comelec- (PIA)

Barangay execs warned against 4th term- (Inquirer)

Comelec bids out P184.60M of carbonless paper for October elections- (PIA)

Comelec starts ERB hearing- (PIA)

Cotabato Comelec office hit by blast- (Philstar)

Not this time, teachers tell Comelec- (Inquirer)

Suspected ‘flying voters’ discovered- (Sunstar)

Comelec: Early preparations to ensure no delays in polls- (Sunstar)

Palace: Up to court to decide on house arrest for Gloria Arroyo- (GMA News)

Comelec urges professionals to run for barangay posts- (Sunstar)

1.8M new voters registered for barangay, SK polls, twice than expected- (Inquirer)

SC upholds Comelec disqualification of Cocofed party-list- (GMA News)

Police vow to stop vote-buying in barangay polls- (Philstar)

Napoles daughter backs out of party list- (Rappler)

Media group files charges vs. COMELEC- (Mindanao Examiner)

SC asks Lim, lawyer to respond to Comelec comment on Erap disqualification case- (GMA News)

Estrada asks SC to dismiss disqualification case vs him- (Inquirer)

Comelec releases NCR’s voter registration results- (PIA)

Comelec: Gun ban exemption permits issued in May valid for barangay, SK polls- (Sunstar)

Comelec ready for early campaigning, violence- (Philstar)

High turnout in SK, brgy registration in Pangasinan- (PIA)

30 poll registrants face raps over false documents- (Philstar)

4Ps used to lure people to list up- (Inquirer)

Police expect intense poll rivalry in October- (Visayan Daily Star)

Biometrics to weed out illegal registrants- (Inquirer)

Comelec reviewing voter registration- (Philstar)

High turnout of voters in Negros - Comelec- (Sunstar)

Suspected flying voters eyed in Pangasinan -- exec- (Sunstar)

Let Comelec deal with 'hakot' voters: Palace- (ABS CBN)

Comelec chief: Village, youth councils ought to be abolished- (Inquirer)

Tension mars Palawan barangay poll registration over alleged irregularities- (GMA News)

Aquino urged to certify as urgent bill moving SK polls to 2016- (Sunstar)

SC urged to keep poll materials in Laguna warehouse- (Sunstar)

Deluge of new voters baffles Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec: No extension- (Sunstar)


July 2013

Comelec can order survey firms to name some clients- (ABS CBN)

SC ‘partially restrains’ Comelec on poll surveys- (Inquirer)

Poll fraud, dynasties to fade with pork barrel abolition- (Philstar)

Comelec still printing ballots for May 13 elections?- (Inquirer)

Poll watchdog: We want Comelec intel data- (Rappler)

Security forces tasked to ensure poll safety- (Businessworld Online)

Pulse Asia, SWS score vs. Comelec in latest SC ruling- (GMA News)

Comelec: Pacquiao won’t meet age requirement to run for president in 2016- (Inquirer)

Priests asked to tweet- (Inquirer)

CA to hear petition vs Comelec’s use of P30-M intel funds today- (Philstar)

Young registrants overwhelm Comelec staff in Iloilo- (Inquirer)

SWS, Pulse Asia seek SC's help vs Comelec- (ABS CBN)

No voter listup extension–Comelec- (Inquirer)

Registrants swarm poll offices- (Philstar)

First-time voters allowed register via express lanes- (Sunstar)

Comelec lacks funds for barangay, SK polls- (ABS CBN)

2016 run for Palace not in Grace Poe’s plans- (Inquirer)

Long queues mar SK registration in QC- (ABS CBN)

Speaker praises SC decision on Senior Citizens party-list-(Sunstar)

Comelec notes good turnout as many register for barangay and SK polls-(Interaksyon)

It's final: Joint DOJ-Comelec panel that probed Arroyo is legal- (GMA News)

SC reverses Comelec: Senior Citizens qualified for party list- (Rappler)

Marinduque lawmaker withdraws case in SC- (ABS CBN)

SC junks Arroyo appeal on electoral-sabotage case- (Business Mirror)

Erap assures SC he can prove Arroyo's absolute pardon- (ABS CBN)

Teens troop to Comelec- (Inquirer)

SC has last say on 3 vacant party-list seats—Comelec- (Inquirer)

Comelec checking for over-aged SK registrants- (Manila Bulletin)

Brgy officials not allowed inside registration centers- (Visayan Daily Star)

Three party-lists to get seats in Congress- (Businessworld Online)

LP to challenge SC decision on poll protest cases- (ABS CBN)

Brillantes tells Gordon: Why the drama on source code?- (Inquirer)

Ex-congressman Ebdane wants manual vote recount in Zambales- (Rappler)

Young Filipinos who witnessed poll cheating likely to migrate, says study- (Inquirer)

House asked to recognize Comelec proclamation of justice’s son- (Inquirer)

We’ve done our part, Comelec says of Marinduque proclamation- (Inquirer)

If Comelec bungles website, what more poll automation?- (Philstar)

Senate bets, parties splurge P446M on pre-campaign ads- (ABS CBN)

Single precinct for PWDs, seniors urged for barangay polls- (Rappler)

Villages asked to help finance polls- (Inquirer)

Comelec: Napoles daughter not among party list’s nominees- (Inquirer)

Comelec denies spending intel funds vs poll watchdog- (ABS CBN)

DILG-8 to provide Comelec a list of 3rd-termer barangay officials- (PIA)

Senate bets' expense reports don't match ad sums- (ABS CBN)

Group invokes people’s initiative vs dynasties- (Inquirer)

Comelec suspends validation of biometrics data effective July 12- (PIA)

SC orders Brillantes to answer Gordon’s contempt plea vs Comelec- (Inquirer)

SC refers poll watchdog's case vs. Comelec to CA- (GMA News)

SC orders hearings on Comelec's intel funds- (ABS CBN)

Comelec dismisses poll protest vs Lamitan City mayor- (Philstar)

Registration set for SK, barangay polls- (ABS CBN)

Bong decries 'Palace plot'- (Journal Online)

Comelec website displaying reduced senatorial votes- (Philstar)

Keep PCOS machines- (Malaya)

Comelec asks Aquino to certify as urgent bill abolishing SK- (Inquirer)

Comelec given P30 M to clean up poll mess?- (Philstar)

Poll case takes disgusting twist- (Inquirer)

Comelec may proclaim 3 more party-list groups- (ABS CBN)

Comelec shelves voters mandatory biometrics- (Businessworld Online)

Comelec issues COC guidelines for barangay elections- (Businessworld Online)

P465-M donations from kin, own money sent 11 to Senate- (Malaya)

Senators JV Ejercito & Grace Poe: Foundations in aid of election (PCIJ)- (Mindanao Examiner)

Comelec suspends biometrics validation- (GMA News)

Comelec 8 reminds voters to submit to biometric Registration- (PIA)

Quezon lawmaker: Mid-term election case moot and academic- (Manila Standard Today)

‘Reform SK, fight political dynasties at same time’- (Inquirer)

Campaign vs private armies- (Manila Standard Today)

Comelec announces activities for the synchronized barangay, SK elections- (PIA)

SC gives Erap more time to respond to disqualification case — court sources- (GMA Network)

Comelec tells voters: Submit to biometrics data validation- (PIA)

Eastern Visayas RLECC prepares for SK and Brgy. elections- (PIA)

Comelec throws out Aga Muhlach’s complaint- (Inquirer)

LP senators Guingona, Aquino buck SK abolition, say youth need to be heard- (Inquirer)

Quezon solon urges Comelec to dismiss protest filed by rival- (Business Mirror)

More problems due to Comelec- (Philstar)

Group sues PPCRV, poll execs over PCOS flaws- (Inquirer)

Comelec asks NSO for the national list of deceased persons of voting age- (PIA)

Comelec chief: What spying?- (Inquirer)

Group wants new automated system in 2016 polls- (ABS CBN)

Estrada asks SC for more time to answer disqualification case- (Inquirer)

May 13 polls legit, Palace says- (ABS CBN)

Youth council abolition pushed- (Manila Standard Today)

Poll watchdog accuses Comelec of spying, seeks SC help- (GMA Network)

More votes than voters in Pasay; pre-empting Comelec’s alibi- (Philstar)

17 PMA alumni members elected in May polls- (Philstar) 

Hataman re-appoints 4 ARMM execs- (Philstar) 

All senators complied with rule–Comelec- (Inquirer)

9 million may lose right to vote in ‘16- (Malaya)