In its assessment, the poll watchdog says the 2016 polls was 'better managed' compared to the 2010 and 2013 automated elections
Results of the manual audit of poll results from 715 randomly selected clustered precincts will undergo verification starting Tuesday, says a Namfrel official
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Namfrel says possible causes of delay include the bidding for thermal paper to be used in printing voting receipts
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago is the sole presidential bet who did not spend hundreds of millions of pesos on 'pre-campaign ads'
Carmelite sisters recall how they helped protect the country's first female president and ultimately, restore Philippine democracy, 30 years ago
Eric Alvia of Namfrel says that to set a level playing field among all candidates, we should look at state funding, admittedly a difficult push
David Balangue is 'expected to steer' the election watchdog's engagement in the 2016 national and local elections
The Global Network of Domestic Election Monitors elects Damaso Magbual during their second organizational meeting in South Africa
Individual votes of candidates, as well as aggregate votes for each slate, vary from region to region. But when results converge at national average, they reflect the sentiment of the country favoring Team PNoy.
Villanueva calls for the creation of an 'elections truth commission' to investigate irregularities in this year's automated elections
The introduction of automation there has not prevented election operators from making a mockery of the electoral exercise
Poll watchdog points out that a huge number of unreported election results are from the ARMM, which is 'historically the capital of cheating'
The National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) thanked the Filipino people for a generally peaceful and organized midterm-elections
Election watchdog Namfrel urges Comelec to take the lead in pursuing mechanisms against vote buying
After allegations against city hall employees, Comelec orders a re-inventory of election materials to clear all doubts
Movie producer endorses 'president' for 2016, singer cries over Comelec ruling, and more
PPCRV received more than P5 million from an international organization for its volunteers' T-shirts in 2010, but stresses it came with 'no strings attached'
Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr hits Namfrel for publicly criticizing Comelec
Bishops serve as de-facto chairpersons of the election watchdog in the provinces. The active campaigning of some against certain candidates casts doubt on the PPCRV's non-partisan status.
Bishops are divided on whether to continue supporting the watchdog, which they think has grown cozy with Comelec and Smartmatic
Namfrel pursues a holistic approach in ensuring fair elections for 2013
The newly accredited group will guard the ARMM elections when it is, for the first time, synchronized with national and other local polls
Casting votes was quick, but Comelec watchdogs have to work on higher turnout, re-orienting poll clerks, and ensuring reliable signals for results transmission
One Vote, a coalition of mostly Protestant groups, will have access to voters' lists, machine tests, and election returns
Comelec is set to accredit Namfrel as its citizens' arm for the 2013 polls, with the poll watchdog expected to cooperate with its supposed rival, PPCRV
A group seen as PPCRV's rival – Namfrel – meanwhile has a pending petition before the Comelec to accredit it, too, as official watchdog
Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes explains that at a rate of 3,500 machines being repaired and checked in a day, the whole inspection could be over in just 2-3 weeks