Former Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento succeeds Ambassador Henrietta 'Tita' de Villa, who co-founded election watchdog PPCRV in 1991
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Historically, the behavior of voters with regard to undervoting has been essentially the same in the last two presidential polls, PPCRV information technology director William Yu says
Should the Comelec grant the request for a 'special audit,' the Marcos camp can use it to delay and block some returns from being canvassed in Congress
But the election watchdog says its manual encoding and verification of election returns is still ongoing
Elmida Adela, a Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) volunteer, is attacked by still unidentified men on Tuesday morning, May 10
The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting, however, notes that 'the voter by and large was satisfied in learning that the receipt recorded what (he or she) had chosen'
(UPDATED) The Roxas camp immediately debunks the 'rumor' that vote counting machines are stored in the hotel which is located near the headquarters of the Liberal Party
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Rappler and PPCRV team-up to safeguard the 2016 elections. Marawi and Abra may soon be under ‘Comelec control’. CHR says the number of election-related violence cases rises to 53.
Duterte to seek help from economic minds. BEIs vulnerable without replacement ballot guide. Poe hits Aquino over “inefficiency”.
The Comelec says it will specify guidelines for issuing replacement ballots, but the PPCRV says the guidelines have yet to be released 6 days before the polls
Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says some of his colleagues 'just want to hold elections, any kind of elections', while he wants orderly and credible elections
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This comes as the Comelec draws flak for its supposed lack of urgency in its preparations for the May 9 polls
The regional police have requested the poll body for an additional 200 to 300 cops from Camp Crame to assist as board of election inspectors
Poll watchdog PPCRV also rejects the new Comelec rule that classifies 'frivolous objections' as an election offense
Election watchdog PPCRV also questions the mall voting proposal of Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista
The election watchdog says votes can now be bought wholesale for an estimated P30,000 to P50,000 per barangay
The convenor, PPCRV chair Henrietta de Villa, recalls a light moment between Secretary Roxas and Senator Poe during the picture-taking with Cardinal Tagle
(UPDATED) Vice President Binay, Interior Secretary Roxas, and Senator Poe meet with Cardinal Tagle in an event organized by the PPCRV
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III however asks: What will the Comelec do with the 82,000 PCOS machines it already bought from Smartmatic in 2012?
The Comelec, however, declares the special mayoral election 'generally peaceful
President Benigno Aquino III also orders the military and police to help ensure peaceful elections for Puerto Princesa mayor
CBCP head Archbishop Socrates Villegas adds: 'Your vote can bring heaven to the Philippines. Your vote can also bring hell to the Philippines.'
Negros Oriental election supervisor admits cases of vote-buying in the province.
After allegations against city hall employees, Comelec orders a re-inventory of election materials to clear all doubts
During an election forum, ex-Zambales governor Vicente Magsaysay caused a commotion when he confronted a priest and almost hit him
Faith leaders condemn escalating attacks on Pagadian candidates barely two weeks before election
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'
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
The newly accredited group will guard the ARMM elections when it is, for the first time, synchronized with national and other local polls
'I'm hoping that they get their act together,' says PPCRV's Ana de Villa-Singson, referring to various firms in charge of poll preparations
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Rappler talks to Ana de Villa-Singson- communications head of Comelec's 2013 elections citizen arm PPCRV
The Comelec calls the mock elections a success. But the machine and manual counts don’t match.
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
A special registration for people with disabilities was held throughout the country Saturday, August 11
Comelec admits allowing minors to register in the ongoing ARMM general voters registration, but says it has a solution to exclude them from the final list
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