The voters' data leak and a break-in at a Lanao town have put the Comelec, the National Privacy Commission, and the Data Privacy Act to the test
Special satellite voters' registration areas will be set up on March 8 in Metro Manila and in 22 highly-urbanized cities nationwide
The Comelec data leak must spark new conversations on data privacy both in government and the private sector, says the Foundation for Media Alternatives
As some lawyers outline possible legal scenarios, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez believes that adhering to the current progress of the case is the proper thing to do
After being found criminally liable by the National Privacy Commission following the voters' data leak in March 2016, the poll chief says they will file a motion for reconsideration
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US President-elect Donald Trump got the support of 42% of women voters, which contributed to his stunning victory
It's myopic for Pinoy Republicans to believe there is a place for them in a Trump White House
The registration period for overseas Filipino voters will be until September 30, 2018
Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim says 432,706 overseas Filipinos voted during the OAV from April 9 to May 9
'This involves a very crucial choice....Think of your loved ones and our beloved country,' Malacañang tells voters two days before the elections
Who among the 5 presidential candidates genuinely pushes for a simple, fair and equitable tax system?
Recent scandals involving the Iglesia ni Cristo cast doubt on the practice of bloc voting. Will INC members still obey their ministers on election day?
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Commissioner Christian Lim joins Commissioner Sheriff Abas in opposing a rule that allows voters to get replacement ballots
MacKeeper's Chris Vickery: "There was no password or authentication of any sort required. It was configured purely for public access."
'The weakest link in a social network is the one person who did not protect himself or herself'
Netizens express shock and anger after finding out that their birthdays, addresses, and passport info, among others, have been exposed
In a memorandum obtained by Rappler, Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the ballot replacement rule might 'eventually disenfranchise voters'
Davao is a city; Mayor Duterte is running to be president of an entire country. Name me a single all-out national drug war that has worked, and I will vote for Duterte.
Our system is more akin to that of some Latin American countries where 'split ticket' voting is allowed. The downside is we end up with the two top positions occupied by people who were not inclined to work together in the first place.
Despite the high initial turnout, the Philippine embassies in London and Seoul, among others, post a voter turnout of zero
There are at least 1.3 million registered overseas Filipino voters for the 2016 polls but voter turnout has not been high
(UPDATED) This year’s batch of overseas Filipino voters – the biggest in history – can cast their votes until 5 pm on May 9, Philippine time
The administration candidate banks on his local allies, led by the Cebu governor, to bring him votes
EXCLUSIVE: Hackers have obtained information about voters which could allow criminals to commit identity theft. This can be considered the biggest private data leak in Philippine history.
Hindi laro ang pagpapatakbo ng isang probinsiya, siyudad, o bayan. Kung mataas ang pamantayan natin para sa mga pambansang kandidato, lalo tayong dapat maging mapili sa kampanyang lokal.
To provide Cebuano voters the opportunity to watch the debates, several sectoral groups organize viewing parties across the province
While much has been written about the prevalence of dynasties in Philippine politics and about the reservation that political dynasties are unhealthy for a democratic society, not much has been written about the profile of their voters
'I will not offer or give bribes or gifts to corrupt the integrity of our democratic process'
Students of Our Lady of Fatima University in Caloocan says they will support Miriam Defensor Santiago despite her low ratings
Miriam Defensor Santiago's senate staff, composed mostly of young professionals, also man her campaign team
Just right after the 2012 general voters' list cleanup in ARMM, the region reports a high 27% increase in its voting population – higher than the national average – in 2016
How do presidential candidates plan to address the practice of political patronage, promote sustainable development, and increase income opportunity in Iloilo?
The tandem of Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr launches in Marcos country – Batac, Ilocos Norte
Meanwhile, 30 overseas posts will adopt the automated mode of voting in 2016, says the poll body
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The Comelec also sets up more clustered precincts for the national and local elections on May 9
In a 10-point guide, Catholic bishops also hit the use of government resources to campaign for candidates
In past elections, Mindanao supported mostly administration and LP candidates, except those vying for president and vice president. Will it do the same in 2016?
'We are of course very pleased that the SC saw it our way,' Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says
More than 900 women in Saudi Arabia are running for seats on municipal councils, the kingdom's sole elected public chambers
The high court says the 120-day no registration period under the law 'does not mandate that the period for registration should be up to that time'
Kim responds to a video that accuses her of not lining up to register to vote for the 2016 elections
Comelec records show that among the city's legislative districts, voters without biometrics data are the following: 45,504 people in the first district, 30,403 in the second district, and 24,108 in the third district
Former senator Panfilo Lacson believes that by sticking to its guns against a voters' registration extension, the Comelec is helping wean Filipinos away from the habit of doing things at the very last minute
Netizens tweet their photos and experiences during the last day of voters' registration