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What you need to know about overseas absentee voters

Apr 09, 2016 - 12:40 PM

There are at least 1 3 million registered overseas Filipino voters for the 2016 polls but voter turnout has not been high

Filipinos living overseas prepare to cast their vote at a polling center in Dubai on April 12, 2010. Nine million Filipinos live outside the Philippines with many working as maids, nurses, construction workers and sailors and the 590,000 registered voters can cast their votes until May 10. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB

Comelec launches online voters' registration for 2016 polls

Oct 20, 2014 - 5:32 PM

The poll body rolls out its iRehistro project in all Comelec offices in Metro Manila It will be tested in Madrid Spain starting November 3 for overseas voters

Comelec opens voter registration center for OFWs

Oct 01, 2014 - 1:45 PM

UPDATED Before they embark on their journeys abroad overseas absentee voters may now register in the Philippines for the 2016 polls

OFW REGISTRATION. An overseas worker has her picture taken at the Comelec Overseas Voter Registration Center in OWWA-Intramuros in Manila, as Vice President Jejomar Binay and Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr look on. Joel Leporada/Rappler

OFWs launch online drive to restore overseas voting fund

Sep 25, 2014 - 5:41 PM

The Department of Budget and Management has taken out of the election commission s proposed 2015 budget the P89 6 million for overseas voting preparations

VOTER'S REGISTRATION. Overseas absentee voters register for the 2016 elections at the Philippine embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Photo by the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh

Comelec to try touchscreen voting in 2016 polls

Sep 02, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Direct recording electronic machines will be used in select metropolitan areas to test if they can be used widely in succeeding elections PCOS machines however will remain the primary technology in 2016

Filipino voters in Saudi Arabia register for 2016 polls

May 09, 2014 - 2:47 PM

As in Saudi Arabia overseas absentee voters in other countries have until October 31 2015 to register with Philippine embassies

VOTER'S REGISTRATION. Overseas absentee voters register for the 2016 elections at the Philippine embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Photo by the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh

OAVs flock to polling centers abroad

May 13, 2013 - 7:34 AM

Overseas absentee voters vote early in polling centers abroad

Comelec expects 60% turnout in overseas voting

Apr 14, 2013 - 10:00 AM

The expected turnout is high compared to 25 percent in 2010 but Comelec is banking on the expanded and modified postal voting made available this year

Delisting of overseas voters angers expats

Feb 26, 2013 - 2:30 AM

Comelec disqualifies more than 200 000 overseas voters for failing to vote in the last two elections Expats say the poll body is clueless about their concerns

LAW MISUNDERSTOOD. San Francisco-based lawyer Rodel Rodis (right) says the Comelec erred in disqualifying more than 200,000 overseas voters.

DFA just short of target 1M overseas voters

Nov 06, 2012 - 8:27 PM

More than 960 000 overseas voters registered for the 2013 elections more than ever before but just short of the 1 million target

Comelec, I’m a double registrant

Nov 04, 2012 - 5:45 AM

What if there are other overseas voters like me whose registrations back home are still active?