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Duterte names Antonio Kho Jr Comelec commissioner

Jul 13, 2018 - 11:32 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte's 4 appointees now dominate the 7-member poll body

Duterte names Marlon Casquejo Comelec commissioner

Jun 20, 2018 - 10:31 AM

With Casquejo's appointment, President Rodrigo Duterte has one more new Comelec member to appoint

Duterte names CA justice Inting as Comelec commissioner

Apr 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM

(UPDATED) Hailing from Davao City, Court of Appeals Associate Justice Socorro Inting is the first new personality that President Rodrigo Duterte is introducing to the poll body

PHILIPPINE LEADER. President Rodrigo Duterte walks past honor guards as he is given foyer honors upon his arrival at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Change of Command Ceremony on April 18, 2018. Malacañang photo

Comelec employees support Bautista amid call for his resignation

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:46 PM

UPDATED Dozens of Comelec employees wear red to show their support for Chairman Andres Bautista a day after poll commissioners issued a statement against him

'WALANG BIBITAW.' A poster showing support for Comelec Chairman Bautista is seen along the hallway to his office, as cameramen of different TV networks stake out at the Comelec headquarters in Intramuros, Manila. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Comelec chair surprised by commissioners' call for his resignation

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Magkakasama kami kanina Wala namang sinasabi sa aking magpapa press con Hindi man lang ako binusinahan Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista tells Rappler

COMELEC COLLEAGUES. Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista (seated) and Commissioner Rowena Amelia Guanzon (standing), along with other poll commissioners, join the Comelec's budget hearing at the House of Representatives on August 24, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'Failed leadership' in Comelec: A memo waiting to happen

Jun 25, 2016 - 9:31 AM

For insiders the problem boils down to the ability of Andres Bautista a former big boss in the corporate world to run a collegial body where he has only one vote

ELECTIONS CHIEF. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, a former law dean appointed by President Benigno Aquino III to the poll body, is set to lead the Comelec until February 2, 2022. File photo by Jay Abad

Comelec Chairman Bautista denies 'failed leadership'

Jun 24, 2016 - 8:38 PM

Citing achievements such as the presidential debates Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says Ewan ko kung matatawag mo itong produkto ng failed leadership

FACING CRITICISM. Weeks after the May 9 elections, all Comelec commissioners write a strongly worded memo criticizing the supposed failures of Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SC justice: Comelec may have deprived Grace Poe of due process

Feb 09, 2016 - 7:08 PM

Justice Francis Jardeleza says the poll body s decision to cancel the presidential bet s candidacy is like saying Foundlings are not natural born until they produce DNA evidence

Comelec commissioner explains vote in favor of Grace Poe

Dec 11, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Commissioner Christian Lim is the lone voice of dissent in the Comelec First Division which cancelled Senator Grace Poe s certificate of candidacy for president in the 2016 elections

DISSENTING OPINION. Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim votes to deny 3 petitions filed against presidential candidate Grace Poe. File photo from Comelec website

Ex-poll exec blames Brillantes for mess

May 23, 2013 - 12:46 AM

The 2013 polls was both messy and costly claims Augusto Lagman Comelec could have done better if it heeded his suggestions he says

Even Aquino's critic wants Guia in Comelec

Apr 21, 2013 - 4:59 PM

Luie Guia a watchdog head has been known to practice elections with honesty and integrity

POLL WATCHDOG. The President has appointed lawyer Luie Guia as Comelec commissioner. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Parreño: 'Curious' outsider in Comelec

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM

How will Al Parreño an outsider help reform the Comelec as one of its new commissioners?

Palace names Comelec commissioners

Apr 18, 2013 - 10:18 AM

3rd UPDATE The poll chief welcomes the appointment of Luie Guia a watchdog head and Al Parreño an IT expert to the Comelec

Poll chief: Appoint Comelec insiders

Mar 11, 2013 - 5:19 PM

The chairman and the employees of the Comelec say that given limited time the President should appoint insiders to the two vacant commissioners seats

'I'm no Virgilio Garcillano' - Lanto

Mar 09, 2013 - 6:04 PM

I am never was and will never be anybody s patsy the new Comelec commissioner says

Sardillo declines Comelec post due to politics?

Mar 09, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Comelec insiders say two allies of President Aquino objected to the appointment of Sardillo as new poll commissioner

Ex-CA justice disqualified for CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:05 PM

The list of nominees and applicants to the post vacated by Chief Justice Renato Corona is now down to 26