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Abra joins Jones town in Isabela, Lope de Vega town in Northern Samar, and the whole Mindanao as Category Red hot spots
The Commission on Elections allays fears that declaring the entire Mindanao as an election hotspot is part of efforts to favor certain candidates
The Commission on Elections says 'ballot printing may be completed before Holy Week begins' on April 14, ahead of the April 25 target
Who will come out to vote in the 2019 midterm elections?
Poll authorities investigating Bong Go's distribution of cash to fire victims during the campaign will deter other candidates from doing the same, says Lente project director Breeza Rosales
(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections says it can place these areas under Comelec control, and direct the augmentation of police and military personnel
Comelec says it has not yet conducted the final testing and sealing of vote counting machines
EXCLUSIVE: The senatorial candidate gives away P2,000 to each of the families affected by a fire in Makati City. Government officials help arrange and coordinate his visits to fire survivors.
The Comelec says as of March 6, only 13 senatorial candidates, 23 party-list groups, and 2 political parties have complied with the requirement
The opposition Otso Diretso senatorial slate slams the poll body for 'not doing its job' in educating voters for the May elections
Otso Diretso candidate Erin Tañada says if the poll body does not investigate the issue, it would be like turning a blind eye to a possible violation of campaign rules
Government workers from the DPWH, MMDA, PNP, and Comelec take down the illegal campaign materials to prevent danger to lives and properties
1,962 of 54% of the people arrested are civilians
'We are one with the Comelec in empowering the electorate to make more informed choices,' says the opposition slate Otso Diretso
Here's a guide for voters and poll watchers on what candidates should follow during the campaign
Legitimate social media posts made by non-candidates are protected speech and beyond the regulatory reach of the Comelec
Social media users point out that names like senatorial candidate Bong Go's are not on the list. But Comelec Commisioner Guanzon says her list was for candidates with NCR addresses.
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and Commission on Elections urge the public to file complaints for any possible offenses
(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections dismisses petitions alleging that Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is seeking a prohibited third term as senator
The Commission on Elections says it is 'very hopeful' of success in its drive against illegal posters for the 2019 polls
The Commission on Elections calls out administration and opposition candidates alike for their illegal posters, as the 2019 campaign period officially begins
In the 2019 elections, the Comelec will test a Voter Registration Verification System in one-third of the clustered precincts, mostly in Mindanao
Do you know what type of campaign ads are prohibited?
The Commission on Elections says 'no proof was introduced' to refute Senator Loren Legarda's claim that she resides in Antique, not Malabon
Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez says voters in Bangsamoro plebiscite areas 'feel strongly about these elections'
A joint team from the municipal and provincial police raided the house of Eduardo Lopes Sr, chairman of Barangay Aglao in the municipality of San Marcelino
Authorities are still checking for proper Comelec gun ban exemption certificates the guns of Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago and 8 other people
'There's a lot of worry that the situation in Jolo will spill over to Lanao del Norte and North Cotabato,' says Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez
The poll body also urges candidates and political parties to use environment-friendly materials in their campaign paraphernalia
Under the poll body's campaign rules, paid influencers will be required to report to Comelec the payments for their online posts whether for or against a candidate
‘This means the commission is taking [the issue] seriously, that it recognizes its importance to the voting public,’ says the lawyer of the Taguig voter who filed the petitions
Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says training of personnel for the elections may not be completed and procurement of needed items may be stalled without a 2019 budget in place
Unlike them, pro-life advocate Rizalito David and lawyer Jude Josue Sabio fail to convince the Commission on Elections to allow them to run for senator
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the Comelec had granted similar exemption requests in the past
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says he will bring up the proposal in the Cabinet meeting next week
(UPDATED) 134 party-list groups will vie for 59 seats in the House of Representatives
(3rd UPDATE) The Comelec releases a list of 63 senatorial candidates in the May 13 midterm elections
But 14 bets might be dropped from this list of candidates because of their pending cases, says Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez
The Commission on Elections completes the canvass of the Bangsamoro plebiscite results in Cotabato City after ironing out 'discrepancies'
This is the second set of discrepancies spotted in relation to the certificate of canvass (COC) of Cotabato City in the Bangsamoro plebiscite
Truth will prevail, says the Commission on Elections after discrepancies were found in Cotabato City's certificate of canvass in the Bangsamoro plebiscite
For the second day, the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila, says it has not received any certificate of canvass from the Bangsamoro plebiscite
(3rd UPDATE) 'For the sovereign will is expressed through the ballot and not through the bullet,' says Commission on Elections Chairman Sheriff Abas
Problems include teachers receiving 'threatening text messages' and barangay officials illegally loitering in polling places, says the Commission on Elections
The two areas will remain under the control of the Commission on Elections until the end of the election period
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo previously said the reenacted budget will not affect the BOL as 'the budget for this was already included in the 2018 budget'
Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says the poll body expects a voter turnout rate of at least 75%
'Hihigpitan natin ngayon. Dapat 2019 ay mas honest at credible at mas peaceful 'yung 2019 elections,' says Comelec Chairman Sheriff Abas
The gun ban, for instance, will be enforced during the entire election period, from January 13 to June 12
Lakas-CMD withdraws Carlwyn Baldo's nomination after police tagged him as the alleged mastermind in AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe's murder