Election Service Reform Act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Election Service Reform Act


Election service no longer required for teachers

Apr 14, 2016 - 12:05 AM

The Election Service Reform Act allows the Comelec to tap other employees such as private school teachers and national government workers for poll duties

ELECTION WATCH. A school teacher checks the filled ballot paper during the final testing and sealing of automated election counting machines a day before the election on May 9, 2010. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Teachers on poll duty to get extra P2,000 – Comelec

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:43 AM

It’s really part of their patriotic service to the community to ensure that we have clean elections says Comelec chairman Andres Bautista

TRAINING TEACHERS. Public school teachers who will be chosen to render their services during the elections will be trained for the 3rd time in a row by the Department of Science and Technology. File photos from AFP and Rappler

DepEd: Required or not, teachers ready to render election duties

Jan 28, 2016 - 3:14 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali says the department is right on track in its preparations for the 2016 elections

ELECTION DUTY. The education department welcomes the Congress' approval of a bill that will allow public school teachers to opt out of election duty. File photos from AFP and Rappler

House bill seeks non-compulsory poll duties for teachers

Mar 19, 2014 - 8:40 PM

A wide non formal practice anyway Research says 70 of interviewed election officers admitted to appointing non public school teachers as a BET member

PCOS TEST. Public school teachers in Quezon City gather around a PCOS machine for a test run. Photo by Ace Tamayo/Rappler