Filipino voters - updates

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[OPINYON] Pakibulong... sa mga wala pang iboboto

May 12, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Higit sa youth vote, ang pinakamahalagang magagawa isang araw bago ang eleksiyon ay youth campaign – kailangang padaluyin ang paghahangad sa pagbabago

Filipino voters in UAE start casting their ballots

Apr 14, 2019 - 5:54 PM

'As overseas Filipinos, your vote is significant and important because this would have an impact on you and your families back home,' says Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana

OVERSEAS VOTING. Registered Filipino voters in Dubai start casting their ballots for the 2019 elections. Photo courtesy of Philippine Consulate General in Dubai

Overseas voters' registration for 2019 elections begins December 1

Nov 03, 2016 - 3:50 PM

The registration period for overseas Filipino voters will be until September 30 2018

OVERSEAS VOTERS. In this file photo, the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia conducts a mobile overseas voter's registration in Al Khobar. Photo from the Philippine Embassy - Riyadh website

Overseas voter turnout highest in a decade

May 14, 2016 - 10:08 PM

Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim says 432 706 overseas Filipinos voted during the OAV from April 9 to May 9

OVERSEAS VOTING. A migrant Filipino joins the overseas absentee voting held in Ottawa, Canada, to elect the Philippines' next president and other national leaders. Photo courtesy of DFA Public Information Services Unit

News, not surveys, more likely to shape voters’ choice – Pulse Asia

May 09, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Reports that are played up in the news are the ones that may basically shape or condition the minds of the voters regardless of who they support whether they retain their support or shift to another candidate says Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes

SURVEY SAYS. Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes responds to questions in a Rappler interview with Cheche Lazaro on May 9, 2016

Voter turnout, AMLC vs Philrem, Panama Papers | 6PM wRap

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:17 PM

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Outrage as voters' personal data leaked online

Apr 21, 2016 - 6:56 PM

Netizens express shock and anger after finding out that their birthdays addresses and passport info among others have been exposed

32,360 overseas voters in first 3 days alone

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:07 PM

Despite the high initial turnout the Philippine embassies in London and Seoul among others post a voter turnout of zero

OVERSEAS VOTER. 'X Factor Israel' winner Rose Fostanes, who came to Israel to work as a caregiver, casts her ballot during the first day of overseas absentee voting. Photo courtesy of DFA Public Information Services Unit

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

Game changers: 1.38 million OFWs begin to vote

Apr 09, 2016 - 7:00 AM

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

OVERSEAS VOTERS. Filipinos living overseas wait in line to vote at a polling center in Dubai on April 12, 2010, the last time the Philippines elected a president. File photo by Karim Sahib/AFP

#AnimatED: Ano’ng silbi ng boto mo?

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM

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

SC junks petition vs 'No Bio, No Boto' policy

Dec 16, 2015 - 12:27 PM

We are of course very pleased that the SC saw it our way Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) conducts voters registration in Malls to cater voters who cannot visit their local offices. Photo by mark z. saludes/Rappler

The march of millennials

Aug 26, 2015 - 9:00 AM

It would be foolish to ignore their capacity and capability to influence the next presidential elections in 2016 They have come of age

Who's dumber, Filipino or American voters?

Nov 09, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Any idiot can run for president and possibly poll a certain number of votes among his fellow idiots

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

On poor people's 'poor judgment'

May 31, 2013 - 11:14 AM

There is no benefit to democracy when the meaning of political literacy is held hostage by a moral elite

This Fil-Am is tired of Obama, Romney campaigns

Nov 05, 2012 - 9:52 PM

Tapay is now among the independent voters of Ohio who could spell the difference in a tight presidential race

SICK OF THE CAMPAIGN: Fil-Am Leandro Tapay can't wait for the elections to be over