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LIVE: Congressional hearing on automated election system

Sep 13, 2018 - 10:20 AM

The hearing on September 13 tackles the recommendations of the Comelec Advisory Council on how to enhance the automated polls in 2019

Comelec vows voters' data breach won't happen again

Aug 06, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Commission on Elections Executive Director Jose Tolentino Jr says the poll body's website is more secure now, being hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Should Comelec buy vote-counting machines or lease them first?

Feb 05, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The joint congressional oversight committee will tackle the poll body's recent decision to purchase from Smartmatic the machines used in 2016, for the 2019 elections

PURCHASE OR LEASE? The Comelec is already preparing for the 2019 elections, the fourth time it will be automated using vote-counting machines. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Voting system not certified before Congress

Apr 29, 2016 - 7:57 PM

UPDATED Failing to certify the voting system before Congress however will not render the entire process null and void ex poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says

VOTING SYSTEM. An independent committee fails to certify the automated election system on time before Congress, former Comelec Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal says. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Comelec: 38.5M ballots printed for May 9 polls

Mar 23, 2016 - 10:19 AM

This is 69 of the 55 74 million ballots needed for the May 9 elections

PRINTED BALLOTS. Comelec chairman Andres Bautista shows ballots being printed for the May 2016 elections. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

List: Laws that Comelec wants amended, enacted for 2016

Feb 17, 2014 - 7:15 AM

From changing the canvassing system to legislating an election money ban here are Comelec s proposals to Congress in preparation for the 2016 elections