disenfranchisement - updates

Rappler's latest stories on disenfranchisement


Filipino youth fear disenfranchisement in October polls

Aug 04, 2016 - 8:37 PM

October 31 marks the first Sangguniang Kabataan election after 3 years

Comelec divided on rules 2 weeks before polls

Apr 25, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Commissioner Christian Lim joins Commissioner Sheriff Abas in opposing a rule that allows voters to get replacement ballots

TRAINING TEACHERS. Public school teachers in Tarlac undergo training on March 12, 2016, to learn operating vote-counting machines for the May 9 elections. Rules in polling precincts, however, remain uncertain two weeks before the presidential polls. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

Another Comelec exec questions new ballot rule

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:58 AM

In a memorandum obtained by Rappler Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the ballot replacement rule might eventually disenfranchise voters

REPLACEMENT BALLOTS. The Comelec allows voters to get replacement ballots if, through no fault of their own, the vote-counting machine rejects their original ballots. But at least two Comelec commissioners have questioned this rule. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Truant overseas voters get one last chance

Mar 06, 2013 - 7:06 PM

Lawyer says next lobby will be to remove requirement for them to file intent to return to PH within 3 years