overseas Filipino voters - updates

Rappler's latest stories on overseas Filipino voters


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

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Apr 28, 2016 - 7:17 PM

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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

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