overseas voters - updates

Rappler's latest stories on overseas 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

1.38 million overseas voters in 2016 – Comelec

Jan 17, 2016 - 12:47 AM

Meanwhile 30 overseas posts will adopt the automated mode of voting in 2016 says the poll body

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

OFWs in Singapore: Who will they vote for in 2016?

Nov 02, 2015 - 9:30 PM

Whoever gets elected president in 2016 Filipino workers in the city state want him or her to give them decent jobs so they can finally come home for good

Overseas Filipino Workers, tourists, and Singaporeans relax on a Sunday afternoon along Orchard Road where many OFWs unwind during their day-off.

Extend overseas voter registration deadline to Jan 2016 – OFW group

Oct 15, 2015 - 11:53 AM

OFW group Migrante says its chapters will write the Commission on Elections and Philippine diplomatic posts to consider the request

Lea Salonga registers as overseas PH voter in New York

Oct 14, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Filipina Broadway star Lea Salonga will cast her vote for the Philippines next set of leaders in New York where she will play the lead in a Broadway musical

OVERSEAS VOTER. Lea Salonga files her OV application at the Philippine Consulate General New York on 13. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Consulate General in New York

HK misses PH overseas voter registration target by 2,000

Sep 03, 2015 - 7:00 PM

A total of 3 545 additional voters last month boosted the overall tally for new registrants to just over 18 000

Conversations: Why don't OFWs vote?

Aug 23, 2015 - 1:06 AM

Filipinos abroad talk about the reasons why most OFWs don t vote

Over 600,000 new overseas voters registered – DFA

Aug 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Despite the historically low turnout of overseas voters the Department of Foreign Affairs is aggressively aiming to increase the number of voters registered

REGISTER TO VOTE. PH embassy and Tambayan Pinoy Swiss (TPS) encourages Filipinos in Switzerland to vote in the 2016 elections. Screenshot from the PH embassy in Switzerland's Facebook page

PH embassy urges US Filipinos to register for 2016 elections

May 22, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The registration period for overseas voters is from May 6 2014 until October 2015

Drilon to DFA, Comelec: Explain low overseas votes

May 21, 2013 - 3:24 PM

Sen Franklin Drilon demands an explanation of the low turnout of overseas Filipino voters at 15 35

SHORT OF 1-M TARGET. Overseas voting flyers sent to Filipinos abroad. Image courtesy of DFA

Where the overseas voters are

Apr 02, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Hong Kong remains the post with the highest number of Filipino voters The others on the vote rich list are mostly in the Middle East

#TalkThursday: Overseas voting

Feb 28, 2013 - 7:33 PM

US based lawyer Rodel Rodis talks about the importance of the votes of overseas Filipinos