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Emergency Accessible Polling Place makes the voting process more accessible and easier for PWDs, senior citizens, and heavily pregnant women
Voters troop to polling precincts to choose their senators, House representatives, and local officials
The Comelec in the province also sets up voting precincts in day care centers, barangay halls, and health centers to accommodate voters on May 13
'Government response to access issues must be holistic and decisive; Otherwise the same issues will keep resurfacing every 3 years'
'Young people's political choices may predict the next leaders who in turn will run the country's future'
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(3rd UPDATE) Pheu Thai, affiliated with self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, joins forces with 6 other parties in a bid to halt military-backed factions from leading the country
President Muhammadu Buhari will be expecting to consolidate his victory on February 23, where he wins in 19 states to secure a second 4-year terms of office
Libya has been torn between rival administrations and a myriad of militias since the NATO-backed overthrow and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry estimates the cost of the postponed elections at $1.5 billion
The Senate President has yet to name those who 'benefited' from irregularities in the 2016 elections, but a YouTube video thumbnail appears to implicate 4 opposition senators
(UPDATED) Unopposed strongman Hun Sen is set to extend his term once more as Cambodia's longest-serving head of government
President Rodrigo Duterte says he wanted 'to erase the suspicion' from his candidate-friends on whether he voted for them in the barangay elections
They offer various reasons – from having to look for their assigned precincts for hours, to having gotten off their work close to 3 pm, to mistakenly thinking the polls would be open until 5 pm
Bago natin ihalal ang tambay na kapitbahay o ang bagitong ambisyoso sa Mayo 14, alamin muna kung gaano kalaking kapangyarihan at pondo ang ipagkakatiwala natin sa kanila
Before we elect the neighborhood 'tambay' or the ambitious political startup on May 14, know how much funds and powers we're entrusting them with
Because public school teachers are no longer required to do election duties, the Comelec can appoint volunteers to electoral boards of the barangays
Candidates and local authorities hope the peace covenant would help change the reputation of Calbayog City as a hotbed of election-related violence
The K-pop group edges out South Korean President Moon Jae-in and former US president Barack Obama in the 2018 edition of TIME's reader poll
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IT experts push for more transparency and explanations from Comelec and Smartmatic to address cheating allegations in the automated elections
The dispute comes as Netanyahu faces a possible indictment on bribery charges in the coming months
(UPDATED) 'There are 38 groups who have submitted the applications for party registration,' an election official tells Agence France-Presse
What was supposed to be the signing of a simple gentleman's agreement that will clear the way for the recount of vice presidential votes turns into a media circus
The German conservatives and their center-left rivals sit down to form a government, aiming to prevent repeat elections that can see a further rise of the country's far-right
The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in the rest of Mindanao 'will push through as scheduled,' says Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez
(UPDATED) The Commission on Election is considering another postponement in Mindanao after Congress extended martial law in the island group to the end of 2018
The Social Weather Stations survey is conducted December 8-16, before floods, landslides, fire, and the extension of martial law happen
The Social Weather Stations survey also finds 66% of Filipinos believe the armed forces 'can suppress the Maute group and Abu Sayaff even without martial law'
Will breaking from the government and naming Geraldo Alckmin persuade voters that the PSDB can bring a fresh start?
Election watchdog Lente vows to keep close watch on Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista's replacement, President Rodrigo Duterte's first appointee in the poll body
Opinion polls do not reflect the processes of change that come from the everyday exchanges and discussions that are happening in a nation which is in political ferment
Vice President Leni Robredo s lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the Presidential Electoral Tribunal must first resolve the issue on the integrity of the election system before proceeding with the recount
The solicitor general of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos appears during the Supreme Court s preliminary conference for Bongbong Marcos electoral protest
In the preliminary conference for his electoral protest Marcos says the recount should be initially held in Camarines Sur Iloilo and Negros Occidental
In a motion for reconsideration filed with the High Court election lawyer Romulo Macalintal argues that former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr himself is not sure of his election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron is back as city chief months after he was removed from the position
The P2 08 billion is the cost of the non return of 97 365 vote counting machines to technology provider Smartmatic
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(4th UPDATE) Here are the key moments in the legal battle between Vice President Leni Robredo and her rival in the May 2016 polls, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo say the pleading filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr against her counter protest is already moot and academic
UPDATED Vice President Leni Robredo raises the required amount from her personal funds and loans from relatives of her late husband
3rd UPDATE Lawyers of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos stress that Vice President Leni Robredo failed to pay the fee required by the Supreme Court for the recount of ballots
We will only pay after Mr Marcos [has] already finished the revision and the recount of the ballot says the Vice President s lawyer Romulo Macalintal
We have done this because it is our heartfelt wish that the election protest be resolved with dispatch the donors are quoted as saying
3rd UPDATE The defeated vice presidential candidate says friends and supporters pulled in resources to raise the P36 million