turnout - updates

Rappler's latest stories on turnout


Fewer polling precincts post 100% turnout in 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 1:30 PM

(UPDATED) A precinct with unusually high or 100% turnout is not enough to conclude there is cheating, but it could be an indicator, says an election watchdog

LOOK: How Harry Kane thrilled England fans even beyond Russia

Jun 19, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The England forward uplifts disappointed fans back home who were not able to make it to Russia

GAME CHANGER. England forward Harry Kane puts his country a step forward to advancing to the knockout stages. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

What's behind the high voter turnout?

May 22, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Sociologist Jayeel Cornelio says the personalities of the candidates may have influenced Filipinos to cast their ballots

Voters wait in line for their turn to vote. One of the machines in Maharlika Elementary School malfunctioned. Receipts were not provided to voters. BEIs kept the ballots which they filed when the replacement machine arrived.

Comelec on polls: 'We outperformed our expectations'

May 20, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista cites the record breaking transmission rate as well as the high voter turnout in the Philippines and overseas

POLL BODY. The 7-member Commission on Elections (Comelec) says it outperformed its own expectations in the May 9 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

More than 100 precincts report 100% voter turnout

May 12, 2016 - 1:57 PM

While a 100 turnout in certain precincts may show increased diligence in fulfilling civic duties experts view it with suspicion a possible indicator of poll cheating

INDIGENOUS VOTE. Filipino Igor Nikolai Cawed (L), member of an Igorot Tribe, casts his vote inside a polling center in the mountainous village of Baguio City, Philippines, 09 May 2016. Over 54 million eligible Filipinos vote for a new President, Vice President, 12 senators and more than 18,000 regional and local positions. EPA/STR

Record-breaking: At least 81% of voters join elections

May 09, 2016 - 10:09 PM

UPDATED Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista attributes this to the quality of the candidates which include presidential front runner Rodrigo Duterte

epa05295579 Filipinos looks for their names on the voters list inside a public school turned into a polling precinct in in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, 09 May 2016. More than 54 million Filipinos were registered to vote on 09 May to elect a new president, vice president and more than 18,000 regional and local positions. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 6PM

May 07, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Average voter turnout in past 9 national elections is 76 with the highest turnout in 1998 presidential elections at 86 1 Vice presidential bet shares why her standard bearer is not enjoying the same ratings as hers Find out where you can get real time elections results on May 9

Voter turnout: How the PH compares to the world

May 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM

While the number of registered voters has been increasing in recent years voter turnout has been fluctuating

Signs of cheating? Unusually high voter turnouts in 2010, 2013

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:06 PM

These incidents from previous elections highlight the need for vigilance in precincts and polling places and a cleaner voters list poll watchdogs say

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 Pangasinan and #PHVote

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:17 AM

Ahead of the 3rd presidential debate to be held on Pangasinan on Sunday April 24 MovePH brings the PHVote challenge to the vote rich province

Fast Facts: What you ought to know about Cebu and elections

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:18 PM

Know the electoral profile of the province with the biggest voters population the venue of the 2nd presidential debate on March 20

How do we encourage OFWs to vote?

Aug 20, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Join our simultaneous Facebook and Twitter PHVote conversation on August 21 at 8 pm Manila time

MAP: How PH voted in 2010 barangay elections

Oct 28, 2013 - 1:54 AM

Voter turnout for the 2010 barangay polls was up by 2 6 compared to 2007 See if more will go to the polls in 2013 on October 28

Most 100% turnout in ARMM, Cebu precincts

May 26, 2013 - 8:19 PM

Consolation or cause for alarm? More than 2 000 clustered precincts with perfect or near perfect turnout beat the national average of 70 75

70 precincts post 100% turnout, mostly in ARMM

May 18, 2013 - 6:00 PM

The introduction of automation there has not prevented election operators from making a mockery of the electoral exercise

Surprising turnout for midterm polls

May 18, 2013 - 5:50 PM

Compared to other midterm elections more Filipinos voted in this year s polls

Comelec expects 60% turnout in overseas voting

Apr 14, 2013 - 10:00 AM

The expected turnout is high compared to 25 percent in 2010 but Comelec is banking on the expanded and modified postal voting made available this year

2013 polls & beyond: Aquino's 'litmus' test

Sep 24, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Will the President s impressive ratings translate to votes for his anointed one or the administration senatorial candidates?