vote-buying in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on vote-buying in the Philippines

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Palawan group accuses reelected Governor Alvarez of vote buying

May 19, 2019 - 8:40 PM

'Bakit naman iuugnay sa akin? Nakita ba akong nang-aabot ng pera? Wala eh,' says Palawan Governor Jose Alvarez, in response to vote-buying allegations

Suspected vote-buyers, sellers arrested nationwide

May 12, 2019 - 8:30 AM

(4th UPDATE) The Philippine National Police has formed 105 teams tasked to address vote-buying incidents

#PHVote podcast: Ano-ano ang paraan ng vote-buying?

May 06, 2019 - 5:54 PM

May paraan pa ba para matigil ang talamak na pagbili at pagbebenta ng boto sa Pilipinas?

Newsbreak Chats: Vote-buying beyond just giving cash

Apr 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM

On Tuesday, April 9, the team sits down with election lawyer and Rappler columnist Emil Marañon III to discuss what counts as vote-buying and how do the anti-vote buying laws fare in implementation

[EXPLAINER] Catching vote-buyers is not just the Comelec’s job

Apr 23, 2019 - 9:00 PM

There are only two Comelec employees in every city and municipality. If we want to counter vote-buying effectively, both the citizenry and candidates have to be vigilant.

Legazpi bishop urges voters not to sell their votes

Apr 15, 2019 - 10:55 PM

Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon even challenges parishioners who attended the Palm Sunday service to drop the palaspas if they will give in to vote buying

EASTER. Bishop Joel Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi leads the children back to Albay Cathedral right after the Easter Sunday dawn mass held at Penaranda Park. File photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

[EXPLAINER] Vote-buying is not just giving or taking cash

Apr 15, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The law prohibiting vote-buying covers not only candidates but also the voters

VLOG: Signs of vote buying in Samar

May 09, 2016 - 9:38 PM

Derek Alviola reports on the vote buying cases in Samar a known election hotspot on election day

Image by Nico Villarete / Rappler

#PHVote: When drought, politics, and firearms mix

Apr 04, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Mindanao has always been every government’s Achilles heel but more so this administration

Comelec urges public to report vote-buying

Apr 03, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Vote buying is a problem that will stay with us until such time that people are enlightened about it and how it’s ridiculous says Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez

OFFENSE. Vote buying and vote selling are considered election offenses under Philippine law, however, they still happen every election year

Did Liberal Party use 4Ps for electioneering?

May 25, 2013 - 4:09 PM

President Aquino’s party is being accused of using the flagship poverty alleviation program of the government during the campaign period

Comelec: Citizens can arrest vote buyers, sellers

May 07, 2013 - 7:21 PM

UPDATED Under its unprecedented money ban the Comelec allows the public to conduct warrantless arrests against vote buyers and sellers

Negrenses warned of counterfeit money during polls

Apr 30, 2013 - 3:37 PM

Negros Occidental police now verifying the extent of the distribution of fake P500 bills and other Philippine currency in province

Rappler/Gilbert Bayoran

Comelec brews 'debatable' weapon vs vote buying

Apr 22, 2013 - 9:11 PM

For the first time Comelec will implement a secret debatable measure against vote buying