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Comelec suspends voter registration due to coronavirus threat

Mar 09, 2020 - 5:45 PM

The poll body says the suspension will start on March 10 and will remain in place until March 31

AVOID CROWDS. People line up at the Comelec office in Arroceros, Manila to register as voters.  File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Voters' registration in areas affected by Taal eruption resumes on February 3

Jan 30, 2020 - 4:16 PM

Meanwhile, voters' registration in the municipality of Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas, will resume the following week, starting on Monday, February 10

HOMECOMING. Residents on motorcycles enter the town of Lemery, Batangas after they were allowed to return to their homes following the Phivolcs lowering of the Taal volcano alert level from 4 to 3 on January 26, 2020. Photo by AFP

Comelec postpones voter registration in areas affected by Taal Volcano eruption

Jan 17, 2020 - 12:06 PM

Commission on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez says voter registration will also be suspended in Makilala, North Cotabato, after an earthquake last December 2019 'severely damaged' structures

DAMAGE. Fissures break the roads of C.M Recto and J. Trinidad in Talisay, Batanagas on January 15, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

New round of voter registration begins January 20

Jan 10, 2020 - 7:07 PM

The Commission on Elections says the new registration period will run until September 30, 2021

VOTER REGISTRATION. The Commission on Elections starts a new round of voter registration on January 20, 2020. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

More than 4M register to vote, exceeding Comelec target

Oct 08, 2019 - 6:43 PM

The Comelec initially aimed to attract some 2 million Filipinos 18 years old and above and about 1 million voters 15-17 years old to register as voters this year

RECORD REGISTRATION. Over 4 million Filipinos register to vote in the latest round of voter registration from August to September 2019. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Jasmine Curtis-Smith encourages followers to register to vote

Sep 28, 2019 - 1:41 PM

The actress registers to vote 6 years after moving back to Manila

JASMINE CURTIS-SMITH. The actress encourages followers to register as voters. File Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

New round of voter registration begins August 1

Jun 22, 2019 - 12:00 AM

(UPDATED) The voter registration period will last until September 30

VOTER REGISTRATION. A voter registers for the 2019 elections at Comelec-Quezon City on September 29, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Comelec: You want change? Register to vote

Sep 18, 2018 - 4:30 PM

For the 2019 elections, voter registration ends on September 29, 2018

ELECTION MATTERS. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez speaks in a Quezon City press conference on May 14, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Voter registration banned in malls linked to gov't officials

Sep 11, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The ban applies to malls owned, leased, or occupied by any government official or by 'any person who is related to any city/municipal/barangay official' up to the 4th degree

SATELLITE REGISTRATION. An election officer takes a voter's biometrics during a satellite voter registration event. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Thousands troop to Comelec offices for last day of voters' registration

Oct 31, 2015 - 3:11 PM

Netizens tweet their photos and experiences during the last day of voters registration

Filipinos line up on the last day of filing for registration for the May 2016 elections at the Election Commission office in Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, 31 October 2015. Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesman James Jimenez said many people are still coming to the Comelec offices even though they started the registration and validation process since last year. The Philippine presidential and vice presidential elections are scheduled on 09 May 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

New hurdle on election day: Classes in May

Oct 01, 2015 - 8:30 PM

For the first time the Philippines’ election day is set during a school week for colleges and universities that have already changed their academic year