Philippine Polls Blog


Aguirre places Comelec chief’s wife under WPP

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday said Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista’s estranged wife, Patricia, has been given provisional coverage under Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ)....


Comelec starts recount of contested Cebu mayoral race

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started reviewing the vote results being questioned by losing Cebu mayoral candidate Michael Rama. According to Comelec Recount Committee Chairperson Atty. Michael Garcia, the recount started at 8:30...


Comelec engages youth in voters’ education campaign

THE Know Elections Better Superfriends (Kebs) campaign of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) engages the youth to actively participate in the electoral process to transform a carefree mentality into drawing interest through voter education...


Cordillera Comelec calls for last day of registration

The Commission on Election (Comelec) in Cordillera is calling again all qualified applicants for the Barangay and Youth Council elections to register in their respective Comelec offices. Comelec–Cordillera Director Julius Torres said April 29...


NBI: Hacker of Comelec website arrested

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confirmed Thursday, April 21, that it arrested Wednesday night one of the hackers who defaced the website of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) last month. The suspect’s arrest...


Comelec reminds voters of April 29 registration deadline

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec)-Cebu City is reminding the public to register for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections as the office will not extend the April 29 deadline. Lawyer Edwin Cabungog, election...