Philippine Polls Blog


Comelec election officer shot in Barili

THE officer-in-charge of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-Barili was allegedly shot dead by his neighbor in Barangay Poblacion yesterday afternoon. Cresente Hedralin Flores succumbed to a gunshot wound in the head. The suspect, Gelmar...


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 affirms Mabalacat City mayor’s disqualification

MABALACAT CITY — The Commission on Election (Comelec) En Banc has affirmed the First Division’s decision cancelling Mabalacat City Mayor Marino “Boking” Morales’ certificate of candidacy in the May 2016 election. In a 13-page...


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...