Elections 2013

Will manual recount showmore votes than voters?

Published by rudy Date posted on July 1, 2013

Comelec chief Sixto Brillantes will never allow a manual recount of even only the automated senatorial voting. He will do all to block it, from stunning his critics with the cost (“Pay up P200 million first”) to having presidential spokesmen speak for him (“We preferred to sweep the entire slate but we didn’t”). A manual…

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Star-studded gov’t: More celebs win in 2013 polls

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Expect to see more TV personalities and celebrities in politics this year. Rappler estimates that a total of 51 celebrity candidates – including actors, singers, sports and news personalities – won various elective positions in the 2013 midterm elections in May. We counted a total of 84 celebrities and TV personalities who…

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Ex-poll exec blames Brillantes for mess

Published by rudy Date posted on May 23, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – It was a costly and a messy exercise that could have been avoided in the first place. And with the snafu that littered the conduct of the 2013 midterm polls, poll chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr has only himself to blame.

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More doubts raised about poll results

Published by rudy Date posted on May 23, 2013

IT experts note strange ‘60-30-10’ pattern Information technology (IT) experts have observed a strange “pattern” of votes obtained by administration, opposition and independent senatorial candidates in the May 13 elections.

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Communist rebels extorted P26M during election period—AFP

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2013

MANILA, Philippines— The New People’s Army were able to extort as much as P26 million nationwide during the election period, the military claimed.

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Comelec to proclaim winning party-lists without announcing number of seats obtained

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2013

(Updated 6:34 p.m.) The Commision on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, will proclaim leading party-list groups without announcing the number of seats they obtained.

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PAYBACK? | 2 days before elections, govt websites downed by massive DDoS attacks

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2013

MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATE 2 – 4:02 p.m.) With only two days before the 2013 midterm elections, several government websites, including that of the Office of the President, were downed by massive denial of service attacks in what appeared to be retaliation for the killing of a Taiwanese fishermen by the Philippine Coast Guard this…

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Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2013

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Pro-RH groups question impartiality of church-backed Comelec citizens’ arm

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2013

(Updated 4:35 p.m.) Pro-reproductive health (RH) groups on Wednesday questioned the independence of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), which is accredited by Comelec as its citizens’ arm, due to its close links with the Catholic Church.

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2013 battle begins

Published by rudy Date posted on February 11, 2013

Team PNoy Launches Campaign In Plaza Miranda; UNA In Cebu MANILA, Philippines — Expect all sorts of mudslinging, bickering, as well as self-aggrandizement among candidates and their supporters to intensify as the 90-day campaign period for the May, 2013, elections for national and party-list candidates starts today.

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