Tags: Comelec

Makabayan bloc petitions high court for GWP’s 3rd seat

MANILA — The Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) has elevated their fight for three seats in Congress in a petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court today, July 11. This after the Commission on Election (Comelec) failed to take action on their motion for reconsideration and correction of manifest error for the proclamation of GWP’s third…

Comelec hogwash

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is once again blackmailing the public – for the nth time – into allowing it to disregard the safeguards provided by the Automated Election System Law (AES). After the Supreme Court ruled that the Comelec should print voter receipts, which is one of the transparency…

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. thinks there’s a conspiracy afoot to discredit the Philippine electoral system. He’s identified the supposed conspirators as “those behind” the Automated Election System (AES) Watch, a coalition that has about 40 organizations and individuals as members, among them academics,…