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Foreign observers call PH polls ‘fair, orderly’ but cite nagging problems

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President Aquino, accompanied by two of his sisters, waits for his turn—for 30 minutes—to vote at Precinct 175A at Central Azucarera de Tarlac Elementary School in Tarlac City on Monday. Aquino said he voted 12-0 for the administration’s Team PNoy Senate slate. With him are his sisters Ballsy and Pinky (2nd and 3rd from left) and brother-in-law Manuel Abellada. MALACAÑANG PHOTO BUREAU

International observers said Monday’s balloting was generally credible, but they expressed concerns over lack of secrecy in the voting process, long queues, vote-buying and breakdowns of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Over 400 dead, 20 Filipinos abroad still in voters’ lists – Namfrel

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The National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) said on Sunday that more than 400 dead people have been included in the computerized voters list (CVL) while at least 20 others who have been abroad during the past two elections have not been deleted from the official list.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

First 8 Senate winners to be proclaimed in 48 hours from end of voting—Comelec

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Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The first eight winning senators could be proclaimed within 48 hours from the close of the voting on Election Day, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. said on Tuesday.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Filipino seafarers in Portugal get to vote for first time in years through OAV

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One seafarer had not voted in nearly 18 years. Another thought the Binay on the ballot was Vice President Jejomar Binay suddenly seeking a Senate seat. Still, another has been out of the show biz loop and thought reelectionist Juan Miguel Zubiri was still dating singer-actress Vina Morales.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US-based Filipino voters trickle in at Philippine Consulate

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Overseas absentee voting (OAV) at the Philippine Consulate General here got off to a slow but smooth start (Sunday in Manila) as consular officials said they were anticipating the bulk of the votes to come in – by mail or delivered to the consulate office in person – during the last two weeks of the voting period.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Election experts from US coming to PH next week

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Two scholars from the United States are coming to Manila next week to speak at a roundtable discussion on Electoral Reform to be hosted by the Angara Centre for Law and Economics on Jan. 29.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am voters can also vote in PH polls if…

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Filipino-Americans who voted for either Barrack Obama or Mitt Romney in the US presidential elections are expected to also participate in choosing the next Philippine president should amendments to the overseas absentee voting (OAV) law pass this Congress.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Over 950,000 overseas Filipinos register for 2013 polls

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Despite failing its target of one million overseas absentee voters for the 2013 midterm elections, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday the number overseas voters has tripled since absentee balloting for Filipinos abroad was introduced in 2004.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

More overseas Filipinos sign up to vote in 2013 polls

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More than 200,000 overseas Filipinos have signed up for overseas absentee voting (OAV) as the Department of Foreign Affairs stepped up its campaign to encourage up to a million Filipino migrants to register ahead of next year’s midterm elections.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

97,000 global Filipinos sign up for 2013 polls

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Nearly 97,000 Filipinos across the world have registered in the past six months to vote in next year’s elections, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

Posted: May 22nd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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