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    Comelec chief Bautista dismayed as confirmation deferred

    September 02, 2015 | 09:55 PM

    MANILA - Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista was disappointed that his confirmation was deferred after Senator Juan Ponce Enrile brought up an issue from the previous elections during the hearing of the Commission of Appointments (CA) Wednesday. READ MORE

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    SC junks bid to nullify proclamation of 12 winning senators

    September 02, 2015 | 03:36 PM

    MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed a petition that seeks to nullify the proclamation of the twelve winning senators in the 2013 elections. READ MORE

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    Poe asks Senate tribunal to junk disqualification case

    September 01, 2015 | 07:15 PM

    MANILA - Senator Grace Poe is asking the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to junk the case seeking to unseat her as senator, saying the petition lacks substance and was filed beyond the period that the body allows. READ MORE

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    Senate Electoral Tribunal wants Poe's records

    August 28, 2015 | 07:36 PM

    MANILA - The Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) has issued a resolution ordering the National Statistics Office (NSO) and the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to produce documents in connection with Senator Grace Poe's birth and citizenship. READ MORE

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    Comelec case 'an insult', says Poe camp

    August 17, 2015 | 05:11 PM

    MANILA -- The camp of Senator Grace Poe on Monday branded as a form of ''harassment'' and ''insult'' the move of losing senatorial candidate Rizalito David to accuse her of the offense of material misrepresentation for allegedly lying in her certificate of candidacy in the 2013 election. READ MORE

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    Electoral sabotage rap filed vs Smartmatic officers

    July 30, 2015 | 11:46 PM

    MANILA - A group led by former Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner Gus Lagman on Thursday filed before the poll body's Law Department a case against Smartmatic officials Albert Castro Rico, Marlon Garcia and Cesar Flores for electoral sabotage during the 2013 midterm elections. READ MORE

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    Palace won't stop stiffer Comelec rules vs candidates

    July 17, 2015 | 05:24 PM

    MANILA - Malacañang will not stand in the way of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in pursuing its plan of proposing stiffer rules against candidates in the 2013 elections who failed or deliberately refused to comply with rules on elections contributions and expenditures. READ MORE

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    VP Binay wants running-mate with 'executive ability'

    May 25, 2015 | 02:46 PM

    ILOILO - What is Vice-President Jejomar Binay looking for in terms of a running-mate? READ MORE

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    Pulse Asia, SWS win SC ruling on non-disclosure

    April 07, 2015 | 03:49 PM

    MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday unanimously ruled that survey firms Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations (SWS) may not be held liable or prosecuted for non-submission of all the names of individuals and entities that commissioned or paid for surveys, including subscribers, during the campaign period for the 2013 elections. READ MORE

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    Tingting on poll sabotage raps: I'm not afraid

    March 11, 2015 | 04:13 PM

    MANILA - Former Tarlac Governor Margarita "Tingting" Cojuangco, aunt of President Benigno Aquino III, branded as "lies" the allegations that she committed electoral sabotage in the 2013 automated elections. READ MORE

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    Ex-aide turns vs Tingting, bares 'poll sabotage'

    March 06, 2015 | 03:36 PM

    MANILA - A former executive assistant to President Aquino's aunt, Margarita 'Tingting' Cojuangco, is accusing her of heading an operation to discredit the May 2013 automated elections, and a losing congressional candidate of instructing him to tamper with ballots to make it appear that fraud happened. READ MORE

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    EXCL: Pandaraya umano gamit ang PCOS, isiniwalat

    January 21, 2015 | 11:10 PM

    Ibinunyag ng isang dating congressman na inalok siya at iba pang kapwa politiko ng ilang election operators ng panalo kapalit ang milyon-milyong piso. Isiniwalat din niya ang naging sistema ng dayaan noong 2010 at 2013 elections gamit ang PCOS machines. READ MORE