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De Lima: No grounds for Tolentino to file petition to stop proclamation of winning senators

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former Justice Secretary and senatorial candidate Leila de Lima on Thursday said there is no ground for ex-Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino to file a petition stopping her proclamation and those of other candidates....
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Lim seeks Erap’s DQ, annulment of proclamation

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim is seeking the disqualification and annulment of proclamation of his close rival in the local elections, incumbent Mayor Joseph Estrada. Lim filed the petition at the Comelec main office on Wednesday morning. […]
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Spokesperson: No need for hold departure order vs. Smartmatic officials

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Officials of technology provider Smartmatic have no plans to leave the Philippines, pending an investigation on the controversial tweak in the script of the transparency server on election day, a spokesperson said Tuesday. In an interview, Karen […]
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Comelec chief: It would have been prudent not to touch script of transparency server

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections chief Andres Bautista said it would have been better if technology provider Smartmatic did not touch the script of the transparency server, a move that has become controversial in light of a tight vice […]
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PPCRV eyes stopping quick count soon

MANILA, May 16 (Mabuhay) – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) is already considering stopping its quick count, its co-founder and chairperson said on Monday. Ambassador Henrietta De Villa told reporters that the Constitution, the PPCRV is not […]
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Comelec chief: We are close to 100% vote transmission

MANILA, May 16 (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista said on Monday that the poll body is close to achieving 100 percent transmission of votes a week after the May 9 national and local polls. In a […]
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3 SD cards thrown away in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental

MANILA, May 16 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections on Monday confirmed reports that three SC cards were thrown away in Kabankalan in Negros Occidental. At a press conference, Comelec spokesman James Jimenez quoted officials as saying that the SD […]
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Server script won’t affect vote tally: Smartmatic

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Poll technology provider Smartmatic-TIM insisted on Friday that the change in the program script to the Comelec’s transparency server has not altered the tally of votes for the vice presidential race, which is being hotly contested by […]
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PPCRV: Partial, unofficial tally for VP race passes ‘anomaly tests’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Church-based poll watchdog on Saturday insisted that the unofficial tally of votes for the vice presidential race is credible based on “anomaly tests” conducted on Friday night. The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting  (PPCRV) made […]
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Filipino voters had their day in another ‘Peoples’ Power’

As the election fever in the Philippines slowly simmers down and the votes are tallied “unofficially” that fuels the fire of divisiveness, one glittering reality emerged from an electorate that had the opportunity to express their wrath without fear of […]