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The Manila Times – In future elections, let’s stop using Smartmatic

By Ricardo Saludo | The Manila Times UNLESS we want to institutionalize doubt- and dispute-plagued computerized elections, the nation should stop using automated vote counting machines (VCMs). In all four

ABS-CBN News – Comelec must reveal location of its central server: NAMFREL

By ABS-CBN News A poll watchdog said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) must reveal the location of its central server amid questions on the integrity of the recently concluded midterm

Manila Bulletin – NCMF, BARMM execs hit poll fraud in Lanao Sur, Marawi

By Ali Macabalang | Manila Bulletin MARAWI CITY – Top Maranao government executives have blamed fellow tribesmen in Lanao del Sur for allegations of wide-spread vote-buying and other electoral frauds

Daily Tribune – Slick operators

By TDT | Daily Tribune Past elections that used the Automated Elections System (AES) of Smartmatic have proven disastrous with its almost predictable malfunctioning machines and server glitches. Whenever the

The Philippine Star – Probe set on 1 million invalidated votes

By Paolo Romero | The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — The endorsement of some influential groups of more than 12 senatorial candidates could have led to “overvotes” of over a

The Philippine Star – Who owns and runs this ‘meet-me’ room?

By Marichu A. Villanueva | The Philippine Star The glitches and bugs that conked the vote counting machines (VCMs) out and the ensuing almost seven hours of data outage in

Rappler – Namfrel hits Comelec for ‘preventable’ mishaps in 2019 polls

By Samantha Bagayas | Rappler ‘Budget allocation for Philippine elections is always adequate…. The preparations are guided by an election calendar. As the young people would say, ‘Anyare?'” asks Namfrel

Business World – A steamy ‘Meet-me-room’

By Amelia HC Ylagan | Business World It may summon lurid thoughts of a clandestine tryst at some secluded nest, where forbidden lovers unleash steamy passion. It must be very

Inquirer.net – Corrupted SD cards also affected overseas voting – Comelec

By Faye Orellana | Inquirer.net MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted on Sunday that corrupted SD cards also affected overseas voting during the midterm elections. Comelec Director

ABS-CBN News – Comelec urged to issue resolution on election flaws

By ABS-CBN News MANILA- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) should issue a resolution addressing flaws of the midterm elections to allay public concern, former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said