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Media Curious – Mainstream Media Starts to Report on Bongbong Marcos’ Initial Victory

By Elena Grace Flores | Media Curious  Gone are the days when people rely on the mainstream media news particularly TV reports to confirm big events. However, in today’s digital

GMA News Online – PET: Comelec must shoulder storage fees incurred by foreign posts

By Virgil Lopez | GMA News Online  The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has ruled that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should pay for the

Philippine Canadian Inquirer – Comelec to obey PET ruling on payment of ballot storage fees

By Philippine News Agency  MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Monday it will comply with the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET)

Manila Bulletin – Nationalization of elections

By Rene Espina | Manila Bulletin  I must admit that this article had been inspired by the Manila Bulletin’s recent editorial regarding “A Filipino partner for the Comelec.” If there

Manila Bulletin – A Filipino partner for the Comelec

By Manila Bulletin Buhay partylist Rep. Lito Atienza has called for a revision of the nation’s Automated Election System (AES) so that only a Filipino-owned organization will be allowed to

Manila Standard Today – Bye-bye, Bautista

By Jojo Robles | Manila Standard Today  President Rodrigo Duterte cut the Gordian knot presented to him by both resigned Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista and the House of

The Manila Times – Preparations for the 2019 and subsequent elections

By Lito Averia | The Manila Times  NINETEEN months. Countdown to May 2019 elections. ONE of the first decisions that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has to make is the

The Manila Times – Marcos protest rolls as tribunal orders retrieval of ballots

By Jomar Canlas | The Manila Times  The election protest of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos finally kicked off with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) obeying the order of the

Business Mirror – Bongbong Marcos’s election protest moves forward

Business Mirror  The election protest of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. against Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo has finally moved forward with the order of the Presidential

GMA News Online – Bongbong camp: Comelec begins decryption, printing of ballot images from contested precincts

By Virgil Lopez | GMA News Online  The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started the decryption and printing of ballot images from three pilot provinces for the recount in connection