Comelec junks plan to pilot test DRE voting system

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec junks plan to pilot test DRE voting system 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will no longer push through with the pilot testing of the Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting system for the 2016 national and local polls.

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Comelec assessing plan to pilot test touch screen voting system in 2016 polls

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec assessing plan to pilot test touch screen voting system in 2016 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patino

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is now assessing the proposal regarding the pilot testing of the Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) system in the May 2016 national and local polls.

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Smartmatic is the lone eligible bidder for DRE technology — Comelec-BAC

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Smartmatic is the lone eligible bidder for DRE technology — Comelec-BAC 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — After declaring its competitor as ineligible, Smartmatic–Total Information Management (TIM) Corporation is now the only eligible bidder for the supply of the Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) machines for the 2016 national and local elections.

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Comelec-BAC assures equal treatment for prospective bidders

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Comelec-BAC assures equal treatment for prospective bidders 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov. 5 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections–Bids and Awards Committee (Comelec-BAC) said today that prospective bidders for the 2016 automated election system (AES) will be treated equally.

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