NAMFREL expresses concern on alleged VCM malfunction

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on NAMFREL expresses concern on alleged VCM malfunction 

160509210612Election watchdog National Citizens’ Movement for Free Election (NAMFREL) National Council Members led by Angel S. Averia, Jr. (2nd from left), expressed concern on the reported cases of disenfranchisement resulting from the VCM malfunction that happened during a press conference on Monday (May 9, 2016) at NAMFREL office in La Salle Green Hills, Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)

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VCM misread, paper jam among problems encountered by Comelec-Antique

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on VCM misread, paper jam among problems encountered by Comelec-Antique 

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique, May 9 -– Vote counting machines (VCMs) misreading and paper jam were among the problems encountered by the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) in today’s election, Comelec Supervisor Atty. Jessie Suarez said in an interview.

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Electric fans solve the day for VCM glitches in Calamba City polling area

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Electric fans solve the day for VCM glitches in Calamba City polling area 

By Zen Trinidad

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna May 9 (PNA) – – Four of the seven Vote Counting Machines (VCMs) installed at the Villa de Calamba Subdivision voting center in Lamesa Village here malfunctioned three times which could have caused voting to be delayed here.

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Comelec says the May 9 polls went smoothly

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec says the May 9 polls went smoothly 

MANILA, May 9 — Although there were isolated reports of glitches, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) believed that the just-concluded national and local polls went smoothly.

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Namfrel expresses voters' disenfranchisement over election glitches

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Namfrel expresses voters' disenfranchisement over election glitches 

By Filane Mikee Cervantes

MANILA, May 9 (PNA) — The National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Monday expressed its concern over cases of disenfranchisement resulting from the vote counting machine (VCM) malfunctions that happened.

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SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted that the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on their “No Bio, No Boto” policy will affect the commission's preparations for the May 2016 polls.

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