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+ Follow Automated Election Law Tag
Automated Election Law
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                    [ArticleID] => 1833071
                    [Title] => Nothing illegal with premature campaigning — Supreme Court
                    [Summary] => Personalities eyeing senatorial posts in next year’s midterm elections are not violating any law with their early campaign activities, the Supreme Court has said. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-07-13 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804827
                    [AuthorName] => Edu Punay
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/articles/theodoretesc_2018-07-12_22-53-28401_thumbnail.jpg
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                    [ArticleID] => 1539130
                    [Title] => CBCP to Comelec: Restore security measures
                    [Summary] => 

For our first presentation for the Year 2016 in our talk show “Straight from the Sky,” my fellow authors of the coffee table book “The War in Cebu,” namely, Dr. Resil Mojares and Prof. Jobers Bersales, will talk about this very successful coffee table book which was formally launched last Dec. 8th at the Ayala Activity Center in what I dubbed as the most successful book launched in Cebu.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135522 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1537580 [Title] => CBCP issues guidelines to Catholic voters for 2016 [Summary] =>

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) issued a 10-point guideline to help Catholic voters elect leaders based on the moral teachings of the Church.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096897 [AuthorName] => Eva Visperas [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1530714 [Title] => SC junks petition for extension of voters’ registration [Summary] =>

The Supreme Court (SC) yesterday rejected the bid to extend the deadline for registration of voters for next year’s general elections.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-08 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096875 [AuthorName] => Edu Punay [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150705/taken-biometrics-4.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1510522 [Title] => SC: Nothing wrong with early campaign of 2016 bets [Summary] =>

There is nothing wrong with the early campaigning of candidates in next year’s elections, according to the Supreme Court.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-13 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096875 [AuthorName] => Edu Punay [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/20150610/Election.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1508726 [Title] => Dearth of ‘good’ candidates [Summary] =>

As the filing of the certificate of candidacy nears, it looks like we will really have no other candidates for the presidency than Roxas, Poe and Binay.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-08 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804883 [AuthorName] => Jose C. Sison [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1490436 [Title] => Safeguarding our elections [Summary] =>

Based on its record of past performance as the election watchdog of our country, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is indeed one of the independent Constitutional Commissions with the most unsavory reputation.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-20 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804883 [AuthorName] => Jose C. Sison [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1439765 [Title] => May 2016 polls to push through, Palace vows [Summary] =>

Malacañang yesterday dismissed speculations that there will be no presidential elections in May 2016, following fears the Supreme Court (SC) might scrap the Commission on Elections (Comelec)’s negotiated contract with vote-counting machine supplier Smartmatic.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-31 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096652 [AuthorName] => Delon Porcalla [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1416377 [Title] => Again and again [Summary] =>

On the eve of Pope Francis’ apostolic trip to the Philippines, various groups led by the Citizens for Clean and Credible Elections (C3E) and Automated Election Watch (AES Watch) had asked the Pope for prayers to “guide officials of the Commission on Elections in conducting the polls free of outside influence and corruption.”

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134315 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1395122 [Title] => Sixto, don’t throw good money after bad PCOS [Summary] =>

Manual balloting and counting at precincts, with only canvassing and transmission automated, will cost much less.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-24 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134276 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805283 [AuthorName] => Jarius Bondoc [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) ) )
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