Comelec control - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Comelec control


Jones town in Isabela now under Comelec control

May 06, 2016 - 5:40 PM

The Comelec en banc approves the recommendation of its regional official following the death of two local candidates in April

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May 03, 2016 - 9:14 PM

Rappler and PPCRV team up to safeguard the 2016 elections Marawi and Abra may soon be under ‘Comelec control’ CHR says the number of election related violence cases rises to 53

Marawi, Abra soon under 'Comelec control'

May 03, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the poll body for one totally prohibits firearms in areas under Comelec control

'COMELEC CONTROL.' The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to place Marawi City as well as Abra under 'Comelec control,' Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says. File photo by Karl Grobl

Lanao del Norte town 'under Comelec control'

Apr 26, 2016 - 8:45 PM

This ensures that voters will not be discouraged from voting because of armed groups says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon

TIGHT SECURITY. A member of the Regional Public Safety Battalion stands guard outside the town hall of Pantar, Lanao del Norte town hall. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Pol rivalry in Comelec-controlled Nueva Ecija

May 14, 2013 - 5:45 AM

In election hot spot Nueva Ecija the incumbent governor seeks to secure his post from a dynasty eyeing for a comeback

PNoy urged to act on Escalante extrajudicial killings

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Residents call on the President to bring to justice those who are responsible

Supporters of Escalante re-electionist Mayor Melecio "Beboy" Yap also hold a prayer rally, about 250 meters away from the place where the march rally participants gathered for a program. Photo by Gilbert Bayoran

No need for Comelec control on Negros Occ – PNP, AFP

Apr 05, 2013 - 1:02 AM

From all indications it s not a political incident This is an insurgency says AFP 3rd ID commander Jose Mabanta Jr

Gov wants Negros Occidental under Comelec control

Apr 03, 2013 - 8:05 PM

He cites the recent murders in Escalante City and 18 cases of extrajudicial killings in past elections Comelec is not keen on the idea

COMELEC CONTROL. Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. requests that the province be placed under the poll body's watch. Photo from

Comelec to junk requests for special control

Mar 27, 2013 - 5:13 PM

Politicians requesting Comelec control do not understand what they want says the Comelec chief

Ilocos Norte new poll area of concern

Mar 20, 2013 - 6:06 PM

The Northern Luzon province has been included in the list of areas at high risk for violence since the start of the election period