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Postponed barangay, SK polls deprive voters of right to choose officials – Namfrel

Dec 04, 2019 - 6:28 PM

Election watchdog National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections hits the postponement of local polls once more as barangay officials will now serve for a term of 5 years instead of 2

RIGHT TO CHOOSE. Election watchdog Namfrel says postponing the barangay and Sannguniang Kabataan elections deprives voters of their right to choose local leaders regularly. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Namfrel asks Comelec to accredit proposed open election data website

Apr 25, 2019 - 8:37 PM

Poll watchdog Namfrel also receives accreditation as Comelec's citizens' arm for the conduct of the random manual audit in the 2019 elections

POLL WATCHDOG. The National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections speaks with reporters in a press conference on April 25, 2019. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Poll watchdogs prepare for final stretch of 2016 elections

May 04, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Want to volunteer for the 2016 elections? Check out what poll watchdogs are doing and how you can help

Namfrel 'apprehensive' over potential poll delays

Apr 04, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Namfrel says possible causes of delay include the bidding for thermal paper to be used in printing voting receipts

CONCERNED. The Namfrel press conference at the Dusit Thani Hotel, April 4, 2016. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Namfrel back as Comelec arm

Nov 26, 2012 - 1:08 PM

Comelec is set to accredit Namfrel as its citizens arm for the 2013 polls with the poll watchdog expected to cooperate with its supposed rival PPCRV

PPCRV is Comelec citizens' arm

Nov 23, 2012 - 2:33 PM

A group seen as PPCRV s rival – Namfrel – meanwhile has a pending petition before the Comelec to accredit it too as official watchdog

Monsod recognized for PH electoral reforms

Oct 27, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Former Comelec Chair Christian Monsod to receive Joe C Baxter award for helping promote transparency in the Philippine electoral system