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Low turnout as violence tarnishes Kenya's repeat election

Oct 27, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Kenya's second presidential election in 3 months sharply divides east Africa's flagship democracy, and could yet face further legal battles

DAY AFTER. People read local newspapers with a variety of headlines in Nairobi on October 27, 2017, the day after voting took place in repeat presidential polls in Kenya. Photo by Simon Maina/AFP

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Apr 26, 2017 - 7:33 PM

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Marcos wants SC action on Comelec's 'failed' SD card decryption

Jan 18, 2017 - 6:34 PM

For us this is quite disheartening and highly irregular says the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr

SUSPICIOUS. The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos finds the Comelec's failure to decrypt the unused SD cards suspicious, raising speculations on poll fraud. Rappler file photo

Marcos camp: Data in unused SD cards prove poll fraud

Jan 16, 2017 - 7:30 PM

But Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says it is better to let the process of decryption be completed first and not to speculate on the supposed files in the SD cards

ELECTION FRAUD. The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos asserts that data found in unused VCMs prove that the election system is tampered.  File photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

'10 days not enough to answer Marcos election protest'

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Lawyer Romulo Macalintal says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr s election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo is the longest ever filed in the country

Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos files an election protest against Vice President elect Leni Robredo before the Supreme Court in Manila on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

#AnimatED: Losing with dignity

May 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The scrutiny of votes a candidate s right should not hold hostage the transition process

Marcos camp files formal request to open Comelec servers

May 18, 2016 - 5:13 PM

VP bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr wants his team of IT experts to be allowed to audit the election results server before the start of the canvassing of votes

SYSTEM AUDIT. The camp of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr, represented by lawyer Jose Amorado (left) and party-list congressman Jonathan dela Cruz (right), wants the Comelec to allow a public audit of the results server before the start of the official canvassing of votes on May 25, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

EXPLAINER: What Marcos Jr should do to prove election fraud

May 14, 2016 - 9:00 AM

If Mr Marcos seriously wants to know the truth the truth is just sitting on his lap His team surely has copies of the election returns printed at the precincts

BONGBONG IS THEIR VP. Supporters raise a poster of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr during his final campaign rally in Mandaluyong City on May 7, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Comelec server hash codes altered, then Robredo votes surged – Marcos camp

May 11, 2016 - 6:04 PM

Despite airing its suspicion to the public Marcos camp is still uncertain whether the alleged new codes in fact altered the count

ALLEGATION. Francesca Huang of Ferdinan Marcos Jr' legal team explains the information they received about a new command introduced to the Transparency Server of the Comelec on May 9, 2016, the night of the elections. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Isabela bishop to Comelec: Declare 'failure of elections' in Basilan town

May 09, 2016 - 4:46 PM

Most of the ballots in the voting precinct of Barangay Matarling already have shaded circles for the mayor and vice mayor portions

In a screen grab of the video posted by Richard Falcatan, volunteers are answering multiple ballots at a time.

'Fingerprints of election thieves' spotted in past PH polls data

May 08, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Our analysis of election results data in 2010 indicates a high probability of cheating in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur

Angeles City vice mayoral candidate accused of vote buying

May 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Lawyer Willie Rivera denies the allegation and says this is a last ditch effort to discredit him at this point in the elections

PAMPANGA. Police Senior Inspector Rolando Doroja, Angeles City Police Office's Station 5 chief, shows cash amounting to P7700 in P100 bills and 4 pages of paper bearing the list of names of persons which was reportedly recovered from two men. Photo: Chris Navarro

Nearly 4 in 10 Filipinos expect election cheating – poll

Feb 22, 2016 - 11:57 AM

The Pulse Asia survey shows 39 percent or a sizeable plurality of Filipinos believe cheating will take place in the May 2016 presidential elections

Mock Elections- close voting. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

NCR, 8 key cities disprove '60-30-10'

May 25, 2013 - 11:18 AM

The totals reflect the alleged ratio but individual city results mirror variations that challenge notions of a fixed cheating pattern

60-30-10? Regional votes don't support it

May 23, 2013 - 10:09 PM

Individual votes of candidates as well as aggregate votes for each slate vary from region to region But when results converge at national average they reflect the sentiment of the country favoring Team PNoy

UNA to PNoy: Crack down on LP operators

May 09, 2013 - 5:35 PM

UNA calls on President Aquino to crack down on supposed operators of his party who may exploit weaknesses in the automated elections system and cheat

New Comelec exec bad news for Lanao cheats

Mar 09, 2013 - 9:19 AM

Makabangkit Lanto vows to go after operators and erring election officers in Lanao del Sur

NEW COMMISSIONER. Newly-appointed Comelec commissioner Macabangkit Lanto with chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. Photo tweeted by Brillantes

2013 polls & beyond: Aquino's 'litmus' test

Sep 24, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Will the President s impressive ratings translate to votes for his anointed one or the administration senatorial candidates?

Another poll cheat case awaits Abalos

Jan 21, 2012 - 8:21 PM

Ex Comelec chair accused of consipiring to rig 2007 poll results in South Cotabato