mock elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on mock elections


Mock canvassing: 100% of votes transmitted

Apr 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

This goes to show everybody Guys we’re ready for the elections Smartmatic s Marlon Garcia says after the Comelec s transmission test

TRANSMISSION TEST. The Commission on Elections tests the transmission of election results in its Santa Rosa warehouse on April 23, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

7 ideas for Comelec: How to make the 2016 polls credible

Mar 10, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Poll watchdogs suggest some measures the Comelec may still take less than 2 months before the May 9 elections to make the exercise credible

Duterte wins majority vote in Xavier University mock poll

Feb 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Xavier University says they hope the polls encouraged research into the candidates profiles and active participation in the national elections

MOCK POLLS. The mock elections held in Xavier University hope to encourage more active participation in the voting process. Photo courtesy of Xavier University

Vote-counting machines unreliable, says watchdog

Feb 14, 2016 - 2:17 PM

Poll watchdog Kontra Daya makes the observation after Saturday s mock elections

Mock Elections-BEI's remove election returns results after taransmitting at Bagong- Pag-asa Elementary School in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Mga Sugbuanon: Einstein sa pagka-mayor? Bieber sa pagka-presidente?

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:32 PM

Sa gipahigayong mock election niadtong Sabado gibutyag sa opisyal sa Comelec sa Sugbo nga wala sila nigamit ug tinuod nga mga pangan sa kandidato aron wala y maka impluwensiya sa mga resulta

ELECTION 'WINNERS'. In mock elections in Cebu, voters choose pop star Justin Bieber to be their 'president' and physicist Albert Einstein as the 'mayor' of Cebu City. Photo of mock ballot by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

Cebu mock elections: Delayed transmission, quicker vote

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:21 PM

In Barangay Cabutongan big trees and other obstructions blocked the transmission signal to the Comelec s station at the provincial capital

'VERY EASY.' Carlota Orendain of Mabolo, Cebu City, tells reporters that voting in the mock election was simple. Ryan Macasero/Rappler

WATCH: Comelec holds mock elections in schools, malls

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:36 PM

During the mock elections former Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr also makes a surprise appearance in a mall voting center

New voting machine 'friendlier, faster than PCOS' – poll officer

Feb 13, 2016 - 5:35 PM

There are no major glitches recorded during the mock elections in Cagayan says an election assistant

MOCK POLLS. An election officer presents a transmission report generated by the vote-counting machine during the mock elections in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Comelec mock elections begin in 9 provinces

Feb 13, 2016 - 12:42 PM

In Centro 1 in Tuguegarao City at least 20 votes have been cast more than two hours since the mock elections started This is a low turnout compared to the expected 461 voters

DRY RUN. The Commission on Elections is conducting simultaneous mock elections in select areas nationwide on Saturday, February 13. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Ex-poll chief: Comelec now ‘more transparent’

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:12 AM

During the mock elections former poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr gives Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista a grade of 9 5 out of 10

OLD AND NEW. Former elections chief Sixto Brillantes Jr (left) commends current Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista during the mall voting activity in Robinsons Ermita in Manila. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Comelec holds mock elections after glitches

Feb 13, 2016 - 8:46 AM

UPDATED Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says the poll body wants to speed up the voting process

MOCK POLLS. Voters try the mall voting process in Robinsons Ermita during the Comelec's mock elections. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

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Feb 10, 2016 - 7:00 PM

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Comelec braces for nationwide mock elections

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:22 AM

The Comelec expects more than 25 000 voters to join the process that aims to test the Philippines automated election system

TESTING THE PROCESS. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista uses a vote-counting machine as he demonstrates the voting procedure in a Metro Manila mall in October 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Who's to blame for mock poll errors?

May 02, 2013 - 8:52 PM

The Comelec deals with fears about the accuracy of PCOS machines following discrepancies with the manual audit after the mock elections

PCOS cleared over counting mismatch

May 01, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Remember when discrepancies between PCOS and manual counts breached the accepted limit? It s human error says a report on the mock polls

Brillantes hits citizens' arm: 'Don't punch poll body'

Apr 26, 2013 - 3:12 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr hits Namfrel for publicly criticizing Comelec

Cheating in UP mock elections?

Apr 06, 2013 - 3:35 PM

UP’s online mock elections is tainted with fraud

'Smooth' mock polls suffer poor turnout

Feb 02, 2013 - 6:22 PM

In one precinct it took a village official s vehicle to transport more voters Yet the poll body says it is confident it could get 20 to show up