parallel bids - updates

Rappler's latest stories on parallel bids


Poll automation faces 3rd Supreme Court petition

Jul 18, 2015 - 3:03 PM

This comes as Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista warns critics Your actions could possibly derail the elections in 2016

VOTE-COUNTING MACHINES. A Filipino worker in a warehouse in Quezon City, east of Manila on May 4, 2010, loads precint count optical scan (PCOS) vote-counting machines into a truck to be delivered to polling precincts around Metro Manila. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Comelec to critics: Your actions could derail polls

Jul 14, 2015 - 6:49 PM

Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim says a crucial Supreme Court ruling will definitely decide the mode of elections for 2016

NEW HURDLE. Two separate petitions threaten the Comelec's last-known stop-gap measure to ensure automated elections. File photo by John Javellana

Twin SC petitions threaten automated elections

Jul 07, 2015 - 7:51 PM

A poll watchdog says the simultaneous bidding the Comelec is doing to ensure automated elections in 2016 finds no support in law and is contrary to public policy

MAJOR CRISIS. The Supreme Court's recent ruling means that for now, the Philippines cannot use its 82,000 precinct count optical scan or PCOS machines. File photo by John Javellana