Archive for February, 2014

What went wrong in barangay polls: Lente enumerates infractions By: Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, InterAksyon.com (October 28, 2013 12:45 PM)

MANILA, Philippines — While generally peaceful, the national barangay elections Monday was still marred by incidents such as unlawful electioneering, disenfranchisement of voters, and unauthorized entry of candidates in some polling places, according to the elections watchdog Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente). The group said that based on its […]

POLL POSTCRIPT | May 13 exercise flunked standards for transparency, accountability – watchdog By: Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com May 17, 2013 12:38 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Poll watchdog Lente (Legal Network for Truthful Elections) said¬†Friday¬†the May 13 midterm elections left much to be desired, with several areas having experienced disfranchisement of voters, vote-buying and other anomalies. In a press conference in Quezon City, Lente said there was “no genuine elections” at least not […]

INFOGRAPHIC | How to handle PCOS machines in cases of malfunction, sabotage, and/or disaster By: Legal Network for Truthful Elections May 13, 2013 3:50 PM

INFOGRAPHIC | How to handle PCOS machines in cases of malfunction, sabotage, and/or disaster By: Legal Network for Truthful Elections May 13, 2013 3:50 PM

On election day, May 13, 2013, the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente) released several guidelines to help Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs), the media, and Filipino voters how to handle automated voting equipment. The group released the statement on Monday after it received reports of several oversights and discrepancies […]

Voter fraud incidents mar barangay elections: LENTE by Jojo Malig, ABS-CBNNews.com

MANILA – Flying voters, double voting, and “ghost” voters marred the generally orderly barangay elections held Monday nationwide, an official of a poll watchdog said. Lawyer Rona Ann Caritos, executive director of Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE), told ANC Top Story that the attitude of candidates became worse this […]

Grupong Lente, nagulat sa money ban ng Comelec ngayong eleksyon | Video By: Ruth Cabal

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Poll watchdog reports election offenses, suspension of voting By: Kimberly Jane Tan, GMA News

An election watchdog on Monday reported several election offenses occurring throughout the country during the barangay polls, including acts of electioneering in polling places, vote-buying and vote-snatching. In a statement on Monday, election watchdog The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) said their observers reported incidents of vote-buying in Bongao, […]