Archive for category: Election2016

Contingency Procedures as per COMELEC Resolution No.10101

Contingency Procedures as per COMELEC Resolution No.10101

Here are the simplified step-by-step procedures to address certain contingencies in the election process as per Comelec Resolution No.10101: For Provincial/District/City/Municipal Board of Canvassers: All or majority of the tokens are unavailable 2. SD card is not available 3. There is sabotage, robbery, and other similar circumstances: 4. There is […]

COMELEC Resolutions 10057, 10088, 10101 and 10083

For reference, here are the COMELEC Resolutions for 2016 National and Local Elections. COMELEC Reso 10088_Amended GI COMELEC Reso 10057_Original General Instructions COMELEC Resolution 10083_Canvassing COMELEC Reso 10101_Revised Contigency Procedures  

Press Release: Bilanggo na, Binilanggo pa

Bilanggo na, Binilanggo pa IMMEDIATE RELEASE LENTE disagrees with the Supreme Court’s issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), which enjoins registered detainees from voting for local positions in the upcoming national elections. LENTE believes that the Supreme Court should have exercised the utmost caution in enjoining the implementation of […]

Election watchdog LENTE kickstarts voter-centered campaign #ATINangEleksyon

Election watchdog LENTE kickstarts voter-centered campaign #ATINangEleksyon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Election watchdog LENTE kickstarts voter-centered campaign #ATINangEleksyon #ATINangEleksyon breaks down principles of genuine elections so voters can evaluate and monitor the electoral process   MANILA, Philippines (January 21, 2016) – The elections are at the heart of any democracy, and the conduct of elections is quite reflective […]

BREAK OLD PATTERNS: Plataporma at plano, hindi pangalan ng kandidato!

Task Force Eleksyon 2016, the largest nationwide coalition of electoral reform advocates, urgently calls on all candidates, different political formations, relevant government institutions, civil society, the media, and the general populace to decisively break the cycle of personality-driven politics this election season and to generate a more substantial democratic exercise […]

“Show me who your friends are and I’ll tell you who you are!”- IBP, LENTE and TF2016

Makati City. TF2016 (Task Force 2016), IBP (Integrated Bar of the Philippines) and LENTE (Legal Network for Truthful Elections) challenged all candidates to be transparent on their financial sources that fund their campaign. This statement was made in light of the Nielsen Pilipinas’ report of national candidates’ spending from January […]

Open Letter to COMELEC: Show us our votes!

OPEN LETTER TO COMELEC Show us our votes!   The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) call on the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to explain to the public how it plans to comply with one of the minimum safety requirements provided for […]

Bantay Karapatan sa Halalan 2016 Unity Statement

Bantay Karapatan sa Halalan 2016 Unity Statement

  KARAPATAN NG BOTANTE, MASINOP NA BANTAYAN; KARAPATAN NG MAMAMAYAN, DETERMINADONG IPAGLABAN Statement of Unity BANTAY KARAPATAN SA HALALAN 2016 Intramuros, Manila | 10 December 2015 On the 9th of May 2016, more than fifty (50) million of us will again troop to the polling stations to renew our faith […]

Primer on Voter Registration

Primer on Voter Registration

  Downloadable Primer on Voter Registration English Filipino Teduray Tausug

Voter Registration Brochure

Voter Registration Brochure

Downloadable Brochure on Voter Registration English Tagalog Tausug Teduray