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Last 2 Minutes!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Last 2 Minutes! Time is running out for over 2 million remaining voters without biometrics to update their records No better way to commemorate National Heroes Day but to register and get validated on August 31   MANILA, Philippines (August 27, 2015) – The country’s modern-day heroes […]

Magpa-BB na: Biometrics sa Bakasyon! Voters can update their biometrics during the long weekends

Magpa-BB na: Biometrics sa Bakasyon! Voters can update their biometrics during the long weekends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Magpa-BB na: Biometrics sa Bakasyon! STEP Coalition encourages voters to register, get validated or transfer their registration in the coming long weekends Region IV-A and NCR are consistently the top 2 regions with highest number of voters without biometrics   MANILA, Philippines (August 20, 2015) – Going back to […]

Putting people’s power on paper: New multi-stakeholder coalition Samahan para sa Tunay na Eleksyon sa Pilipinas (STEP) launches campaign on voter registration and civic participation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MANILA, Philippines (June 30, 2015) – Exactly one year from now, Filipinos will witness a new president taking oath. How we get from this point at present to that point in the future is going to determine how we will progress as a nation for the […]

“Just vote. – LENTE”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) would like to call on the voters of Puerto Princesa to ignore the tense and confusing environment that the recall election has created in the city and just vote in the electoral exercise 2 days from now. “It is understandable […]

WHAT COULD GO WRONG IN THE 2016 ELECTIONS? A year before elections, watchdog LENTE points out five issues that need to be addressed ASAP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A year before the 2016 National and Local Elections, the election group LENTE (Legal Network for Truthful Elections) identifies five concerns/issues that could affect the elections’ credibility.  The five concerns are:  appointments in the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the system to be used in the elections, COMELEC’s […]

To serve or not to serve? Make us decide – Public School Teachers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four days before Congress resumes its session, the three biggest teacher organizations in the country, Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC), Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and Philippines Public School Teachers Association (PPSTA), called on Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales and other lawmakers to push for […]

No to Mañana Habit

No to Mañana Habit

    May 5 Press Release of LENTE for Voter’s registration and Validation. Register early.

LENTE calls for everyone’s vigilance

“LET US BE VIGILANT” The upcoming Barangay Elections demands no less than vigilance and accountability from each and every one of us. The night before the elections, traditionally, is a perfect timing for “gapang” operations (distribution of grocery items, alcoholic beverages and cash in exchange of votes by the candidates). […]

Eleksyon 2013: “There was no genuine elections.”–Legal Network for Truthful Elections

Eleksyon 2013: “There was no genuine elections.”–Legal Network for Truthful Elections

Released 17 May 2013 “There was no genuine elections,” says the Legal Network for Truthful Elections, not in accordance with international standards of inclusiveness, transparency, accountability and public confidence in elections. Voters being victimized by discrepancies between voters’ lists, discrimination, and insufficiency and manipulation of ballots increased disenfranchisement and the […]

Eleksyon 2013: Enabled and Empowered [Press statement by LENTE, AGENDA and KAMPI]

Eleksyon 2013: Enabled and Empowered [Press statement by LENTE, AGENDA and KAMPI]

Released 25 May 2013 Quezon City, Philippines–Ang inclusiveness o pagpapabilang ay kinikilala ng mga eksperto sa buong mundo na isa sa mga mahahalagang pamantayan ng isang lehitimo at tapat na eleksyon. Maipahahayag lamang na nagkaroon ng tunay na eleksyon kung epektibong napagbigyang bumoto ang mga taong nasa tamang edad at […]