Post Tagged with: "Eleksyon 2013"

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 […]

Eleksyon 2013: Technical glitches and vote buying most common issues on election day

Eleksyon 2013: Technical glitches and vote buying most common issues on election day

Released 13 May 2013 Technical glitches in PCOS machines and rampant vote-buying are two of the most common complaints in the past 14 hours since the polling precincts opened on election day. Starting at 6am on May 13, almost 3,000 volunteers of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) have […]

Eleksyon 2013: How to handle PCOS machines in cases of malfunction, sabotage, catastrophe

Eleksyon 2013: How to handle PCOS machines in cases of malfunction, sabotage, catastrophe

Released 13 May 2013 Some of the most common reports the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) has been receiving from its volunteers are related to PCOS machines. Isolated problems in several municipalities include delayed delivery of the machines, defective units, deviations in the actual practice as instructed by the Commission […]

Eleksyon 2013: Beware of “gapang”

Released 12 May 2013 The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) is all geared up for the midterm elections tomorrow, 13 May 2013. With presence in almost all municipalities throughout the country, LENTE volunteers are trained to provide legal assistance, monitor compliance with election laws and regulations, and exact accountability from various election […]

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Election Offenses on Registration of Voters

Preliminaries on Candidacy What is registration? Registration refers to the act of accomplishing and filing a sworn application for registration by a qualified voter before the election officer of the city or municipality wherein he resides and including the same in the book of registered voters upon approval by the […]

Top Election Offenses

Top Election Offenses and How to Spot Them

From registration of voters to the canvassing of ballots, here are common offenses we should watch out: Registration of voters Unlawful exclusion of registered voters or inclusion of fictitious voters or unapproved application forms (Dagdag-Bawas) Annulment of Book of Voters when prepared thru fraud, bribery, impersonation, intimidation or contains data […]

Lawyers’ group tapped to help Comelec implement rules on campaign financing

Source: Philstar.com (Published 3 April 2013) MANILA, Philippines—The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente), a group of lawyers and law students advocating electoral reforms, has been tapped by the Commision on Elections (Comelec) to help the poll body implement its rules on campaign financing. The Comelec confirmed yesterday that a […]

Comelec taps LENTE for campaign finance monitoring

Source: Yahoo! News (Published 4 April 2013) The Commission on Elections has tapped the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) to help it implement its campaign finance regulations in the May 13 elections. Acting as legal consultants and civil society partner, LENTE will augment the limited financial and human resources […]