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Counting begins in Mauritius election

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – Counting was underway Friday, November 8, in Mauritius following a strong turnout in an election to decide who will govern one of Africa's wealthiest and most stable democracies for the next five years. Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth is seeking a popular mandate in the Indian Ocean nation after being installed ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerNov 8th, 2019

Mauritius premier tightens hold on parliament

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth's coalition has strengthened its grip on parliament after Mauritius' electoral commission finalized the outcome of the election in the Indian Ocean nation. Jugnauth's center-right Morisian Alliance won 4 more seats in the final allocation to hold 42 of 70 seats following Thursday's vote , the commission said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2019

Mauritians vote in first ballot since PM succeeded father

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – Mauritians are voting in the first election since Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was installed in the job after his father stepped down in 2017. Jugnauth succeeded his father Anerood Jugnauth as prime minister without a popular vote when the older man stood down two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Philippine LGBTIQ communities divided on election outcome

By: Ging Cristobal A NATIONAL election took place in the Philippines on May 13. Marred by controversy, accusations of vote-buying and faulty counting machines, the results of the election were correspondingly conflicting, further widening the divide between those loyal to the current government and president, and those eager for change. Same-sex sexual activity has never […] The post Philippine LGBTIQ communities divided on election outcome appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 5th, 2019

WATCH: Senate hearing on election issues

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate of the Philippines conducts a hearing on Tuesday, June 4, on several issues surrounding the recently concluded 2019 midterm elections. Among the issues to be discussed will be the sheer number of defective vote counting machines, bleeding markers, SD cards that didn’t work, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

Doubts linger

WHEN the automated election was introduced in 2010, the quick counting and transmission of the results received general approval. Questions about the outcome were practically drowned out by public support. There were glitches, but they were explained that nothing is perfect but in general the results were credible. By 2013, reports of the source code […] The post Doubts linger appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

With counting done, Comelec faces Senate probe next

With all the election winners proclaimed, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is preparing to face a Senate investigation on technical glitches that marred the midterm polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Comelec conducts special polls in Isabela

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) yesterday conducted a special election in a village in Jones town here after two vote counting machines (VCMs) and ballots to be used in the area were set on fire last May 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

Special election, isasagawa sa Jones, isabela sa Lunes

Manila, Philippines – Magdaraos ang Commission on Elections (Comelec) ng special elections sa Jones, Isabela bukas, Lunes, Mayo 20, kasunod na rin nang naganap na panununog ng mga armadong lalaki ng dalawang vote counting machines […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

PPCRV to continue election return validation even after proclamation

The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting will continue validating election returns even after the proclamation of winning candidates in the midterm elections. However, PPCRV national chairperson Myla Villanueva said the digitally transmitted election returns will stop coming in once the proclamation begins. “We don’t have to be 100 percent. That count (electronic transmission) is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 18th, 2019

The terror

Automated voting bulldozed to obsolescence the old days of uncertainty over election outcomes. I was weaned on manual ballot counting (1978 to 2007) that started in the night and extended up until the break of day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Accountability sought for election glitches

A coalition of citizens’ groups trooped to the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) yesterday morning to demand accountability from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) over the technical glitches that occurred in the vote counting machines (VCMs)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Accountability sought for election glitches

A coalition of citizens’ groups trooped to the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) yesterday morning to demand accountability from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) over the technical glitches that occurred in the vote counting machines (VCMs)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Thanks Mayor Tom; welcome Mayor Labella

There are two things that I should be thankful for to Mayor Tomas Osmeña. First, for what he has done for Cebu, and second, for showing his sportsmanship by conceding defeat the very night the counting of ballots was still on-going. He led his supporters to be calm. Prior to the election, I had the […] The post Thanks Mayor Tom; welcome Mayor Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Palace: Poll results credible despite VCM, server issues

Despite vote-counting machine (VCM) glitches and issues with the election transparency server, Malacañang believes the results of the midterm polls, where its allies are dominating the senatorial race so far, are credible......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Eleksiyon pumalya

FAILURE of election. Ito ang sigaw ng Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP), Philippine Computer Society Emeritus Toti Casiño dahil sa kaliwa’t kanang iniulat na kapalpakan ng ilang vote counting machines (VCMs) at paglabag sa proseso ng eleksiyon ayon sa Section 5 & 6 ng Omnibus Election Code at Republic Act 9369. Sa ginanap na media ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

2 suspects in burning of VCMs in Isabela under police custody - The Manila Times Online

TWO alleged suspects in the burning of vote counting machines (VCMs) and election paraphernalia in Isabela are currently under the custody of police after one was arrested on Tuesday nightREAD The pos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

2 suspects in burning of VCMs in Isabela under police custody

TWO alleged suspects in the burning of vote counting machines (VCMs) and election paraphernalia in Isabela are currently under the custody of police after one was arrested on Tuesday night…READ The post 2 suspects in burning of VCMs in Isabela under police custody appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019
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As It Happens- Election Day 2019 - Philippine Star

As It Happens: Election Day 2019 Philippine Star Election Day boo-boos: The Commission on Election says SD or memory cards were the likely culprit in the malfunctioning of 400 to 600 vote counting ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

2 VCMs burned in Isabela hotspot; PNP probes why BEIs unescorted

TWO VOTE counting machines (VCM) were burned on Tuesday morning by still unidentified armed men in Jones, Isabela, an area identified as an election hotspot and categorized under “grave concern.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019