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By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. thinks there’s a conspiracy afoot to discredit the Philippine electoral system. He’s identified the supposed conspirators as “those behind” the Automated Election System (AES) Watch, a coalition that has about 40 organizations and individuals as members, among them academics,…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The election into office of misfits, rascals, the poorly qualified and members of entrenched political dynasties may not be the worst result of the recently concluded midterm elections. More pernicious and fatal to our democratic processes, or the appearance thereof, is the virtual enthronement, if the Commission on Elections…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Employees of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) led by the Alliance of COMELEC Employees in Service (ACES) called on newly-appointed Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes to heed their appeal that they immediately be given their financial incentives in the light of the massive savings the Comelec accumulated in…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Brillantes cannot just hold another fully automated elections even without banishing “the ghosts and weaknesses” of previous elections, particularly that of the 2010 automated elections. “He must come up with a comprehensive report at the soonest time possible, lest he be accused of merely sweeping under the rug all those cases of poll irregularities,” said We Watch, a watchdog.