Posts Tagged ‘board of election inspectors’
Teachers to get better honoraria for 2010 poll duty—Comelec
December 09, 2009 19:24:00
MANILA, Philippines—Teachers who render service as a member of the board of election inspectors (BEIs) in the May 2010 elections will get a “bigger and better honoraria package,” according to a Commission on Elections official.
Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal said Wednesday the compensation package they are considering consists of a honorarium, five-day leave credit, legal support, and medical assistance. Read the rest of this entry »
By Anna Valmero
First Posted 16:03:00 11/18/2009
Filed Under: Eleksyon 2010, Elections, Politics, Inquirer Politics
MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will reduce the number of clustered precincts for next year’s automated polls from 80,000 to around 73,000, an official said Wednesday.
The reduction came after the poll body found out that that some of the 80,000 clustered precincts have 500 or 600 registered voters only—way below the maximum 1,000 voters that the poll machine can process during May 10 elections, said Comelec Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal. Read the rest of this entry »
Poll duty in 2010 easier, safer for teachers
By Anna Valmero
First Posted 17:21:00 07/08/2009
Filed Under: Eleksyon 2010, Elections, State Budget & Taxes
MANILA, Philippines – With the automated system, it will be easier and less dangerous for teachers on election duty in 2010, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo said Wednesday.
Since results from precincts will be electronically transmitted, ballot boxes containing printouts of election returns will become less likely targets for poll cheats, Melo said. Read the rest of this entry »