biometric voter registration

Philippines’ Election Commission Seeks New Voters in Latest Registration Drive

Philippines’ Election Commission Seeks New Voters in Latest Registration Drive

“Comelec has proven to be a pioneering elections body on the global stage with its collection of voters’ biometric data, used for identity verification during polling.” The Philippines’ 2019 general election concluded earlier this year, but the country’s Commission on Elections (or ‘Comelec’) is pushing ahead with a big new effort to get voters registered.…

Gemalto Tech Used for Biometric Voter ID in Philippines Election

Gemalto Tech Used for Biometric Voter ID in Philippines Election

“The larger aim is to eliminate voter fraud by ensuring that each eligible citizen gets a single vote.” National and local elections are being held today in the Philippines, and biometric technology from Gemalto is playing a key role. The company has revealed that it was selected, together with domestic IT firm Nextix, to provide…

Laxton Announces VP to Head New European Office

Laxton Announces VP to Head New European Office

“I am excited to join Laxton Group to bolster the global growth phase of the organisation.  My role as Vice President: Europe will further expand the global footprint of Laxton Group, with the expansion of the European market under my remit, based out of Amsterdam.” – Nick Perkins, Vice President: Europe, Laxton Identity solutions provider Laxton…

Philippines’ Registration Period for Voter Biometrics Closes

Philippines’ Registration Period for Voter Biometrics Closes

With no Supreme Court intervention to stop it, the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) went ahead and closed its biometric voter registration system in accordance with its October 31st deadline this weekend. There had been some speculation that Comelec would be forced to extend the deadline, given a Supreme Court petition filed jointly by a…