THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) will revise its rules and procedures on electoral protest for local positions to speed up the process that normally takes years to resolve.

Commissioner George Erwin Garcia, a former election lawyer, said on Wednesday that under the existing rules and regulations, there were a lot of election cases that were not resolved at all because the local official has already finished serving his or her three-year term in office.

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