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Comelec intensifies campaign vs vote buying as 2019 election nears

Posted on: December 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is busy with its preparations for the upcoming 2019 midterm elections. Aside from this, Comelec reminded the public to vote wisely and warned...

Bato eligible for police escorts after receiving death threats — PNP

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police chief, PDG Oscar Albayalde said the PNP is ready to assign police escorts to its former chief, PDG Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa despite his...

Koko Pimentel, Freddie Aguilar, Abner Afuang among first to file COCs

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The early birds at the office of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Intramuros Manila were filing their certificates of candidacy for the Senate race in 2019....

Comelec resets COC filing to Oct. 11 to 17

Posted on: September 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reset the schedule of filing the certificate of candidacy (COC) for the 2019 national and local elections. Instead of doing it...

Ex-poll chief defends Comelec over fraud allegations

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes and a poll watchdog engaged in a heated argument  on Monday (August 6) during a Senate inquiry on...

SOCE filing deadline today, June 13 – Comelec

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – Today, June 13, is the last day for filing the Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) of all candidates in the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang...

Comelec: Vote buying tops election offenses in 2018 barangay, SK polls

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Election (Comelec) reported that the most prevalent election offense in the recently concluded barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election, May 14, was vote...

Construction works hamper election in Bagong Silang, Caloocan

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 | No Comments
    CALOOCAN CITY, Philippines – Voters in the country’s largest barangay, Bagong Silang, Caloocan, struggled to get things done during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday, May...

Comelec absolves 7 individuals in Lucena City of alleged vote buying

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  LUCENA CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Lucena absolved seven individuals suspected of vote buying in Barangay Dalahican on Sunday, May 13. The agency said they have...

15 government, elected officials arrested over violation of Comelec gun ban

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) arrested a total of 1,118 individuals since the Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban took effect on April 14. A large...