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Posts Tagged ‘COMELEC’

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...

PNP: Election hotspots climb to 7,916

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 | No Comments
    QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded a total of 7,915 election hotspots in the country, four days ahead of the barangay and Sangguniang...

Comelec readies in case Board of Election Tellers are a ‘no show’

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is already anticipating that a number of teachers or board election tellers will not show up in the May 14 barangay...

Man arrested for carrying airsoft gun in public

Posted on: May 9th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Police on patrol chanced upon Sonny Reyes holding a replica gun Tuesday night at Jose Basa Street in Tondo, Manila. Reyes said he was not aware...

Comelec warns election candidates of disqualification for vote buying

Posted on: May 7th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections has warned candidates in the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections of possible disqualification if proven to have engaged in vote buying. “They...

Socorro Inting takes oath as new Comelec Commissioner

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Former Court of Appeals Associate Justice Socorro Inting was sworn into office Thursday, May 3, as new Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner. Commissioner Inting’s oath taking was...

Comelec orders perpetual disqualification against 105 individuals

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has disqualified a total of 105 individuals for habitual non-submission of Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE.) This means they are already barred from holding...