Philippine Polls Blog


Comelec: Gun ban stays until Duterte postpones polls

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that the gun ban, which was implemented starting yesterday, will remain in effect until President Rodrigo Duterte signs the postponement of the barangay elections. The House of Representatives...


4 men fall on 1st day of Comelec gun ban

FOUR people were arrested in Cebu during the first day of the nationwide gun ban. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) implemented a gun ban starting yesterday as part of its preparations for the Oct....


Comelec postpones barangay, SK polls in Mindanao

MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has postponed the conduct of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in Mindanao this year. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said Tuesday, September 5, that the Comelec en...


Prov’l Comelec finds new home in legislative bldg.

THE Cebu Provincial Commission on Elections Office (Comelec) moved to the second floor of the Capitol legislative building while the old Comelec office is undergoing renovation. Comelec Supervisor Atty. Lionel Marco Castillano said he...


Comelec commissioner: ‘We can manage the polls without Bautista’

COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon Tuesday reiterated the call for Chairman Andres Bautista to step down from his post amid the controversies hounding his family. “He (Bautista) is already depressed and could...