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Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls 0

Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls

SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano filed Wednesday Senate Bill 1037 seeking to reset the upcoming synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls from October 31, 2016 to the last Monday of October 2018. Cayetano’s bill also...

Comelec asked to cancel 1PACMAN partylist’s accreditation 0

Comelec asked to cancel 1PACMAN partylist’s accreditation

A PETITION was filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) seeking to cancel the registration and accreditation of One Patriotic Coalition of Marginalized Nationals (1PACMAN) as a regional sectoral party-list organization, for “drifting from...

Comelec: Suspected links to illegal drugs not ground for disqualification 0

Comelec: Suspected links to illegal drugs not ground for disqualification

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) cannot disqualify aspirants in the forthcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls over their supposed link to illegal drug operations. Comelec Chairman Juan Andres Bautista noted that such accusations...

Comelec welcomes survey showing most Filipino trust May 9 polls 0

Comelec welcomes survey showing most Filipino trust May 9 polls

THE leadership of Commission on Elections (Comelec) is elated over a survey showing favorable sentiment of people on the May 9 national and local elections. Comelec chairman Juan Andres Bautista is convinced that the...

Comelec: No mall voting for October polls 0

Comelec: No mall voting for October polls

AFTER failing to execute the planned mall voting last May elections, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Juan Andres Bautista confirmed they will not be attempting to organize a similar scheme in the forthcoming Barangay...

Youth group asks SC to extend SK registration 0

Youth group asks SC to extend SK registration

A YOUTH group asked Thursday the Supreme Court (SC) to compel the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the deadline of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) voter’s registration period. The petition, filed by Akbayan Youth,...

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