Philippine Polls Blog


Poll commissioners ask Bautista to leave Comelec

ALL six commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday issued a statement “strongly and urgently” asking embattled poll chief Juan Andres Bautista to leave the agency, either temporarily or for good. “[We...


Impeachment complaint filed vs Comelec chief

COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista was slapped with an impeachment complaint at the House of Representatives on Wednesday, August 23, roughly two weeks after his wife revealed his alleged “ill-gotten” wealth....


Aguirre places Comelec chief’s wife under WPP

JUSTICE Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday said Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista’s estranged wife, Patricia, has been given provisional coverage under Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the Department of Justice (DOJ)....


Comelec chief sues estranged wife

MANILA — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista has filed several charges against his estranged wife in connection with the latter’s accusation that he has unexplained wealth amounting to close to P1...


NBI to probe Comelec chair after wife’s exposé

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was ordered to look into the claims of the wife of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista that he amassed P1-billion worth of undeclared assets. In a...


We’re ready for polls: Comelec

CEBU City Comelec Registrar Marchel Sarno yesterday said they are ready to conduct the Oct. 30 barangay election despite suggestions to postpone it. Speaking during the 888 News Forum at Marco Polo Plaza, Sarno...