COMELEC urges candidates to file SOCE before June ends

Morexette Erram 05/17/2018

The COMELEC- Central Visayas is now working double time to conclude and officially publish the list of winners for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections as they are set to prepare for the 2019 Senatorial Elections…

Candidates told: Clean up or else …

Norman V. Mendoza 05/16/2018

CANDIDATES in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections will start cleaning and taking down campaign posters in the barangays in Lapu-Lapu City today (May 17). Arvin Abing, who was elected Barangay Kagawad in Barangay Maribago Lapu-Lapu City,…

Election candidates from media: 10 bets win, 10 others lose

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/15/2018

AT LEAST 10 mediamen were successful in their bid to become barangay officials in this years elections while at least 10 others also failed in their election run. The winners included Dennes Tabar, who was elected as…

Osmeña thanks supporters for choosing Barangay and Sk candidates under BOPK

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/15/2018

Is there now a change in the political landscape in Cebu City? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña thinks so as he announced that barangay (village) captains under the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) dominated in the barangay…

SK CHAIRMAN CANDIDATE’S PLAY

MAO BA? 05/14/2018

News about the young voters who were allegedly brought to three resorts in Talisay and Lapu-Lapu cities and Minglanilla town by SK chairman aspirant in Barangay Suba, Cebu City, on Sunday drew mixed reactions from the netizens.…

Proclamation of winning but disqualified candidates may be suspended, says COMELEC-7

Marthy Lubiano 05/14/2018

  If declared as winners, the proclamation of nine disqualified Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) bets in Central Visayas may be suspended. The COMELEC Central Office earlier released a memorandum containing the names of candidates who can…

Uncontested candidates not yet official winners, says COMELEC Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/14/2018

With several Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates running unopposed, Commission on Elections (COMELEC) officials reiterate that uncontested candidates are not automatically proclaimed as winners. “The law defines a winner as the candidate who obtained highest number…

Money for vote-buying flowed in a barangay in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 05/14/2018

It was past midnight but most of the residents in a densely populated barangay in Mandaue City remained awake. Some gathered in small groups to discuss who to vote in today’s election. Shortly before 1 a.m. of…

Tanods reminded to focus on job and to avoid being used by candidates

Rosalie Abatayo 05/13/2018

COSAP chief Garry Lao reminded barangay tanods not to allow themselves be used by incumbent barangay officials in election activities tomorrow. Lao said he received reports that some tanods are being contracted by incumbent barangay officials, both…

Voters, candidates reminded to observe rules

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/12/2018

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned voters not to write anything other than who they would vote for in their ballots for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “The official ballot is a sacred document that…