Comelec urges teachers who rendered election duties to claim their cash card

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

AT least 2,000 of the 40,000 teachers in Central Visayas who served during the recent Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections have not yet claimed their cash cards from their respective Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices. Comelec-7…

Comelec: “No election protest lodge at Municipal Trial Courts”

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

Comelec Region-7 Director Veronico Petalcorin reminded candidates who plan to lodge election protests that they can only file their complaints up to 10 days after the proclamation was made. Petalcorin said candidates have only until May 25…

Comelec to release honoraria for teachers who served during elections

Rosalie Abatayo 05/22/2018

At least 2,000 teachers in Central Visayas who served during the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections are still yet to claim their cash cards from their respective Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices. Comelec-7 Director Veronico Petalcorin said…

Comelec declares end of election period

Inquirer.net 05/21/2018

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has formally ended the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. In a statement on Monday, the poll body said that the ban on bearing, carrying and transporting of firearms and other deadly…

Comelec: Abella can assume as village chief of Duljo-Fatima; Osmeña asked to pick council replacement

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/18/2018

Although he already exhausted his years as barangay captain, Elmer Abella, who garnered the most of number of votes as councilor of Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City, can sit as village chief. Comelec-7 director Veronico Petalcorin said there is…

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…

Comelec breaks ties in two barangays in San Fernando

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/16/2018

TWO barangay councilors in Lantawan, San Fernando town, who tied for seventh place tossed the coin to decide who between them would assume the position. San Fernando Election Officer Renante Angcos said Alicia Alcoseba and Analyn Ilustrisimo…

Voter turnout for 2018 Barangay, SK polls seems high — Comelec

Inquirer.net 05/14/2018

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that voter turnout in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, even without the official raw data, is considered high. “I don’t have the actual turnout figures yet, we’re collating…

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…