Opposition allies boycott ABC elections

Morexette B. Erram 07/30/2018

In a recent turn of events, Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid and several barangay captains allied with the opposition Barug Team Rama – PDP Laban boycotted the elections for the next set of officials of the…

Elections to push through in absence of Constitutional revisions, amendments

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/16/2018

Comelec Provincial Election Officer Lawyer Ferdinand Gujilde said the Congress cannot legislate a law to postpone the election, and only the Comelec En Banc has the authority to postpone the election based on the present constitution. The…

Alvarez: ‘No-el’ in 2019 practical to speed up federal shift

Inquirer.net 07/11/2018

It would be practical to suspend the 2019 elections to facilitate the country’s possible shift to a federal form of government, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Wednesday. When asked if it would be easier to postpone…

Hundreds of Barangay, SK candidates failed to beat SOCE deadline

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2018

Over 400 candidates during the May 14 Barangay and SK elections have yet to file their Statement of Campaign Expenditures (SOCEs) to their respective Commission on Elections (COMELEC) officers. In the North District, only 844 of the…

Voters turnout in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/10/2018

There were only 75.6 percent of the number of voters in Cebu, who cast their votes during the Barangay Elections. According to initial data from the Cebu Province’s Commission on Election, out of 2,309,915 registered voters, only…

PRO-7 commends police units, stakeholders for contribution in election

Intern 05/28/2018

At least 16 individuals were given recognition for their contribution in making the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections 2018 successful. Eight police forces received the Medalya ng Papuri for justly carrying out their duty and apprehending violators…

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…

Tomas to endorse SK chairs under BOPK

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2018

The elections for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) – Federation president for Cebu City is only a week away, and Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña announced that he is eyeing to endorse three newly-elected SK chairpersons for the…

CSBT records 2,460 trips during election

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/22/2018

  At least 135,300 passengers flocked to Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) during the barangay and SK polls. CSBT manager Joey Herrera said that they recorded 2,460 trips from May 12 until 14. Herrera added that they…

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…

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