Comelec to meet with police, military for poll security prep

Morexette B. Erram 04/15/2018

THE provincial office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) scheduled a meeting with the military and police to finalize security plans for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Comelec Provincial Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano…

Barangay poll candidates seek Osmeña’s blessing

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/11/2018

Despite the reminder from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for barangay candidates to be nonpartisan, aspiring candidates who identify themselves as members of Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) from four barangays walked into Cebu City Hall on…

Police, poll officials related to candidates will be transferred

Nestle L. Semilla 04/06/2018

Officials from both the Police Regional Office (PRO) and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Central Visayas who have relatives running in next month’s Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, will be transferred to another station. This…

Comelec Cebu office open to probing 2016 poll claims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2018

The provincial office of the Commission on Elections said yesterday that they are open to any investigation into allegations of poll fraud that occurred in the May 2016 elections. Provincial Comelec Supervisor Marco Castillano said their office…

Poll exec: Educating voters on brgy bets proper

Morexette B. Erram 02/05/2018

EDUCATING voters to choose the deserving barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials was just proper. This is the statement of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu province on the plans of the Department of Interior and…

Despite uncertainty, Comelec continues poll preps

Inquirer.net, Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/07/2017

DESPITE the possibility that the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections would be postponed to 2018 due to the barangay reform bill, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is still preparing for the upcoming election this October. Cebu Provincial…

Cebu village execs back poll delay

Winston Ensomo 08/01/2017

Comelec says biddings will be done for materials but no awarding yet While the local Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices were anxious over preparations in this year’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, barangay officials in Cebu…

Suspect in poll exec’s murder faces raps

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Visayas State University Intern Cristelita E. Boco 07/05/2017

THE suspect in the murder of an election officer assigned in Barili town, southern Cebu, will face murder charges filed against him by the Barili police. Escorted by his brothers SPO1 Jorve Timagos and SPO1 Tata Timagos,…

Bongbong Marcos pays P36M installment on poll protest fee

Inquirer.net 04/17/2017

Losing vice presidential candidate and former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday paid P36 million to the Supreme Court as first installment of the required fee for the retrieval of election materials for his election protest…