Bets given until May 25 to file poll protest

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2018

CANDIDATES who wish to contest the results of the May 14 elections only have until Friday, May 25, to lodge an election protest. Commission on Election (Comelec-7) Regional Director Veronico Petalcorin reminded parties that they can only…

With 32 firearms turned over, San Fernando cop chief urges poll bets to surrender guns

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2018

Candidates in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in San Fernando town, who own firearms, are again encouraged to surrender them to authorities. Senior Insp. Adrian Nalua, San Fernando Police Station chief, made this call on…

5 Albuera, Leyte villages tagged poll hotspots

Inquirer.net 04/25/2018

TACLOBAN CITY – Five villages in the hometown of self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa in Albuera town, Leyte province, have been identified as possible hotspots for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. One of…

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…

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