SWS: Survey results vary depending on names provided by poll sponsor

Inquirer.net 10/13/2018

Survey results vary depending on the names and number of choices provided by the poll sponsor. This was the clarification of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) after Inquirer.net noted in a report Friday that a survey commissioned…

1st candidate to file COC at Cebu poll office

Rosalie O. Abatayo, Zena V. Magto 10/11/2018

IT WAS a slow day for the election officers at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices of Cebu Province at the start of the scheduled five-day filing of the certificates of candidacy (COCs) for next year’s midterm…

Bulk of bets to file COCs next week – poll exec

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie Erram 10/11/2018

WITH no candidates showing up to file their certificates of candidacy (COCs) at the Commission on Election Cebu City North District (Comelec-Cebu City North district) office, Election Officer Marchel Sarno said that they were expecting this development.…

Grace Poe leads Senate poll; Sara Duterte, Imee Marcos in top 12

Inquirer 09/23/2018

If the senatorial elections were held in the first week of September, Sen. Grace Poe would have topped the race, a nationwide survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed. Of the 66 names included in the survey, held…

Maine Mendoza makes it to ‘100 Asian Sweethearts’ final five

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/15/2018

PHENOMENAL Star Maine Mendoza has proven that she is indeed an online sensation. Out of 30 semifinalists across Asia, Mendoza got the highest online votes for the “100 Asian Sweethearts,” a poll conducted by Starmometer. According to…

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…

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