Q&A on substitution of bets

Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet 10/10/2021

My column last Sunday titled “Party substitution extends Oct. 8 deadline” drew a lot of questions which I will now answer. Q1. Substitution tends to cause uncertainty and manipulation of the electoral process. How can we avoid…

5-way fight for Cebu governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu is on, and it’s going to be a five-way battle. At least four aspirants for the province’s top post, including incumbent Governor and reelectionist Gwendolyn Garcia, filed their…

Barug PDP-Laban bets file candidacies on last day

Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The candidates of Barug PDP-Laban in coalition with Kugi Uswag Sugbo (KUSUG) and Panaghiusa have filed their candidacies on the last day of the filing on October 8, 2021. The group was led…

COC filing amid COVID-19: So far, so good in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The filing of candidacy for next year’s polls is coming to an end. Despite challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and new protocols in place, everything went smoothly so far in Cebu province.…

Radaza, Team Deretso file COCs

Futch Anthony Inso 10/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Team Deretso candidates, headed by Lapu-Lapu City lone district representative Paz Radaza, have formally filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) on Wednesday morning, October 6, 2021, at the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) office…

Comelec Cebu City: Not all aspirants will become candidates

Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminds aspirants that filing the Certificate of Candidacy (COC) is not a guarantee of their becoming official candidates.  Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, North District election officer said…

Bag-ong Mandaue offers new vision, hope for Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Candidates from Bag-ong Mandaue, the city’s newest political contender have filed their certificates of candidacy on Tuesday afternoon, October 5, 2021. Bag-ong Mandaue is led by mayoral aspirant and former city councilor Atty.…

Who will be filing their COCs and when?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Mary Rose S. Sagarino 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no definite schedule yet as to when Cebu’s top political officials and aspiring candidates will be filing their Certificate of Candidacies (COC) in the next coming days, but some of them…

Comelec Cebu City ready for extension of voters registration

Dyrecka Letigio 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Commission on Elections District Offices said they are prepared for the extension of voters registration from October 9 to 31, 2021. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, the North District Election Officer, said…

Cebu City cops ready and prepared to secure filing of COCs on Oct. 1 to 8

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen are ready and prepared to secure the filing of Certificates of Candidacy for the 2022 elections which run from October 1-8, a top police official said. This coming Friday, October…

Sinas says DRUG MONEY TO FUND ELECTIONS

Nestle L. Semilla 10/18/2018

Money from the illegal drugs trade is expected to flood the region to finance the campaign of some politicians seeking government posts in next year’s elections, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP). The director of the…

Opposition groups file COCs in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman Mendoza 10/16/2018

PDP-Laban bet and Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan, and his slate filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall on Tuesday afternoon (October 16). The candidates were accompanied by Cabinet Secretary Adelino Sitoy. Another…

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