Cebu City councilors with nullified proclamation can stay in office for now–Comelec-7

Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four Cebu City councilors, whose proclamation into office have been nullified by the Commission on Election en banc to pave way for the recounting of votes for the late Marie Velle “Amay”…

Comelec probes claims of police involvement in Cebu City’s politics

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) has heeded the request of Senator Panfilo Lacson to investigate the alleged involvement of police officers in the political scene of Cebu City. Lawyer Veronico…

Comelec-7 chief: We are 99.9% ready for May 13 election

Zena V. Magto 05/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The teachers, who will be part of the Board of Election Inspectors, have already been briefed on how to operate the Voter Registration Verification Machine (VRVM). Lawyer Veronico Petalcorin, acting Commission on Election…

Comelec-7 preparations for polls in full swing: Trainings for teachers, VCM familiarization for voters

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines—With the midterm elections drawing near, the Commission on Elections in Central Visayas (Comelec-7) is in the midst of their preparations for the big day in May for voters. Rafael Olaño, director of Comelec-7,…

Youth group asks Comelec to extend deadline for SK registration period

Nestle L. Semilla 07/28/2016

THE members of Akbayan Youth met with Commission on Election (Comelec-7) Regional Director Rafael Olano to ask him to extend the deadline of the Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) voters’ registration period. Akbayan youth regional organizer Chatch Calderon said…

BO-PK bet seeks to disqualify Rama

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/06/2016

A candidate for councilor under Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to disqualify Cebu City Mayor Michael L. Rama from holding public office for distributing incentives to barangay officials without clearance from the…

Comelec: 22 villages with unstable power

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/21/2016

The regional Commission on Elections (Comelec 7) identified 22 barangays in Central Visayas without stable power, eight of which are in Cebu and 14 in Bohol province. “These are all island municipalities,” Comelec 7 Director Jose Nick…

7 Cebu areas considered

Carmel Loise Matus 03/18/2016

THE Commission on Elections in Central Visayas  (Comelec-7) has identified seven areas in Cebu province that might be included in the Election Watchlist areas (EWAS). Nick Jose Mendroz, Comelec-7 director, said yesterday that these areas are considered…

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