Comelec Cebu: Unvaccinated individuals can still vote

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Unvaccinated voters can still cast their ballots in the upcoming May 2022 elections, the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec Cebu) reported. However, voters showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be placed in a…

PJ unopposed in 3rd District congressional race

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Another candidate in Cebu’s congressional race will be facing without any opponents. Cebu 3rd District Rep. and reelectionist Pablo John ‘PJ’ Garcia will be running unopposed. This developed after Abag-Promdi’s bet, Anthony Henryl…

Cebu gubernatorial race down to 3-way fight as Abag-Promdi backs out

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gubernatorial race in Cebu is down to a three-way fight after several bets backed out during the last day of the filing of substitution on November 15. Abag-Promdi’s gubernatorial candidate, Martin Mari…

Cebu registers 82k more voters

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu, the country’s vote-rich province, has registered 82,000 more voters, data from the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) showed. During the extended voters’ registration, between October 11 to October 30, Comelec-Cebu recorded…

14 unopposed bets in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 14 candidates for next year’s elections in Cebu province do not have opponents. Based on the unofficial tally from the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec), five aspiring mayors and…

385 aspirants in Cebu province for 2022 polls so far

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More and more aspiring public officials have filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COC) for next year’s elections as the deadline draws near. In Cebu, after days of recording low turnout, a total of…

Comelec – Cebu ready for COC filing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec – Cebu) is now ready for the filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs). Lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano, Provincial Elections Supervisor, said they have already coordinated…

Voters in Cebu: 3.2M and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite threats of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cebu recorded an increase in its voting population. From 3.1 million in 2019, the number of voters in the island province has reached 3.2 million as of…

Comelec-Cebu optimistic voters registration turnout to pick up as deadline looms

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite recording a drop in voters registration turnout last month, the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec- Cebu) is optimistic that turnout will pick up as the deadline draws near. Turnout in voters…

Voters registration suspended while Cebu is under MECQ

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Voters registration in Cebu is suspended from August 1 to 15 as the island-province transitioned to a stricter community quarantine status. The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec – Cebu) issued a memorandum,…

Comelec-Cebu ramps up info drive to encourage people to vote

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec-Cebu) is now ramping up education and information drives as an effort to boost the number of registered voters for the May 2022 elections.  This after the provincial election…

Record-low 51K register as new voters for entire Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu recorded a drastic drop in the number of registered new voters for the Presidential elections in 2022. Data from Comelec-Cebu showed that from September 2020 to…

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