‘Rock,’ paper, Sara? COC filings feel like a game

DJ Yap, Dona Z. Pazzibugan - @inquirerdotnet 10/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Speculations on who will be the administration party’s presidential candidate in the 2022 elections took a bizarre turn on Friday with the last-minute appearance of Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa as its standard-bearer. The Commission…

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…

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…

Show us who’s footing the bill

Moira Gallaga - @inquirerdotnet 09/28/2021

With the filing of candidacies by prospective candidates for elected office in the May 2022 polls this October, the race is on, and the elections will be conducted during a pandemic, posing considerable challenges to the Commission…

COMELEC Cebu City lays plans for filing of COCs

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City has already submitted a recommendation for an orderly and secure filing of candidacy this October 1 to 8, 2021. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, the North District…

Recounting of votes for the late Amay Abella moved due to appeal of Zafra, Osmeña

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recounting of votes for the late Cebu City councilor candidate, Marie Velle “Amay” Abella will have to be postponed after incumbent Councilors Philip Zafra and Renato Osmeña, Jr., filed a motion for…

DOH urges Comelec to allow online voting for COVID-positive voters

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 09/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday to have alternative modes of voting—such as virtual means—as it stressed its stand that COVID-19 positive patients should not be…

15 days left: So how do you register as a voter in Cebu City?

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are only 15 days left to register as a voter in your voting district in Cebu City and the good news is, the Commission on Election (Comelec) has conducted off-site registrations in…

Influx of voter applicants noted in Mandaue Comelec office

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A lot of voter applicants trooped to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Mandaue City on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, or a day after registration resumed. Comelec Mandaue was closed on August 1 when…

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