1 week before COC filing: One Cebu gains more support from mayors

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only a week left before the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs), the Garcia-led One Cebu political party has gained more support from local officials, including relatives of the Durano family of…

7 Days Left: A Guide to Voters Registration for May 2022 Polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The last day of voters registration is only seven sleeps away and if you’re still unsure with what to bring or what to do when heading to election offices, then here’s a handy…

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…

Tumulak says he is ‘open for higher position in govt’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The deadline for the filing of the Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the upcoming 2022 elections is only a month away. And some local officials here have started expressing their plans for next…

Rama to run for Cebu City mayor again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, September 7 announced his intentions to run once again for the city’s top position in the upcoming 2022 polls. “I am announcing my desire to…

18,180 posts up for grabs in May 2022 elections

Donna Pazzibugan 08/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A total 18,180 elective positions will be contested in the May 9, 2022, elections, including 80 seats in the Bangsamoro Parliament of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), according to the Commission…

Mayor Frasco is Inday Sara’s spox

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Liloan Mayor Christina Frasco is now the spokesperson for Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte – Carpio. Frasco, in a post on Instagram on Sunday, July 18, announced that Duterte-Carpio has appointed her…

Comelec – Cebu City to activate satellite registration centers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Starting this August, the Commission on Elections in Cebu City (Comelec – Cebu City) will be activating several satellite registration centers since the pandemic struck. Comelec – Cebu City on Thursday, July 15…

Gwen on ‘Bong-Ga’: I’m running for governor again

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia reiterated her intentions in seeking reelection in the upcoming national polls. Garcia responded to another movement urging her to run for a position in the national government — this…

Police say monitoring vote-buying is a challenge due to cashless transactions

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/18/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Police officials here admitted that cashless transactions make it difficult to monitor vote-buying in the upcoming 2022 National Elections. Both the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) and Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) expressed similar claims…

Musical chair politics

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 06/04/2021

The May 2022 elections are less than a year away, and things are beginning to percolate. The political acrobatics in the administration party have started. Sen. Manny Pacquiao does not like fixing matches behind scenes, so he…

Gwen reiterates: I’m seeking reelection as governor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, reiterated her stance that she will be seeking reelection as the governor here. Garcia made this statement a day before the Gwen Garcia for…

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