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…

No more Elly Pamatong this election season

Germelina Lacorte 10/02/2021

DAVAO CITY—Where is Elly Pamatong? This was the question many asked of the perennial nuisance candidate on Friday at the start of the filing of the certificate of candidacy (COC) for the elections in May next year.…

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…

Comelec declares as nuisance candidate another Osmeña running for mayor in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/12/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A candidate running for mayor in Cebu City bearing the family name of reelectionist Mayor Tomas Osmeña has been declared a nuisance candidate by the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Paulino Osmeña, an…

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