US election heads to the courts

11/05/2020

Washington, United States—Democrats and Republicans girded Wednesday for a legal showdown to decide the winner of the tight presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. After Trump declared overnight he was ready to…

Biden at 117 electoral votes, Trump at 80: US media

11/04/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls gradually closing across the United States Tuesday and a long night of waiting for results ahead. The…

Biden at 88 electoral votes, Trump at 63: US media

11/04/2020

  Washington, United States—President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls gradually closing across the United States Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and a long night of waiting…

Polls start to close in tense US presidential election

11/04/2020

Washington, United States—Polls in US battleground states began to close Tuesday, November 3, 2020, inching the contest between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden to its nail-biting conclusion, following a race fought in unprecedented conditions of a…

Trump’s dark campaign goes down to the wire, Biden predicts victory

11/03/2020

Kenosha, United States—President Donald Trump rallied late Monday in Kenosha, the Wisconsin city at the center of racial protests this summer, in a final hour bid to prove the polls wrong and retain the White House, while…

Trump may be down in the polls, but he’s tops for bettors

Agence France Presse 09/06/2020

NEW YORK, United States — For the time being, all the polls seem to be going Joe Biden’s way ahead of the November 3 presidential election. But gamblers see a different reality and are putting their money…

Comelec revamp for 2019 polls starts

Rosalie Abatayo 01/04/2019

Starting Monday, January 7, the Cebu Provincial Election Office will have a new election supervisor. This as outgoing Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano will be reporting to the Siquijor provincial election office. Siquijor’s election supervisor,…

Comelec mulls extending voting period until 7 p.m. for 2019 polls

Inquirer.net 11/27/2018

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday said it is considering lengthening the voting period in the 2019 elections from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to address the limited available voting counting machines (VCMs). During a joint…

Taiwan votes in local polls amid pressure from China

AP 11/25/2018

Taipei, Taiwan — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections yesterday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island’s powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai’s…

Duterte to name, campaign for ‘corrupt-free’ bets in 2019 polls

Inquirer.net 11/01/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte will campaign for corrupt-free candidates in the 2019 midterm elections and is set to announce his choices after Christmas Day. “So I will campaign for – not now, maybe after Christmas – then I…

50 aspirants for Cebu in 2019 polls

Zena Magto 10/17/2018

  About 50 provincial candidates have confirmed their candidacies for the May 2019 midterm elections. The earliest were Provincial Board Member Victoria “Tata” Corominas-Toribio of Cebu’s 3rd district who is seeking reelection and Toledo City Councilor Leo…

Sergio Osmeña III files COC, seeks Senate return

Inquirer.net 10/17/2018

Former senator Sergio Osmeña III will again gun for Senate seat in the 2019 polls as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office on Wednesday. The grandson of former…

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