Comelec shares some guidelines in BSKE 2023 filing of COC

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 08/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — (UPDATED) After the mall voting simulation on August 19, 2023, the Commission on Elections Central Visayas (Comelec 7) is preparing for the filing of the certificates of candidacy (COC) for the Barangay, Sangguniang…

Comelec-7 ready to hold 2 elections in 2025

07/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines -The Central Visays office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec-7) is prepared for the conduct of two elections in 2025. However, Attorney Lionel Marco Castillano, the Comelec-7 director, said that they should be given…

Comelec wants 2025 BSKE moved to 2026

Zacarian Sarao 07/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — In view of a Supreme Court (SC) decision, ruling that the next Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) should take place in 2025, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said that it set…

PROBE reminds politicians on guidelines in posting election materials as brgy, SK polls draw near

Wenilyn Sabalo 07/04/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three months before the scheduled campaign period for the October 30 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE), the Cebu City Prevention Restoration Order Beautification Enhancement (PROBE) team has reminded politicians to follow existing…

Barangay, SK officials to get shorter terms following SC ruling on grassroots elections

Kurt dela Peña 07/03/2023

MANILA, Philippines—With the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) that declared unconstitutional the law that rescheduled barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, originally set for Dec. 5, 2022, to Oct. 30, 2023, the winners of the October…

Palma tells those running in SK and Barangay polls: Serve with sincerity

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/20/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has advised those who wish to run in the Barangay and SK Elections 2023 to go and serve with sincerity. “Participating in all of this exercise to be elected…

Police conduct ‘threat assessment’ ahead of SK, Brgy polls

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has already started with its security preparations for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and Barangay elections scheduled on October 30, 2023. Police Lt. Col. Gerard Ace…

DepEd Mandaue, Comelec working together to prepare for upcoming brgy, SK polls

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/12/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The preparations for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in Mandaue City is ongoing. Lawyer Marinel Oro, spokesperson of the Department of Education in Mandaue City (DepEd Mandaue), said that the…

Aspirants for Brgy, SK elections in Lapu-Lapu City seek Ahong’s support

Futch Anthony Inso 04/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu -With only six months before the next Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, many of his supporters are now courting the endorsement of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan. Among them are incumbent barangay…

Comelec: Election period for 2023 Barangay, SK polls to start July 3

Zacarian Sarao 03/01/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday released the official calendar of activities for the 2023 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE). The BSKE polls were initially scheduled for December 5, 2022 before it was…

Voters urged to register before Jan. 31 to avoid last minute crowd — Comelec-Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/27/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections in Mandaue City (Comelec-Mandaue) is urging voters to register for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections before the last day on Jan. 31 to avoid crowding. The Barangay and…

Rama: LCP leaves fate of SK and barangay polls to Congress

Wenilyn Sabalo 08/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who currently heads the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), said the League will leave the fate of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to the…

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