Still high turnout of registrants in Mandaue, Comelec says

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/15/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Commission on Elections in Mandaue City continues to record a high number of voter registrants for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Lawyer Anna Fleur Gujilde, election officer, said currently, they average 400 registrants…

Cebu City ABC to wait for PBBM’s  decision on barangay elections

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) said it will wait for the decision of President Ferdinand “Bongbong”  Marcos, Jr., on whether the barangay elections will be moved or not.  Ex-officio Councilor…

Chan backs plan to postpone barangay, SK polls in December

Futch Anthony Inso 07/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan supports the plan to postpone the December 5, 2022 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. For Chan, it would be expensive for the country to spend a…

Comelec-Mandaue notes high turnout in first day of voters registration

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Commission on Elections in Mandaue City has recorded a high turnout during the first day of voters registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Sarah Cristina Reuyan, the election assistant, said 341 have…

4M Filipinos register for SK elections

Tina G. Santos - Philippine Daily Inquirer 10/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines — More than four million Filipinos signed up as voters in the recently concluded two-month voter registration conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) despite the fact that Congress was inching closer to postponing next…

Senate OKs on second reading bill postponing barangay, SK elections

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Tuesday approved on second reading the bill seeking to postpone the village (barangay) and youth council elections. The Senate approved on second reading Senate Bill No. 1043 which seeks to hold…

100-300k new voters expected to register in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 07/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu is expecting some 100,000-300,000 new voters as they reopen registrations from August 1 to September 30, 2019 for the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections…

Money politics in Barangay and SK Elections

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 05/21/2018

People are still talking about the recently concluded barangay and Sanggunian Kabataan elections and how the political exercise has become a case for money politics even among the young, with very few exceptions. Vote buying, intimidation and…

Police, military form task force for Barangay, SK elections

Benjie B. Talisic 02/20/2018

Task Force Cebu, a joint cooperation of PNP and AFP personnel, gathered on Tuesday to prepare for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections on May 14 this year. Senior Supt. Joel Doria, Cebu City police director, said…

Comelec won’t entertain extension of registration

Carmel Loise Matus 08/02/2016

THE provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec) office won’t entertain any extension of voter registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Cebu Provincial Election Officer Lionel Marco Castillano told reporters on Tuesday morning that under the…

More than 1K to register on last day for SK, brgy polls

07/29/2016

LONGER lines await registrants at the Commission on Election (Comelec) Cebu City office as voter registration for the October barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections ends today, July 30. Comelec Cebu City officer Megumi Tapia said they…

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