Show us who’s footing the bill

Moira Gallaga - @inquirerdotnet 09/28/2021

With the filing of candidacies by prospective candidates for elected office in the May 2022 polls this October, the race is on, and the elections will be conducted during a pandemic, posing considerable challenges to the Commission…

Garcia spends P4.5 million in May polls

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia has spent over P4.5 million for her gubernatorial bid in the May 13 polls. In her Statement of Contributions and Expenditures filed at 5:30 p.m. today, June 13, Garcia declared…

Osmeña spends 900K more than Labella in recent polls

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Outgoing Mayor Tomas Osmeña spent more than P1.8 million during the election campaign from March to May 2019, which is at least P900,ooo more than his opponent, incoming Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Comelec Cebu City waits for candidates’ SOCE on last day of filing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Election (Comelec) in Cebu City will be waiting until 8 p.m. tonight, June 13, for the candidates to file their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). According to Lawyer Marchel…

Mandaue Mayor-elect Cortes spends P794K in May 2019 polls

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Mandaue City Mayor-elect Jonas Cortes has spent a total of P794,600 during the 45-day campaign period of the May 2019 elections. In his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE), Cortes declared to have…

A week before deadline, only one candidate submits SOCE in Mandaue City 

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/06/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Only one candidate in Mandaue City has filed his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as of Thursday, June 6, 2019. So far, only City Councilor-elect Jimmy Lumapas…

Daan, Frasco file Soces ahead of Comelec’s June 12 deadline

06/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than three weeks have passed since the May 13, 2019 midterm polls, but only two candidates have so far filed their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (Soce) before the Cebu Provincial Commission…

Win or lose, candidates should submit Soce on or before June 12

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Win or lose, candidates in the May 13 midterm elections will need to submit a record of their campaign expenditures. Cebu Acting Provincial Election Supervisor Jerome Brillantes reminded candidates on Monday, May 20,…

Around 600 Barangay, SK candidates failed to submit SOCE in 5 Cebu towns

CNU Intern, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/15/2018

At least 663 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan candidates from five different local government units (LGUs) failed to submit their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCEs), based on the records coming from the COMELEC offices of Argao, Bantayan,…

Hundreds of Barangay, SK candidates failed to beat SOCE deadline

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2018

Over 400 candidates during the May 14 Barangay and SK elections have yet to file their Statement of Campaign Expenditures (SOCEs) to their respective Commission on Elections (COMELEC) officers. In the North District, only 844 of the…

No extension of June 13 deadline for SOCE filing

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/13/2018

All candidates in the SK and Barangay elections—winners or losers—have until today to file their Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). No extension shall be given by the poll body. Those who cannot submit their SOCE…

COMELEC urges candidates to file SOCE before June ends

Morexette Erram 05/17/2018

The COMELEC- Central Visayas is now working double time to conclude and officially publish the list of winners for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections as they are set to prepare for the 2019 Senatorial Elections…

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