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4 Capiz journalists win barangay, SK polls

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Four members of the Fourth Estate in Capiz emerged winners in the recent Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Rico Infante, an anchorman of Radyo Todo-Capiz, was elected kagawad of Barangay Mongpong here. His colleague in the same radio station, Alister Panes, also won as Kagawad of Brgy. […] The post 4 Capiz journalists win barangay, SK polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 16th, 2018

23 incumbent kapitans in Roxas City reelected

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS CITY, Capiz — Twenty-three incumbent village chiefs here were reelected after the May 14, 2018, Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan(SK) polls. It was a walk in the park for five punong barangay as no one opposed their reelection – Luzviminda dela Cruz of Brgy. 2, Olivia Escolin of Punta Cogon, Jericho Celino […] The post 23 incumbent kapitans in Roxas City reelected appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Reelectionist kapitan shot dead

A BARANGAY captain seeking another term in the May 14, 2018 polls was shot dead evening of April 28, 2018 in Roxas City, Capiz. Elvis Asis, 51, of Barangay Lawaan, Roxas City was gunned by riding-in-tandem gunmen while on board a motorcycle at around 8:20 p.m. Asis’s companion and nephew, 30-year-old Joselito Casila who drove […] The post Reelectionist kapitan shot dead appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Barangay polls heat up as bet killed in Capiz

A village chief running for reelection in Capiz became the latest casualty in the increasing poll-related violent incidents with less than a week before the campaign for the barangay elections officially kicks off......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

More than 4.755 million voters in WV for brgy polls

A TOTAL of 4,475,949 regular voters in Western Visayas have registered for the upcoming barangay and SangguniangKabataan (SK) elections on May 14, 2018, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec-6). Negros Occidental has the highest number of registered voters with 1,768,087 followed by Iloilo with 1,413,246. Capiz has 479,999; Aklan, 361,354; Antique, 342,251; and Guimaras, […] The post More than 4.755 million voters in WV for brgy polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Barangay Polls: Television Does the Job

CHEERS TO TV reports on Monday, May 14 which provided substantial information regarding the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election. Issues concerning the local government hardly draw media.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News13 hr. 13 min. ago

Cases of ‘focus crimes’ down by 81.1% in 2018 village, youth polls

THE recent Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) posted a big decline in the number of eight focus crimes that happened in Western Visayas. Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) records showed that there were only 477 cases involving the eight focus from April 14 to May 14, 2018. PRO-6 noted that there was a whopping […] The post Cases of ‘focus crimes’ down by 81.1% in 2018 village, youth polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Old grudges eyed in Dumarao shooting

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Police believe that old grudges might be the motive behind the shooting to death of a barangay kagawad-elect and a civilian at Sitio Magalan in Brgy. Sagrada Familia, Dumarao, Capiz afternoon of May 17, 2018. Police Inspector Tobias Garfin, officer-in-charge of Dumarao PNP, said the incident was not election-related but due […] The post Old grudges eyed in Dumarao shooting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Solon: Identify vote-buyers in bgy, SK polls

A HOUSE leader has sought to summon Interior Undersecretary Martin Diño in a congressional hearing to identify the 100 congressmen whom he accused of vote-buying and other election-related offenses during the last barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. In a privilege speech, Deputy Speaker and Batangas Rep. Raneo Abu questioned….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Feuding Maguindanao clans make peace after barangay polls

Two Maguindanaon clans that figured in gunfights following the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections reconciled Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Barangay, SK polls vote canvassing, proclamation now 100% – Comelec

All villages were finally finished canvassing votes and have proclaimed their respective winners in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Thursday.   Comelec spokesman James Jimenez disclosed that proclamations for the village and youth polls were finally at 100% three days after the election day.   "Regarding the proclamations, we're at 100% as of 4:30 a.m. today," Jimenez said in a text message to reporters. /kga...Keep on reading: Barangay, SK polls vote canvassing, proclamation now 100% – Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Crime incidents during election down by 81.1%

CRIME INCIDENTS in Western Visayas during the barangay and youth polls on May 14, 2018, decreased by 81.1 percent compared to the previous elections in 2013. Reports from the Regional Joint Security Command Center (RJSCC) showed that only 477 incidents were recorded from April 14 to May 14, 2018. This is lower compared to 2,524 […] The post Crime incidents during election down by 81.1% appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

‘Win or lose, file spending report’

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded all candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to submit their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) on or before June 13, 2018. Comelec-6 records showed that a total of 114,385 candidates in Western Visayas joined the polls last May 14 – 73,222 for the barangay elections […] The post ‘Win or lose, file spending report’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

4 cops hurt in road mishap

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Four police officers were hurt after their car collided with a van afternoon of May 15, 2018 on Arnaldo Blvd., Barangay Baybay here. PO1 Arnel Gonzales, the car driver; PO1 Eleazar Sablayan, PO1 Genesis Sioting, and PO1 Seleno Londres were immediately brought to a hospital here due to injuries they sustained. […] The post 4 cops hurt in road mishap appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Comelec mulls holding Marawi barangay, SK polls

The Commission on Elections is studying the possibility of conducting barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in Marawi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Duterte on skipping polls: Purely political

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he skipped voting in the first barangay (village) elections under his administration as all the candidates in his village were his friends. In a chance int.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Show proof of vote buying, DILG pressed

The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) will investigate its members who committed electioneering and other violations of the election law during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls on Monday. But the party president, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, said the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) must provide evidence against the officials. "If the DILG gives us the evidence, [we will investigate]. We have no feedback as of now," Pimentel told reporters on Tuesday. Opposition lawmakers in the House of Representatives also challenged the DILG to substantiate the claim of Undersecretary Martin Dio that congressmen...Keep on reading: Show proof of vote buying, DILG pressed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

‘DRUG MONEY’ USED IN POLLS?: PDEA probes narco-politics in barangay, SK elections

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) said it is investigating claims that money from the illegal drug trade may have been used in the May 14, 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls. PDEA-6 regional director Wardley Getalla said they will base their probe on the list of village officials with alleged links to the drug […] The post ‘DRUG MONEY’ USED IN POLLS?: PDEA probes narco-politics in barangay, SK elections appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Why cops didn t arrest illegal campaigners on election day

MANILA, Philippines – Campaigning is prohibited on election day. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) had made that clear as soon as polls opened for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday, May 14. Months before that, the poll body had made public a list of all the bans in place during certain ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Palace hails peaceful barangay, SK polls

MALACAÑANG yesterday hailed the generally peaceful conduct of the first ever electoral exercise under the Duterte administration. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. in a Palace press briefing congratulated the duly elected officials who won the recently concluded Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. “[W]e thank everyone for the full support….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

No failures reported in 2018 village polls – Comelec

No failure of election was reported in any place in the 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Tuesday. In a press briefing, Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas said that they were 100-percent confident to report that no failure was reported in any local office of the polling body. "We don't have any failure of elections," he said. "We held elections in 100 percent of precincts." "While there was a delay in the precinct in Northern Samar, they actually held elections," he added. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez noted that this was in contrast to the 2013 village polls where 130 failures of election were reported. Me...Keep on reading: No failures reported in 2018 village polls – Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018