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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: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2018

Comelec, other agencies all set for village, youth polls

By Minde Nyl R. dela Cruz Reporter and Gillian M. Cortez LAW ENFORCEMENT agencies together with the Commission on Elections and other agencies are on alert with the holding today, May 14, of the village (barangay) and youth council (Sangguniang Kabataan or SK) elections. The Comelec reminds voters that voting will be manual, with voters […] The post Comelec, other agencies all set for village, youth polls appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Comelec: Barangay polls to test anti-dynasty law

MANILA, Philippines — For the Commission on Elections (Comelec), holding the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls in May can put to test the law regu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Comelec suspends barangay, SK polls in Marawi

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) decided on Wednesday, January 31, to suspend the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in strife-torn Marawi City. The barangay and SK elections (BSKE2018) in the rest of Mindanao "will push through as scheduled," Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez said......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

Comelec suspends village, SK elections in Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections on Wednesday decided to suspend the conduct of the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls in the wa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

76.78% voter turnout in WV in barangay, SK polls

THE Commission on Elections (COMELEC-6) recorded a 76.78 percent voter’s turnout in Western Visayas in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in May 2018. Of the 4.4 million registered voters in the barangay election, only 3.3 million actually joined the polls while 1.1 million of the 1.5 million registered SK voters cast their ballots. […] The post 76.78% voter turnout in WV in barangay, SK polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

90% of poll workers receive their honoraria

ALMOST 90 percent of the members of board of election inspectors (BEI) in Western Visayas who served during the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls on May 14, 2018 have received their honoraria. The BEI is comprised of teachers and government employees. Commission on Elections (Comelec-6) acting regional director Tomas Valera said they initially aim […] The post 90% of poll workers receive their honoraria appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 23rd, 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

‘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

Village, youth council bets asked to account for poll expenses or risk disqualification

WITH the proclamation of winners of the just concluded barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (village and youth council) elections almost through, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) called on all candidates to file their statements of contribution and expenditures (SOCE) not later than June 13, or risk being perpetually disqualified from holding public office. Comelec spokesman James [...] The post Village, youth council bets asked to account for poll expenses or risk disqualification appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 16th, 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

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

Comelec suspends 729 candidates in 2018 village polls

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has suspended more than 700 candidates in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. In a press briefing on Tuesday, acting Comelec chair Al Parreo said that the poll body suspended 729 candidates who were reported to have committed electoral offenses. "We have suspended approximately 729 candidates. We are still determining as to how many of them actually won in the elections," Parreo told reporters. "If they won, isu-suspend ang proclamation nila (we will suspend their proclamation)," the Comelec official said. /ee  ...Keep on reading: Comelec suspends 729 candidates in 2018 village polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Comelec Defers Proclamation of 1,000 Village Poll Bets

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday suspended the proclamation of some 1,000 candidates in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls who are facing disqualification cases. According to Comelec acting chairman Al Parreño, the proclamation of these candidates has been deferred after they have been found to be overage for the youth candidates or are […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte on not voting, Comelec on elections, U.S. opens Jerusalem embassy | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he skipped the barangay elections for 'purely political' reasons.  The Commission on Elections says there has been no 'failure of election' so far in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls.  The United States opened its deeply controversial embassy in Jerusalem.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Bets urged to voluntarily remove campaign materials

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) appealed to the candidates of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls to voluntarily remove their campaign materials after the election. Lawyer Tomas Valera, Comelec-6 acting regional director, said that while there is no law obliging bets to remove the materials, he said they should take the initiative for the […] The post Bets urged to voluntarily remove campaign materials appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

VOTE BUYING RAMPANT IN POLLS: Comelec orders probe on Western Visayas

By: Jennifer P. Rendon, Dolly Yasa, and Louine Hope Conserva REPORTS of massive vote buying and selling were reported in various parts of Western Visayas as the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections unfolded on May 14, 2018. Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez, who is an Ilonggo, said they are validating reports of vote-buying […] The post VOTE BUYING RAMPANT IN POLLS: Comelec orders probe on Western Visayas appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Comelec gets delayed reports on barangay polls in 4 ARMM towns

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it got delayed reports on the status of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on Monday, May 14, in at least 4 towns in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). In a press briefing, acting Comelec ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

No failure of election so far in barangay, SK polls

MANILA, Philippines – Saying the process was "good and peaceful," the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Monday, May 14, that there has been no "failure of election" so far in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls. "Talagang for the first time, so far, wala kaming natanggap na ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Several hitches disrupt Mindanao, Visayas polls

  Several election-related incidents were noted on Monday in various polling places in Visayas and Mindanao, causing disruptions in the conduct of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.   In Cebu City, the counting of ballots in Inayawan Elementary School was temporarily suspended for over 40 minutes due to power interruption.   Lawyer Anna Fleur Gujilde, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu City-South District officer, told reporters that they received the incident report at 6:05 p.m.   The ballot counting resumed 45 minutes later after the power was restored.   "We immediately asked personnel from Veco (Visayan Electrical ...Keep on reading: Several hitches disrupt Mindanao, Visayas polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Hot lines for village and youth polls activated

VOTERS in today’s barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections can text or call in their concerns, complaints and other feedback to several hot lines set up by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and volunteer groups. The Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente) — a nationwide group of lawyers, law students, paralegals and other trained volunteers — […] The post Hot lines for village and youth polls activated appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018