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Comelec warns election winners: Submit Soces within six-month extension period or else…

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City warned winners of the May 13 midterm polls that they will not be able to assume office if they fail to pass their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (Soce) within the six-month extension period. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, Comelec North District election officer, said […] The post Comelec warns election winners: Submit Soces within six-month extension period or else… appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

Election winners must submit campaign expense reports or they can’t assume office — Comelec

AFTER the proclamation of all the winners in the 2019 National and Local Elections (NLE), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is calling on all winning candidates and parties to submit their campaign expenses otherwise they will not be able to assume office......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Comelec tells Cebu City candidates: Take down campaign posters

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All of the candidates who sought elective posts in Monday’s election will have to take responsibility for their own litter, said Lawyer Marchel Sarno, Cebu City south district election officer. Sarno said it is the obligation of all candidates, both winners and losers, to take down their own campaign materials to […] The post Comelec tells Cebu City candidates: Take down campaign posters appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

Candidates told to remove campaign posters after polls

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo With the nearing conclusion of the local and national midterm polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Iloilo City appealed to all candidates to be responsible by removing their campaign materials scattered in the city. According to Assistant City Election Officer Jonathan Sayno, the candidates are obliged to dismantle the campaign materials […] The post Candidates told to remove campaign posters after polls appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 14th, 2019

HNP senatorial bets join Davao grand rally days before May polls

Administration candidates under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) joined the grand rally held in Davao City today, Thursday, May 9, days before the closure of the official campaign period and Election Day on Monday, May 13......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 10th, 2019

Comelec sees surge in election campaign

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) sees a surge in political activities this week with the campaign period now in the final stretch......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2019

Evotelution: Voting in the eyes of a nonvoter

When I was a child, collecting politicians’ cards every election period was a trend in our neighborhood. I would always wait for the caravan of politicians and collect their campaign…READ The post Evotelution: Voting in the eyes of a nonvoter appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Osmeña spends 900K more than Labella in recent polls

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 as revealed in their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). Both mayoral candidates filed their SOCEs on June […] The post Osmeña spends 900K more than Labella in recent polls appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

Aris pushes bidding of gensets for D2 islets

By: JUNE S. BLANCO NOW that the elections are over, Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado of Bohol’s 2nd District vows to roll up his sleeves and resume work interrupted by the election ban. Aumentado said prior to the campaign period, the bid documents for generators for power plants in seven islets in his district were already […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsJun 4th, 2019

Provincial Comelec Office awaits statements of contributions and expenditures of May 2019 election candidates

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two weeks after the midterm polls, the provincial office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) still awaits the submission of  the Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) of political candidates who ran during the May 13, 2019 elections. Acting Cebu Provincial Election Supervisor (PES) Jerome Brillantes said all candidates, whether they […] The post Provincial Comelec Office awaits statements of contributions and expenditures of May 2019 election candidates appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2019

EDITORIAL- Compliance with the rules

Win or lose, all candidates in the just concluded midterm elections are required by law to file their campaign statements of contributions and expenditures or SOCE by June 13, or one month after election day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2019

Army, cops to stay in Moises Padilla town

BACOLOD City – Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the Army’s303rd Infantry Brigade, said that police and soldiers deployed to Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental during the election period will be retained in the area. He said the PNP also agreed to retain the troops in the area even after the Comelec control over the town […] The post Army, cops to stay in Moises Padilla town appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 26th, 2019

Makabayan bloc to get 6 seats

Despite relentless harassment and vilification by the military and police throughout the campaign period up to election day last May 13, the progressive parties obtained a total of 2,236,155 votes which qualify them for six seats in the 18th Congress. The post Makabayan bloc to get 6 seats appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

PCIJ Audit 2, Candidates for Senator: 2 worlds, 2 realities? They rank high in surveys, but not on social media

By: Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IT’S ALREADY a given how Filipinos are such big users of social media, especially Facebook. Last February, PCIJ conducted a social-media audit of what some senatorial candidates in the May 13, 2019 midterm polls were doing online during the pre-campaign period and found that they regarded these as a […] The post PCIJ Audit 2, Candidates for Senator: 2 worlds, 2 realities? They rank high in surveys, but not on social media appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

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

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, that they would have until June 12 to submit their  Statement of Contribution and Expenditures (Soce) before their […] The post Win or lose, candidates should submit Soce on or before June 12 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

PPCRV to continue validating election returns even after Comelec proclaims winners

THE Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) will continue to validate election returns, even after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaims the winning candidates in the midterm elections, Executive Director…READ The post PPCRV to continue validating election returns even after Comelec proclaims winners appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

CBCP: We did not make call to suspend proclamation

The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Friday said it did not initiate the call for the Commission on Election (Comelec) to suspend the proclamation of winning candidates at the national level......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Campaign period over; liquor ban in effect

The campaign period for the midterm elections ended at 11:59 p.m. yesterday, as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) enforced a 48-hour liquor ban until 11:59 p.m. tomorrow......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2019

By rate card or discounted ad values, Pol ads of Roxas, 6 Hugpong bets near breach of spending caps in law

WHILE election laws seeking to ensure equal opportunity among candidates are in place, much of the airtime and print-ad space in this year’s campaign still ended up getting dominated by the usual suspects: incumbents and members of political families who either have deep pockets or a slew of rich backers......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2019

Groups stand united vs. election fraud, political repression

"We have seen how the massive resources of government are being put to use to campaign for administration candidates.“ The post Groups stand united vs. election fraud, political repression appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019