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Legarda files COC for Antique congressional seat

SENATOR Loren Legarda on Oct 17, 2018 filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for representative of the lone district of Antique. On behalf of Legarda, who is at The Hague, Netherlands for the launch of the Ban Ki-moon and Bill Gates-led Global Commission on Adaptation where she is a Commissioner, Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao filed […] The post Legarda files COC for Antique congressional seat appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 19th, 2018

OFW group files ethics complaint vs. Bertiz

A group of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) has filed an ethics complaint against ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz III, claiming that he does not legitimately represent Filipino workers abroad.   In its complaint, Migrante International, through its chair Arman Hernando, told the ethics committee of the House of Representatives, that Bertiz was not qualified to hold a congressional seat, especially after his recent actions.   "A series of his unacceptable actuations in public, as well as his manifest conflict of interest with OFWs, have made him unqualified to represent the sector," Hernando said in the complaint.   "His conduct and ideals are unbecoming ...Keep on reading: OFW group files ethics complaint vs. Bertiz.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Oca withdraws congress bid to preserve family

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo MAYOR Oscar “Oca” Garin Sr. of Guimbal, Iloilo has officially dropped the first congressional district race in May 2019. Garin said he scuttled his plan to reclaim his old seat to preserve unity in his family. “Unconditionally, I withdraw from the contest to preserve my family. As the father and as a […] The post Oca withdraws congress bid to preserve family appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

In CDO, Duterte allies clash over mayor’s seat

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY --- In this northern Mindanao city, the race for mayor is a free-for-all among political allies of President Rodrigo Duterte. Except for two candidates who are running as independent, three other contenders are considered the President's supporters: Candy Lourdes Darimbang of Partido Federal ng Pilipinas, Jose Gabriel "Pompee" La Via of Padayon Pilipino-Hugpong ng Pagbabago coalition, and reelectionist Mayor Oscar Moreno of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan. Two bets --- Benjamin Contreras and Felix Borres Jr. --- are running as independents. Darimbang, who ran but lost as representative in the city's first congressional district in 2016, claime...Keep on reading: In CDO, Duterte allies clash over mayor’s seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

THREE GARINS, ONE SEAT: ‘It’s collaboration, not competition’

By: Gail T. Momblan FIRST DISTRICT Rep. Richard Garin said three Garins running in the first district congressional race is a combination of forces, not a contest. “Collaboration and not a competition,” Rep. Garin said in a press conference evening of Oct 18, 2018. The congressman issued the clarification after his wife, former health secretary Janette; […] The post THREE GARINS, ONE SEAT: ‘It’s collaboration, not competition’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Roque Files Senate Bid; Hopes to Get PRRD Endorsement

Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is hoping to get the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte in his bid for a Senate seat in the 2019 mid-term elections. This, after the former government official on Wednesday filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila. “Sana po (I hope […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Sergio Osmeña III files COC, seeks Senate return

  Former senator Sergio Osmea III will again gun for Senate seat in the 2019 polls as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office on Wednesday.   The grandson of former Philippine President Sergio Osmea also ran for Senate reelection in the 2016 elections but lost.   Osmea served as senator from 1995 to 2001, from 2001 to 2007, and again from 2010 to 2016. /muf  ...Keep on reading: Sergio Osmeña III files COC, seeks Senate return.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Aquino SolGen files COC, vies for Senate seat

Former-Solicitor General Florin Hilbay has joined the senatorial race in the 2019 midterm elections as he filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections on the last day of filing, Wednesday. Hilbay is part of the 8-candidate senatorial slate of the Oposisyon Koalisyon which is composed of the Liberal Party, Akbayan, Magdalo, Aksyon Demokratiko, Tindig Pilipinas, and other cause-oriented groups. He served as solicitor general from 2014 to 2016 underthen-President Benigno Aquino III. In an earlier Twitter post, Hilbay said he would run for theSenate inresponse to the challenge of serving the country and to defend democracy. /cbb READ: Ex-Solgen to vie t...Keep on reading: Aquino SolGen files COC, vies for Senate seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Keeping up with the Cayetanos of Taguig in the 2019 elections

The Cayetanos are aiming to continue their hold of Taguig as Alan Peter bids for a congressional seat representing its second district, Lino in the mayoral position and Lani in the position of vice mayor. Alan Peter recently declared his desire to vie for the Speakership in the lower house of Congress, citing that he […] The post Keeping up with the Cayetanos of Taguig in the 2019 elections appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Pia Cayetano eyes Senate comeback, files COC

https://www.facebook.com/inquirerdotnet/videos/1940415162708027/ House Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano filed on Tuesday her certificate of candidacy (COC) for the 2019 elections, as she eyes to reclaim a Senate seat next year.   Cayetano, also the Taguig City 2nd district representative, biked from the Rizal Monument in Rizal Park to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) headquarters in Intramuros to file her COC.   She will join the senatorial slate of the Nacionalista Party. /cbb ...Keep on reading: Pia Cayetano eyes Senate comeback, files COC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Bong Go guns for Senate seat, files CoC

SPECIAL Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go launched his bid for the Senate in the 2019 midterm elections by filing his certificate of candidacy (CoC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Intramuros, Manila Monday afternoon. President Rodrigo Duterte accompanied Go in filing his CoC and raised the latter’s hand before the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Bong Go files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls

Accompanied by President Rodrigo Duterte and some Cabinet members, Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go finally on Monday filed his certificate of candidacy for senator in time for next year’s midterm polls. Source link link: Bong Go files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Alejano files COC at Comelec

Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano filed on Monday his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), as he seeks a seat at the Senate in the 2019 elections. Alejano was accompanied by his partymate Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. He was also joined by his supporters, who wore white and red and carried flags bearing the Magdalo logo, outside the Comelec building. In April, Trillanes announced that the Magdalo group would push for Alejano's senatorial bid next year. READ:For Magdalo, it's Alejano for senator "The reason we are pushing Alejano to run for senator this 2019 is so that there will be someone to stand agains the Duterte admin...Keep on reading: Alejano files COC at Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Bato files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls

Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net As promised, Ronald 'Bato' Dela Rosa filed on Friday his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Man.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Farmer seeks congressional seat vs Alvarez in Davao del Norte

Fomer Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA DAVAO CITY - A farmer and former security guard filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Thursday afternoon to challenge former.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Paolo eyes congressional seat

Former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte has expressed his intention to run as a representative of the city’s first district in the 2019 mid-term elections, his sister Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said yesterday. Mayor Sara’s announcement finally ended speculations on Paolo’s political plans for the mid-term polls next year. “Congressman for the first […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Why the Iron Lady decided to run in 2019

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo RUMORMONGERS and intrigue-sowers forced former Iloilo City councilor Perla Zulueta to throw her hat in the political arena once more after five years of relative hiatus. Zulueta, who confirmed that she is running for the lone congressional district seat of Iloilo City, said the groundswell of support she received after reports came […] The post Why the Iron Lady decided to run in 2019 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Lex Tupas scuttles 2019 run

FORMER Iloilo City councilor Nielex “Lex” Tupas is not running for any elective post, particularly the congressional seat, in the 2019 elections. On his Facebook post on Sept 30, 2018, Tupas said his decision came “after a long reflection, struggle, discernment, and prayers.” “I have decided not to seek elected political office more particularly the […] The post Lex Tupas scuttles 2019 run appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

More allies are coming in – Joe

ILOILO City Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III said more allies are expected to join his camp as he seeks to retain his post in the 2019 elections. The latest to join the Espinosa group is former city councilor Perla Zulueta who is being groomed for the lone congressional district seat. Earlier, Zulueta said she is […] The post More allies are coming in – Joe appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Rep. Treñas has the final say – Lex

FORMER City Councilor Nielex “Lex” Tupas said no less than Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas should announce his congressional bet for the 2019 elections. Tupas has been touted as one of Treñas’ bets for the lone district seat when the latter runs for mayor next year. But on Sept 8, former councilor Julienne “Jam-Jam” Baronda […] The post Rep. Treñas has the final say – Lex appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Fil-Am vies for US congressional seat

Thousands of District 1 constituents in the state of Florida want this Fil-Am doctor to represent them in the U.S. House of Representatives......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018