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LIST: Senate hopefuls who filed COCs for the 2019 midterm polls

More than 150 aspirants submitted their certificates of candidacy for senator before the Commission on Elections during the five-day filing period from October 11 to 17......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 18th, 2018

Yellow no longer sole opposition color in 2019 polls

      The "dilawan" or the yellow campaign color of the opposition Liberal Party was nowhere in sight when the opposition senatorial bets filed their candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Intramuros, Manila.     READ: Opposition completes 8-member senatorial slate for 2019 polls     As the filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) came to a close on Wednesday, the opposition bets vying for Senate seats in the May 2019 midterm elections wore varying colors as they filed their respective COCs throughout the week.     READ:COC filing ends: What's next for political aspirants?  ...Keep on reading: Yellow no longer sole opposition color in 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

COC filing ends: What’s next for political aspirants?

Filing the certificate of candidacy is only half the battle. As the Commission on Elections (Comelec) officially ended the filing of the certificates of candidacy (COC) and the certificates of nomination and acceptance (CONA) for partylist nominees on Wednesday, what's next for the electoral hopefuls? The poll body's office was closed at exactly 5 p.m. by Commissioners Rowena Guanzon and Marlon Casquejo. Candidates vying for all positions in the May 2019 midterm polls will now have to wait until December 15 for the release the final list of candidates from the Comelec. A total of 151 COCs for senators were received during the weeklong exercise at the Comelec headquarters in I...Keep on reading: COC filing ends: What’s next for political aspirants?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Old, new faces show up at Comelec to join 2019 senatorial race

Several old and new faces vying for a seat at the Senate showed up to formalize their bid for the 2019 polls at the main office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). The Comelec recorded 152 senatorial hopefuls during its five-day period of filing of certificate of candidacies (COC), where a rainbow of campaign colors were flashed by supporters of candidates outside the Palacio del Gobernador in Intramuros, Manila. Some candidates surprised the public for showing up at the Comelec after having expressing hesitance to run in the midterm elections. Old faces in the house It seems retirement is not in the blood of former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, as he filed on Tue...Keep on reading: Old, new faces show up at Comelec to join 2019 senatorial race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Comelec begins evaluating COCs for 2019 polls

The Commission on Elections said Saturday it is now evaluating the Certificates of Candidacy of senatorial aspirants and party-list groups to come up with an official list of candidates by December for the 2019 midterm elections. Source link link: Comelec begins evaluating COCs for 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

LIST: 2019 Senate hopefuls facing cases, complaints, probes

MANILA, Philippines – There are 152 names on the roster of senatorial hopefuls for the 2019 elections. There were a lot of private citizens – businessmen, labor leaders, activists – who filed their certificates of candidacy for senator. There are also familiar faces that already graced ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Opposition completes 8-member senatorial slate for 2019 polls

The opposition coalition has finally completed its senatorial slate for the May 2019 midterm elections, according to a statement released by the Oposisyon Koalisyon on Tuesday, a day before the filing of certificates of candidacy ends. Completing the list of eight candidates were Florin Hilbay, solicitor general during the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, and veteran election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, lead counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo in the electoral protest filed against her by former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. Following are the other candidates in the slate: former Sen. Manuel "Mar" Roxas II, who also served in the Aquino as head of th...Keep on reading: Opposition completes 8-member senatorial slate for 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate

BANKING on his track record in the Senate, reelectionist senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th on Tuesday appealed once again to the people to give him another six years as he filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) in the 2019 midterm elections. Aquino said that the coming polls would be much tougher compared to 2013 when [...] The post Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 16th, 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

Why Neri Colmenares is running for Senate for second time

Former Bayan Muna Party-list representative Neri Colmenares has filed his certificate of candidacy for the May 2019 elections, his second bid at a seat in the upper chamber of Congress. The former legislator was among the first senatorial hopefuls who filed their candidacies at the Commission on Elections on Thursday. He was accompanied by supporters […] The post Why Neri Colmenares is running for Senate for second time appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Seeking Senate return, Koko Pimentel files certificate of candidacy

MANILA—Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Thursday filed his certificate of candidacy for the 2019 midterm polls, seeking re-election. Source link link: Seeking Senate return, Koko Pimentel files certificate of candidacy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Senatorial hopefuls share Hong Kong stage with Duterte

Some personalities who are reportedly eyeing a Senate run got a foretaste of campaigning for the 2019 midterm polls during President Duterte’s meeting with the Filipino community here the other night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Comelec to release list of party-list groups, nominees

In the wake of criticisms, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will publish its list of party-list organizations and their respective nominees before the May 2019 midterm polls, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Duterte’s dare: Vote for Mar

BORACAY ISLAND---President Duterte dared the electorate in the 2019 midterm polls to vote for former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, who is seeking a Senate seat, to see if he has a better way of dealing with the drug menace.   The President made the statement on Thursday night during the distribution of certificates of land ownership award to land reform beneficiaries on Boracay Island.   Reminding local officials not to get involved in the illegal drug trade, Mr. Duterte said he would have no problem if the public go with Roxas for a change.   "Don't do it during my watch, not while I am President. Lie low for three years, and if you want to come back...Keep on reading: Duterte’s dare: Vote for Mar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

‘Nuisance’ petition no ‘kiss of death’ for 95 Senate hopefuls: Comelec spokesman

Landing in a petition against “nuisance” candidates is not “kiss of death” for 95 senatorial aspirants, an election official said Tuesday, but insisted that “good intentions” alone would not qualify them to run in next year’s midterm polls. Source link link: ‘Nuisance’ petition no ‘kiss of death’ for 95 Senate hopefuls: Comelec spokesman.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Jinggoy offers help to brother JV in 2019 senate race

Jinggoy Estrada said he has sent an emissary to the camp of reelectionist Senator JV Ejercito as he hopes to work with his half-brother in the 2019 midterm polls.   Source link link: Jinggoy offers help to brother JV in 2019 senate race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

4 things you need to know about the 2019 Senate hopefuls

MANILA, Philippines – For millions of Filipinos, the fast-approaching 2019 midterm elections present the chance to elect new lawmakers. For more than a hundred of them, however, it’s also an opportunity to be voted to office themselves. When the Commission on Elections (Comelec) received certificates of candidacy (COC) from October 11 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Solon Wants Nuisance Candidates Penalized

Citing numerous nuisance bets, who filed their candidacy for senator in the 2019 mid-term polls, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is urging the Senate to hasten the passage of a bill that seeks to institutionalize the definition of nuisance candidates and hold them liable for election offenses. Gatchalian, who filed Senate Bill 911, which seeks to amend […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Panelo: Running in 2019 polls a ‘big risk’ for those who have pending cases

Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said it will be a "big risk" for electoral hopefuls with corruption charges to run for the May 2019 midterm elections. READ: 3 ex-senators in pork scam running again "Sa akin kung tatanungin mo, magiging malaking risk sakanila 'yun because rightly or wrongly, ang tingin ng marami eh involved sila, but sasabihin naman nila: wala pa naman kaming conviction," Panelo said in a radio interview with Radyo Inquirer. (If you ask me, it will be a big risk for them because right or wrong, most people will think they're involved in the case, but they can say that there is still no conviction.) This was his statement when asked what the Palac...Keep on reading: Panelo: Running in 2019 polls a ‘big risk’ for those who have pending cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Comelec starts trimming down senatorial list

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started weeding out so-called nuisance candidates from the list of senatorial aspirants for the May 2019 midterm polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Comelec starts trimming down senatorial list

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started weeding out so-called nuisance candidates from the list of senatorial aspirants for the May 2019 midterm polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018