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LP names 3 bets in 2019 senatorial election

THE Liberal Party (LP) on Tuesday bared its initial list of candidates for the 2019 senatorial election. Sen. Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th, Jose Manuel “Chel” Diokno, founding dean of the De La Salle University College of Law and head of the Free Legal Assistance Group; and former Deputy Speaker Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada 3rd were [...] The post LP names 3 bets in 2019 senatorial election appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netSep 25th, 2018

Bam Aquino drops out of top 12 senatorial bets for 2019 polls – survey

Oppositionist Sen. Bam Aquino dropped out of the top 12 senatorial bets -- the so-called Magic 12 -- for the May 2019 senatorial elections, a Pulse Asia survey showed on Saturday. The recent nationwide pre-election survey showed that the senator placed at the 20th spot. His cousin, Kris Aquino, followed him next. The senator obtained a 20.1 percent voter preference while the Queen of All Media had a voter preference of 17.7 percent. Aquino attributed his drop in the Magic 12 to the inclusion of his cousin in the said list. According to him, voters became divided for their choice. Nevertheless, the senator said there were other issues that would need to be discussed asi...Keep on reading: Bam Aquino drops out of top 12 senatorial bets for 2019 polls – survey.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Opposition eyes ex-Duterte appointee as among 2019 Senate bets

      A former appointee of President Rodrigo Duterte is one of those being considered by the opposition to be included as part of its senatorial slate in 2019, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV revealed on Thursday.   Trillanes said Samira Gutoc-Tomawis, former member of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC), was one of the opposition's "potential" bets next year.   Gutoc-Tomawis was one of the 21 members appointed to the BTC by the President in February, 2017.   READ:Duterte names new Bangsamoro Transition Council members   She resigned from her post three months after when the President joked about taking responsi...Keep on reading: Opposition eyes ex-Duterte appointee as among 2019 Senate bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Resistance coalition names 6 senatorial bets

THE so-called Resistance coalition will field at least six candidates in the 2019 senatorial elections. Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, president of Partido Liberal, named opposition candidates in their list as re-electionist Sen. Bam Aquino, former Quezon Rep. Erin Tanada, FLAG chairman Chel Diokno, Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, and former….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Pimentel: No party decision yet on Uson, Roque as PDP-Laban bets

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, who is also president of the ruling PDP-Laban, said on Friday, November 17, that blogger-turned-Malacañang official Mocha Uson and  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  are not yet assured of slots on the administration party's senatorial slate for 2019. Their names announced earlier on Friday by Speaker Pantaleon ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Duterte party names 6 senatorial bets for 2019 mid-term polls

Duterte party names 6 senatorial bets for 2019 mid-term polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 6th, 2017

Go: Pick bets backing Duterte dev’t agenda

People who want development in the country should vote for senatorial candidates who support Duterte’s agenda in the 2019 midterm elections, former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said on Wednesday. “So we must select our leaders wisely, especially those who will help President Rodrigo Duterte implement and accomplish his policies […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Duterte to draw up list of senatorial bets

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night laid down the characteristic he is looking for in senatorial candidates to endorse in the May 2019 midterm elections. Source link link: Duterte to draw up list of senatorial bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Opposition names 8 senatorial bets

Opposition names 8 senatorial bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 25th, 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

Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets

  Malacaang on Friday rejected the proposal of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct surprise drug tests on candidates for the 2019 midterm elections. Presidential Spokesperson Panelo said such test should be taken "voluntarily" and not be forced on candidates. "Well sa tingin ko, dapat voluntary. Kung ayaw hindi naman pupuwedeng pupuwersahin mo," Panelo said in an interview over state-run Radyo Pilipinas. "Kung wala naman talagang itinatago, magbu-volunteer talaga iyan," he added, noting that he believes Duterte will also turn down the said proposal. On Wednesday, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino floated the idea of giving drug tests to aspir...Keep on reading: Palace: No to PDEA’s surprise drug test for 2019 election bets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

GMA Network signs MOA with leading orgs for Eleksyon 2019

As election season kicks off with hundreds of potential candidates filing their COCs this week, GMA Network and its partners, the most respected names in media, telecommunications, technology, the academe, business, and public service prepare to bring the most trusted and in-depth multi-platform coverage of the 2019 Philippine mid-term elections. Source link link: GMA Network signs MOA with leading orgs for Eleksyon 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 19th, 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

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

Macalintal files COC for senator in 2019 polls

Election lawyer-turned-senatorial aspirant Romulo Macalintal shows his COC after filing his candidacy at the Comelec on Oct. 17, 2018. PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER / RICHARD REYES........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

'PHVote, opposition slate, inflation, Boracay | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: It’s the last day of the filing of certificates of candidacy Wednesday, October 17. Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay and veteran election lawyer Romulo Macalintal complete the 8-person slate of the opposition coalition for the 2019 senatorial elections. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Monetary Board Member Felipe Medalla says the country ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

From ho-hum to hmmm, interesting

“If Marcos joins the Senate race, the protest is dead. It wasn’t expected to be an exciting race at all when talk of the 2019 elections and pre-election surveys started. And justifiably so, since the names that popped up were the usual reelectionist senators and former senators making another bid for seats in the Senate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

LIST: Senatorial wannabes for 2019 elections

FOURTH UPDATE: 7:50 P.M. / 16 October 2018 It seemed like the 70s all over again as an Aquino, a Roxas, a Diokno, a Taada, and a Marcos launched their formal efforts to become the nation's senators in next year's midterm elections. More familiar names in Philippine politics likewise surfaced on the fourth day of certificates of candidacy (COC) filing before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) central office in Intramuros, Manila on Tuesday, October 16. Former Senator Mar Roxas Roxas was first to file his COC on the fourth day of filing at the Comelec. The former Interior Secretary is seeking a return to the Senate in next year's midterm elections under the opposition Lib...Keep on reading: LIST: Senatorial wannabes for 2019 elections.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 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

Chief of staff: Dong Mangudadatu to run for senator under PDP-Laban

Maguindanao 2nd District Rep. Zajid "Dong" Mangudadatu will run for senator in the 2019 midterm elections under the ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino--Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), his chief of staff confirmed Thursday. "Yes tatakbo si Congressman Dong as senator," Maiet Banquil, Mangudadatu's chief of staff, told INQUIRER.net in a phone interview. She added that Mangudadatu will file his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) next week. After filing his COC, PDP-Laban president Senator Koko Pimentel said Mangudadatu was among the six other senatorial candidates of the ruling party for next year's election. Aside from Mangudadatu, Pi...Keep on reading: Chief of staff: Dong Mangudadatu to run for senator under PDP-Laban.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Poe, Ejercito, Lapid named NPC senatorial bets in 2019 - INQUIRER.net

Poe, Ejercito, Lapid named NPC senatorial bets in 2019 - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018