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Madhouse at Comelec on first day of candidacy filing

Colorful characters dominated the first day of filing of certificates of candidacy yesterday for senators, signaling the start of the election season for the May 2019 midterm polls......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 11th, 2018

Madhouse at Comelec on first day of candidacy filing - Philippine Star

Madhouse at Comelec on first day of candidacy filing - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

68 candidates face disqualification cases

At the end of the filing of certificates of candidacy on Oct. 17, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Clerk of the Commission received a total of 68 petitions for disqualification......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Real nuisance candidates

On 10 October, the eve of the period for filing of certificates of candidacy (CoC) for the 2019 mid-term elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded filers not to make the process a “circus of supporters.” The Comelec was referring to too many supporters tagging CoC applicants inside the Comelec office in Intramuros, Manila. Its […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Bishop to 2019 voters: ‘Look for gems among pile of dirt’

TWO days after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ended the filing of candidacy for the 2019 midterm local and national polls, Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo advised the voters not...READ MORE The post Bishop to 2019 voters: ‘Look for gems among pile of dirt’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 19th, 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

Few women filed CoC–Comelec

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has released data showing a low turnout of women during the filing of certificate of candidacy (CoC) for the 2019 Midterm National and Local Elections that closed on Wednesday. In the Senatorial race alone, women candidates only covered 13.82 percent or 21 of the total 152 who filed CoC at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 17th, 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

LIST: These celebrities are seeking elective posts in 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Comission on Elections (COMELEC) began receiving certificates of candidacy (COC) on October 11. With over 18,000 local and national posts to fill, the COC filing has seen an entire range of personalities step up, from well-known political figures and public servants, to kooky characters, and of course, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Sonny Angara files COC, seeks 2nd Senate term

  Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) as senator before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) headquarters on Wednesday.   The son of the late Senate President Edgardo Angara was accompanied by wife Elivira "Tootsy" Angara.   Angara won as Senator in the 2013 polls and is seeking a second term still under the banner of Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) which he leads as president. The LDP was co-founded in 1988 by the late Senate President Edgardo Angara.   Angara said that it was the decision of his wife to file his COC on its last day of filing, as it was deemed lucky according to feng shui. &nb...Keep on reading: Sonny Angara files COC, seeks 2nd Senate term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Hilbay sees Senate opposition victory in 2019

  Former-Solicitor General Florin Hilbay is confident that the senatorial slate of the opposition coalition will win the vote of the people.   "Well, we're very confident given what's happening dun sa ating ekonomiya at sa performance ng administrasyon na to," Hilbay told reporters before filing his candidacy on Wednesday for his senator bid in the May 2019 midterm elections at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) headquarters.   "Sa tingin namin yung mga mamamayan, titingin sa kabila, titingin sa mga bagong boses at boboto sa oposisyon," he added.   The opposition earlier finalized its eight-member senatorial slate for the 2019 polls. &nb...Keep on reading: Hilbay sees Senate opposition victory in 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Comelec updates, less time on Facebook, Harry and Meghan | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: More updates from the 4th day of filing of certificates of candidacy at the Commission on Elections. Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada file candidacies for senator. Average time people spend on Facebook declining - study. U.S. judge tosses out Stormy Daniels defamation suit against Trump. Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Old faces headline penultimate day of candidacy filing

At age 94, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile is poised to become the oldest to file candidacy since the Commission on Elections (Comelec) opened applications last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Old faces headline penultimate day of candidacy filing

At age 94, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile is poised to become the oldest to file candidacy since the Commission on Elections (Comelec) opened applications last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 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

Con-com spox seeks Senate seat

  The spokesman of the Consultative Committee (Con-com) which was tasked by President Rodrigo Duterte to draft the government's proposed federal charter, will be seeking a Senate seat to push for federalism. Conrado "Ding" Generoso said he would be filing his certificate of candidacy for senator on Tuesday under theKatipunan Ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi political party. "Today, I and my party mates in the Katipunan Ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi, a political party duly accredited by the Comelec and allied with the Bagong Sistema Bagong Pag-asamovement, are taking this cause to the people through the forthcoming electoral exercise," he said in a Vibermessage to reporters. "I am...Keep on reading: Con-com spox seeks Senate seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Army command turnover delayed as Duterte went to Comelec for Bong Go

MANILA, Philippines – As President Rodrigo Duterte accompanied his former aide Bong Go in filing his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections in Manila, another ceremony was waiting for his presence—the turnover of command for the new chief of the Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig. The Army ceremony on Monday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 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

COMELEC expects peaceful COC filing in CAR

COMELEC Baguio City Election Officer Atty. John Paul Martin (r) receives certificates of candidacy from aspiring candidates during the first day of COC filing at the Baguio City COMELEC Office. (RM.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Re-electionists, ‘returnees’, reinvented bets lead Day 3 of CoC filing

A total of 14 senatorial aspirants and 12 partylist groups filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) on Day 3 of the filing of CoCs at the Commission on Elections (Comelec). This brings to 50 the total number of senatorial candidates and 42 for partylist since the start of the five-day filing of CoCs last Thursday, according to Comelec… link: Re-electionists, ‘returnees’, reinvented bets lead Day 3 of CoC filing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018