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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: inquirer inquirerOct 17th, 2018

Rumored PDP-Laban senatorial bets show up at Duterte meeting with Pinoys in HK

      It seemed like it was a preview of a campaign rally in 2019 as rumored "senatoriables" appeared during the meeting of President Rodrigo Duterte with the Filipino community in Hong Kong.       Before addressing around 2,000 overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) there, Duterte introduced key personalities who might join the Senate race.       The President introduced his trusted aide, Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go, as his "favorite senator."       His remarks drew cheers from the crowd as OFWs were seen waving banners with the statement saying "Go Na Yan." ...Keep on reading: Rumored PDP-Laban senatorial bets show up at Duterte meeting with Pinoys in HK.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 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

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

‘King,’ ‘rock star,’ wannabes join Senate race

  A "king," a supposed ex-beau of a former presidential communications official, a self-proclaimed husband of Kris Aquino and an advocate of "hao-siao," or bogus journalists.   Dozens of senatorial aspirants trooped to the head office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros, Manila, on Thursday to make their case that they should be elected to the 18th Congress in next year's midterm elections.   Noisy, banner-waving supporters cheered for them.   In an impassioned speech at the start of the five-day filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs), "King Salam" Emilio Delfin Lacan Luisong Tagean said it was time the Philippines had i...Keep on reading: ‘King,’ ‘rock star,’ wannabes join Senate race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

2019 senatorial race preview: Newer names enter Magic 12, political scions closing in

Old faces becoming new names, lagging opposition figures, Magic 12 newcomers and other observations about the newest senatorial race survey......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Jinggoy to join 2019 Senate race

Former Senator Jose ‘’Jinggoy’’ Estrada is sure of joining the 2019 senatorial race. Jinggoy to join 2019 Senate race Former Senator Jose ‘’Jinggoy’’ Estrada is sure of joining the 2019 senatorial race. Source link: Jinggoy to join 2019 Senate race.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

2019 elections preview: New names and alliances, old faces and surprises

With just around a year before the country heads back to the  polls, the recent Pulse Asia survey on possible senatorial hopefuls has set politics-savvy Filipinos abuzz. The list of 58 possible candidates for next year’s race reveals not just the turning of the tide through new alliances, but an old guard that refuses to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

Roxas mum on 2019 political plans; wants to focus on family

                Former Senator MarRoxas kept mum on Tuesday about his political plans in 2019, saying he is concentrating on his family now.   "I'm concentrating now on my family and my mom. Marami akong utang sa kanila," Roxas said in a text message when asked if he would join the 2019 senatorial race.   Roxas ran but lost to President Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 elections.   In an interview at the Senate on Monday,Senator Bam Aquino disclosed that certain groupsare urging Roxas to join next year's senatorial race.   "Hindipa kami nag uusap tungkol dito, hindi ko pa rin alam pero ...Keep on reading: Roxas mum on 2019 political plans; wants to focus on family.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 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

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

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

It’s final: Agot Isidro not running in 2019 midterm elections

Actress Agot Isidro referenced her speculated senatorial bid once more during the last day of filing for the certificate of candidacies and reiterated that she is not running for public office. Isidro joked in a tweet that her supporters should bring “banderitas” or colorful pennants to the Comelec’s main office. She accompanied her post with […] The post It’s final: Agot Isidro not running in 2019 midterm elections appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Aged 94, Juan Ponce Enrile may break a world record if elected in 2019

Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile would likely hold the record for being the oldest living politician in the world if he wins in the 2019 midterm elections. The nonagenarian through his lawyer on Tuesday filed a certificate of candidacy for a senatorial position, initially citing that he wanted to “join the fun.” He is running […] The post Aged 94, Juan Ponce Enrile may break a world record if elected in 2019 appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated 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

Over 200 senatorial, local candidates file CoCs as of noon time — Comelec

AT LEAST 258 aspirants for the 2019 midterm elections have filed their certificates of candidacy (CoC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec), according to the poll body’s records as of...READ MORE The post Over 200 senatorial, local candidates file CoCs as of noon time — Comelec appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated 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

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

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