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Senatorial candidates kick off election campaign

SENATORIAL candidates under Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) kicked off their election campaign in Pampanga on Tuesday, while the opposition Liberal Party’s eight candidates under the Otso Diretso banner began their stumping in Caloocan City, a hotspot in President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s drug war......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 12th, 2019

Senatorial candidates kick off election campaign

SENATORIAL candidates under Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) kicked off their election campaign in Pampanga on Tuesday, while the opposition Liberal Party’s eight candidates under the Otso Diretso banner began their stumping in Caloocan City, a hotspot in President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s drug war......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big

President Rodrigo Duterte was nowhere to be found when senatorial candidates supporting his administration launched their campaign on Tuesday in vote-rich Pampanga, a province that gave him a "landslide victory" in 2016. But his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, attended the campaign kickoff of senatorial aspirants of her political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), in the City of San Fernando. The rally drew some 20,000 people and stalled traffic around the venue in the Pampanga capital. Mayor Duterte told Inquirer.net that her father would not be present during the event, saying he had more important things to do as President. "He will just have selected campaign so...Keep on reading: Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Opposition: May elections a referendum on Duterte

The midterm elections will shape up to be a referendum not only on President Rodrigo Duterte's three-year administration but also on the people's capacity to vote wisely, according to members of the opposition Otso Diretso slate. Sounding a message of resistance to the President's populist policies, the Liberal Party (LP)-led coalition launched its nationwide door-to-door campaign in Caloocan City on the first day of the election season on Tuesday. "We are the alternative candidates," civil society leader Samira Gutoc said at a press conference attended by all members of the team, except former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, who opted to kick off his campaign in his hometown...Keep on reading: Opposition: May elections a referendum on Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

PH midterm election campaign period officially starts | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Day one of the campaign period kicks off with House Speaker Gloria Arroyo lending her star power to President Rodrigo Duterte's senatorial candidates during their campaign launch in her home province of Pampanga. The Department of Health says 6 people died due to measles in Central Luzon from January 1 to February ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Hugpong ng Pagbabago kicks off campaign in Pampanga

Twelve of 13 senatorial candidates allied with the administration joined the kick-off campaign rally organized by the Hugpong ng Pagbabago of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in San Fernando, Pampanga yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Hugpong ng Pagbabago kicks off campaign in Pampanga

Twelve of 13 senatorial candidates allied with the administration joined the kick-off campaign rally organized by the Hugpong ng Pagbabago of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in San Fernando, Pampanga yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Senatorial bets kick off campaign candidates

Senatorial bets kick off campaign candidates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

‘Otso Diretso’ candidates rely on house-to-house campaign

With minimal resources and several political newcomers on its senatorial slate, the opposition "Otso Diretso" is banking on a house-to-house strategy to kick-start its campaign in Caloocan City today. "Unlike resource-rich traditional politicians ... the Otso Diretso candidates will start their campaign going back to the people, sharing each other's stories," Sen. Francis Pangilinan said on the eve of the start of the campaign period for the midterm elections in May. Pangilinan, the opposition coalition's campaign manager, said improving the lives of every Filipino family would be the centerpiece of their senatorial candidates' legislative agenda as they and their supporters conduc...Keep on reading: ‘Otso Diretso’ candidates rely on house-to-house campaign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Otso Diretso kicks off campaign in Caloocan and Naga City

  MANILA, Philippines --- The Otso Diretso senatorial slate starts its election campaign on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Caloocan City, followed by a trip to Naga City in Camarines Sur the next day.   Otso Diretso organizers on Thursday said a press conference would be held in South Caloocan on Tuesday before Otso Diretso candidates conduct a door-to-door campaign in the city.   An assembly of volunteers will follow the door-to-door campaign at the San Roque Cathedral along A. Mabini Street. An evening Mass will be held, before the group moves to Naga City on Feb. 13, Wednesday.   The candidates will attend a student dialogue at the Camarines Sur Polytech...Keep on reading: Otso Diretso kicks off campaign in Caloocan and Naga City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Duterte to lead launch of admin’s mixed senatorial slate

President Duterte will be leading the campaign kick-off for a mixed slate of senatorial candidates under the “Du it!” label in a bid to accommodate well-meaning supporters who have been seeking his endorsement for the 2019 midterm elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

Comelec warns 2019 candidates: No biopics

Candidates in May's midterm elections who show their biopics during the campaign will be prosecuted for violation of election laws, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Sunday. Films about politicians running for office "should not be exhibited or played in theaters at all during the campaign period," said James Jimenez, spokesperson for the Comelec. Dela Rosa film Showing the films despite a boycott is "still a violation of election rules," Jimenez said. Jimenez's remarks came as supporters of senatorial aspirant Ronald dela Rosa prepared to release a film about the life of the former chief of the Philippine National Police who carried out President Rodrigo Duterte'...Keep on reading: Comelec warns 2019 candidates: No biopics.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Pimentel on survey: Still a long way to go

Administration candidates for the 2019 senatorial race are expected to perform better in pre-election surveys once President Duterte and the PDP-Laban party put their full force behind the campaign, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Clinton, Trump kick off their race to election finish

CLEVELAND: Rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sprinted out of the campaign blocks Monday to begin their two-month dash to the US presidential election, descending on Ohio as ground zero of their 2016 battle. The two candidates used the Labor Day holi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

P2.4-billion precampaign spending stumps Comelec

Close to 20 senatorial candidates in May's midterm elections have already spent a combined P2.4 billion to prop up their respective campaigns, yet the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is powerless to determine where these aspirants obtained their funds in hopes of landing a government position that only pays around P260,000 monthly.   Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the poll body, and by extension the public, had no means to find out how the candidates were able to afford their propaganda materials, which in some instances were well beyond their declared net worth, before the start of the campaign period.   "That's precisely the problem with the sole el...Keep on reading: P2.4-billion precampaign spending stumps Comelec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

40 senatorial candidates warned against illegal campaign posters

40 senatorial candidates warned against illegal campaign posters.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Duterte declares support for 11 senatorial bets - The Manila Times Online

SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan President Rodrigo Duterte headed a kick-off rally by his Partido Demokratikong Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for its senatorial candidates here on Thursday.READ The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Duterte declares support for 12 senatorial bets

SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan — President Rodrigo Duterte headed a kick-off rally by his Partido Demokratikong Pilipino –  Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) for its senatorial candidates here on Thursday….READ The post Duterte declares support for 12 senatorial bets appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Comelec: Report candidates who use gov’t resources to campaign

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) are calling on the public to report candidates who are using government resources to advance their campaign for the midterm elections in May.   "Let us document everything and report these actions and behaviors," Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said on Thursday.   Jimenez cited the Omnibus Election Code, which prohibits any officer or employee in civil service, except those holding political offices, from intervening, directly or indirectly, in any election campaign or engaging in any partisan political activity.   Monitoring 'supply officer...Keep on reading: Comelec: Report candidates who use gov’t resources to campaign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Start LASER-testing those candidates

With the campaign period formally on, senatorial and party-list candidates frequently will be in the news, ads, and social media......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

34 candidates warned over illegal posters

At least 34 or more than half of the 62 senatorial candidates running in the May elections are in trouble for illegal posting of campaign materials, according to the Commission on Elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019