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Comelec tightens rules for party-list nominees

The Commission on Elections has adopted stricter rules on the nomination, withdrawal and substitution of party-list nominees in an apparent bid to prevent another controversy similar to that of Duterte Youth......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 22nd, 2021

Comelec junks 70% of party-list applications

Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon reported yesterday that the poll body has dismissed almost 70 percent of the total applications for party-list inclusion for the 2022 polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Comelec junks 6 party-list petitions

The Commission on Elections recently dismissed at least six petitions for registration of party-list groups for the 2022 general elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Comelec resolution drops 39 party-list groups

The Commission on Elections has delisted 39 party-list organizations, just 15 months away from the May 2022 polls......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

Bill aiding freelancers approved

The nominees of the party-list group CIBAC to the House of Representatives on Wednesday praised the approval by the Committee on Labor and Employment of the substitute bill that would promote the protection and welfare of freelancers......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Gabriela story had misleading headline, lead

It has come to our attention that Manila Standard Today published in its website on December 5, 2020 a news story with the following misleading headline: “Comelec affirms bid to disqualify Gabriela for ‘supporting terror’”. The story’s lead also insinuated that the poll body had already decided in favor of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict’s (NTF-ELCAC) petition to cancel the party-list registration of Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP). The news story was written by Rio N. Araja and Macon Ramos-Araneta......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Comelec affirms bid to disqualify Gabriela for & lsquo;supporting terror& rsquo;

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has upheld a government anti-insurgency body’s petition seeking the cancellation of the Gabriela Women’s Party’s registration in the party-list system for violations of the election law and the Constitution......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 5th, 2020

Comelec backs bid to cancel Gabriela party-list registration

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has upheld a government anti-insurgency body’s petition seeking cancellation of the Gabriela Women’s Party’s registration in the party-list system for violations of the election law and the Constitution. In an order dated November 27 and signed by presiding Commissioner Socorro B. Inting, the Comelec’s Second Division ruled that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

Poll ban on Makabayan bloc eyed; Rody won& rsquo;t criminalize red tagging

A government body wants to disqualify the Makabayan bloc’s party-list groups from running for Congress or any public office before the Commission on Elections (Comelec)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

How exactly does a party-list select its nominees?

On the heels of a red-tagging spree by certain government officials, we take a look at how exactly some party-lists select their nominees......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 29th, 2020

House squabble: Romero ouster against the rules, party list says

PBA party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles on Sunday said the rules of Congress were violated when 1-PACMAN party-list Rep. Mikee Romero was removed as deputy speaker and was replaced with Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

High Court sustains Comelec ruling on party-list winners

The Supreme Court has sustained the proclamation by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) of the winning party-list groups in the 2019 national elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

SC upholds Comelec proclamation of 51 winning party-lists in 2019 polls

The Supreme Court has upheld validity of the Commission on Election’s proclamation of party-list winners of the 2019 midterm elections and retained the formula in computing seats for party-list representative at the lower House......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Protection of artists amid Anti-Terror bill sought

PBA Party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles on Monday asked Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to include in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Terrorism bill a provision that will ensure that the measure will not be used against artists. In a letter dated 22 June addressed to Medialdea, the chairperson of the Anti-Terrorism Council, Nograles […] The post Protection of artists amid Anti-Terror bill sought appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Nograles seeks to refine anti-terror bill

Puwesa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) party-list Rep. Jericho Nograles on Sunday said that civil rights provisions in the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 would be further expounded in the implementing rules and regulations to assure the public that the measure would not be used and abused to suppress the people’s civil liberty......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 21st, 2020

‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’

The Comelec decision is intended at preventing delays in other preparatory activities leading to the elections, including the finalization of the voters list. Instead of extending the registration beyond September 30, Comelec has instead extended registration hours and will be open on Saturdays and holidays. But would this be enough? The post ‘Non-extension of online voter registration will deny Filipinos their right to vote’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Duterte fires NEA chief Masongsong

The PACC in May filed a case against Masongsong for allegedly allowing public funds to be used for a party-list's campaign activities in 2019. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Rep. Claudine Bautista nagpaliwanag na sa bonggang Balesin wedding; Michael Cinco nag-sorry din

Claudine Bautista at Jose French Lim NAGPALIWANAG na si Congresswoman Claudine “Dendee” Bautista sa publiko matapos makatanggap ng kaliwa’t kanang batikos dahil sa engrande nilang kasal ni Jose French “Tracker” Lim. Ilang araw ding nanahimik ang kongresista at party-list representative ng Drivers United for Mass Progress and Equal Rights o DUMPER sa gitna ng pangnenega […] The post Rep. Claudine Bautista nagpaliwanag na sa bonggang Balesin wedding; Michael Cinco nag-sorry din appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding

Agot Isidro and Enchong Dee called out congresswoman Claudine “Dendee” Bautista for having a “lavish” wedding ceremony in Balesin amid the COVID-19 pandemic and plight of displaced drivers. Bautista, a representative of Drivers United for Mass Progress and Equal Rights party list (DUMPER), got married in a Michael Cinco wedding gown at a “lavish private […] The post Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

NSA cites reason to delist Gabriela

The left-leaning Gabriela Women’s Party-list group is allegedly receiving financial assistance from any  foreign governments and their agencies......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Comelec to resolve PDP-Laban infighting

The Commission on Elections will now have to step in to resolve the infighting in the ruling party PDP-Laban after both factions have submitted their respective set of officers to the poll body......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021