Rizalito David has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the Senate Electoral Tribunal's decision that favored Grace Poe. He files a motion to resolve the case 'for the best interest of all concerned as well as the nation'
The childhood friend of president-elect Duterte also has links to his running-mate, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano
Recent scandals in the INC have cast doubt on the power of the church's bloc voting
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As the Comelec gears up for the elections, some groups are wondering: will they be able to vote?
Let's look back at how some of the 2016 senatorial bets funded their campaigns in previous elections
We review the past campaign spending of political parties with presidential bets in 2016. Will parties once again spend millions, hoping for a return on investment?
There are 365 campaign overspending cases in the ARMM from the 2010 and 2013 elections, the highest among all regions
For the second time, the High Court orders Speaker Belmonte to swear in Lord Allan Velasco as representative of Marinduque, to replace Regina Ongsiako Reyes
Amid the citizenship issues faced by presidential candidate Grace Poe, advocates for children's rights gather to discuss the implications of declaring foundlings like her as stateless
The VP bet chooses the LP standard-bearer as the one he would likely have the hardest time working with if elected together
(2ND UPDATE) The 3 Supreme Court justices in the SET – who affirmed their vote to disqualify the senator – will inhibit themselves from the case, should it be elevated to the High Court
Grace Poe's lawyer says the Comelec case 'has been effectively extinguished' by the tribunal's decision. The opposing camp calls this 'wishful thinking.'
The senator believes her period of residence in the Philippines up to the day before elections is 10 years and 11 months, but her critics say she still lacks months to meet the residency requirement for presidential candidates
Read here the opinions of 4 senators who voted in favor of Grace Poe, as well as the dissenting opinions of the 3 Supreme Court justices
In its 32-page decision, the Senate Electoral Tribunal dismisses the petition for disqualification based on ineligibility filed by losing senatorial candidate Rizalito David against Senator Grace Poe
(UPDATED) Five senators vote to recognize Grace Poe's rights as an adopted child, while 4 other members of the tribunal vote to disqualify her, according to Senator Tito Sotto
Qualified voters in Sibuco town have to register and undergo biometrics again, following reports of discrepancies in the town's voters' list in 2013
The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by political party Bangon Pilipinas, which sought to nullify the proclamations of the 12 senators in the 2013 polls
The poll body is set to collect around P52.3 million in fines from 2013 candidates who failed to report their campaign expenses
Among them, 3 are incumbent officials. Meanwhile, cases against 4 candidates have been dismissed due to their death.
Out of the 178 district congressmen, 91 are on their first term and 87 are on their second consecutive term
Angelina 'Angie' Ludovice-Katoh, a founding member of the party-list group, is a former student leader and labor organizer from Davao del Sur
In this decision on the two-year-old case, the High Court says, however, that the poll body can't sue survey firms that fail to follow this rule
Ejercito's lawyer says the Supreme Court ruling 'expanded the limitations on campaign contributions.' It factors the expenses incurred by supporters without the candidate's knowledge.
'With its decision, the Supreme Court has once again proved that it is indeed the last bastion of democracy,' says a statement from the Bacolod diocese's lawyers
Governor Exequiel Javier is disqualified in connection with his suspension of a town mayor within the 2013 election period. His proclamation is also annulled.
The Comelec has until Christmas to examine decrypted images of ballots for the existence of these lines that crossed ovals and were mistakenly recorded as shades or votes for certain candidates
Typhoon Hagupit weakens as it moves towards Eastern Visayas. The Philippines is most affected by climate change in the world. Are telcos not to blame for poor transmission in the 2013 election?
A telco official says, 'In our system we didn't get any alarm during elections. Our system was perfect.' Could it be the fault of Smartmatic?
The Comelec says it is proof they are 'not singling out' persons or political parties in going after violators of campaign finance rules
The lawyer for losing candidate Eduardo 'Brother Eddie' Villanueva says they are not pursuing an electoral protest; they are opposing the reuse of PCOS machines for the 2016 polls
Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr says the ballots could've been tampered with. The recount will be conducted at the Senate on August 28
The disqualified governor fails to secure a temporary restraining order (TRO) or a status quo ante order (SQAO) that would have stopped his ouster
Ejercito tells the Court he was disqualified 'for an act done by a third party '
A total of 59 electoral cases are pending at the Commission on Elections and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal
'Love, love, love!' exclaimed comedian Vice Ganda about his photo with Senator Nancy Binay
Candidates who would still not file their SOCEs on May 12 will face administrative cases and election offenses related to campaign finance
Implicated in the pork barrel scam, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala is named respondent in another complaint to be filed with the Ombudsman on Friday
Lawyer says a recent Comelec resolution provides 'no more basis to cite' the original grounds for removing elective officials over SOCE deficiencies
The justice secretary, herself a former election lawyer, says a mere letter to agencies cannot remove officials for failure to file their campaign spending reports
Abang Lingkod falsified documents to prove that it represents farmers. Associate Justice Marvic Leonen says this 'betrays public trust.'
The court says Comelec 'abused its discretion in cancelling the registration of Abang Lingkod,' which had joined in 2010 and got enough votes in 2013
It was a tight race, with Felix William "Wimpy" Fuentebella winning against the former actor by just 2,205 votes. Both allege vote buying.
The barangays are identified as priority areas in relation to the barangay elections Monday, October 28
Comelec identifies 4 SM malls as accessible polling centers for persons with disabilities and senior citizens
Here are some interesting figures that you need to know about the upcoming barangay elections