2022 PH party-list race

Comelec accredits 171 party-list groups so far for 2022 polls

Dwight de Leon
Comelec accredits 171 party-list groups so far for 2022 polls

COMELEC STAGE. The Commission on Elections holds the filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2022 polls at Sofitel's Harbor Garden tent in Pasay from October 1 to 8, 2021.

Rappler

A total of 270 party-list groups submitted the names of their nominees during the COC filing week in early October. The final list of accredited groups will be released in December.

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday, October 25, released a partial list of party-list groups that have been accredited for the 2022 elections.

As of October 20, some 118 existing party-list groups were included in the lineup. There were also 53 newly registered party-list groups.

A total of 270 party-list groups submitted their list of nominees during the filing of certificates of candidacy from October 1 to 8.

The poll body also released a partial list of political parties that have registered before the Comelec.

As of September 30, 2021, the list included:

  • 49 existing and one newly registered national political parties
  • 23 existing regional parties
  • 102 existing and six newly registered local parties
  • and 34 existing and 13 newly registered political parties under the party-list system

The Comelec had said the final list of party-list groups would be out by December. – Rappler.com