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