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Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon says the poll body will hold off on issuing a certificate of proclamation to Duterte Youth until petitions vs party chairman Ronald Cardema are resolved
A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?
An election lawyer said that losing candidates do not need to file a SOCE. The winning candidates, on the other hand, have 6 months to file theirs.
Millennials PH asks the Commission on Elections to cancel Duterte Youth chairman Ronald Cardema's bid for a party-list seat, citing his 'attempt to mislead, misinform, or hide the fact that he is ineligible'
The Comelec says it is investigating the incident of a ballot box supposedly stolen and found floating in a submerged area behind the Datu Salibo, Maguindanao municipal office
Veteran election lawyers throw their support behind the petition seeking to cancel Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema's nomination and withhold his certificate of proclamation
Mar Roxas and Bong Go are the biggest spenders and have received the highest amounts of contributions in 2019, based on Statements of Contributions and Expenditures available so far
Comelec says Cebu City Councilor Alvin Arcilla is on his 3rd and final term now, and should not have run in 2019
Senator-elect Cynthia Villar spends P135 million for the recent senatorial polls, with zero 'contributions received'
Robredo claims that the recount in 3 pilot provinces selected by Marcos has given her 15,000 more votes, based on unofficial numbers from the electoral tribunal
Election lawyer Emil Marañon III says Duterte Youth chairman Ronald Cardema's nomination should be cancelled due to the misrepresentation
Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon issues the warning after Duterte Youth fails to publish its new set of nominees 5 days after it received the poll body's resolution
The Commission on Elections en banc tackles oppositions filed against Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema and his qualifications to be a representative in Congress
Former National Youth Commission chairpersons and commissioners agree with election experts that Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet qualifications to become a youth representative in Congress
Commission on Elections Commissioner Luie Tito Guia says Ronald Cardema's party-list group Duterte Youth should not have been accredited in the first place
The May 13 elections post an overall accuracy rate of 99.9953%, according to the random manual audit of the election results
'Walang uupo na rep ang D Youth (Duterte Youth) until the DQ (disqualification) versus Cardema is resolved,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres are no strangers to petitions to disqualify them
Filipinos react to the Commission on Elections' decision approving the last-minute bid of Ronald Cardema to become a party-list nominee
(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections 'cannot sit idly by and allow this unabashed mockery and assault to our democratic processes and institutions to go unchastised,' says poll commissioner Rowena Guanzon
'We can't have something like this happen in the 2022 presidential election. We might have a revolution,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan
National Printing Office Director Francisco Vales Jr says the agency entered into a joint venture agreement with a private firm to lease printers, before it signed a contract with the Commission on Elections
(3rd UPDATE) The poll body's decision means Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema is a step closer to assuming the post as party-list representative in the incoming 18th Congress
The disappointing defeat of the opposition senatorial candidates only pushes the slate to continue the fight beyond the halls of the Senate
(UPDATED) A precinct with unusually high or 100% turnout is not enough to conclude there is cheating, but it could be an indicator, says an election watchdog
'Sa akin, okay lang dahil lalong makikita ng lahat kung gaano ka-accurate ang resulta' says Pasig City Mayor-elect Vico Sotto who beat the incumbent by a wide margin
From bleeding pens to defective vote-counting machines, the Commission on Elections needs to answer a host of problems while maintaining its independence
Moises Padilla mayor-elect Ella Garcia Yulo says the defeated mayor, her uncle Magdaleno Peña, has failed to substantiate his allegations of electoral fraud
Ong is the 'phenomenon of the 2019 midterm elections,' a political expert says
'Dispose of that Smartmatic and look for a new one that is free of fraud,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
People want to be led by leaders who identify with them, leaders who can dance to the same music
The Comelec second division dismisses a petition to disqualify the candidacy for the Leyte provincial board of Carmen Jean Torres Rama, sister of Representative Lucy Torres Gomez
What our recent experience tells us is that there is hope, imperceptible at first glance but solid at a second moment of reflection
Their winning rivals ask Moises Padilla Mayor Magdaleno Peña and Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor to accept the election results and move on
Isang surot si Cardema na nagsasamantala sa marupok na sistema ng eleksyon
With the rise of populism worldwide and growing assertiveness of authoritarian regimes everywhere, it is possible that we are now entering the reverse wave period – the Philippines included
The ex-Akbayan congressman stresses the importance of defending democratic values, but the opposition also needs to come up with new strategies that go beyond 'old responses' to society's problems
'The opposition tried to bring these up ,and these are very important issues, but... they didn't make that much of a difference as that significant part of the electorate went for the President,' says former Akbayan representative Walden Bello
Former Akbayan representative Walden Bello weighs on the lessons learned from the 2019 elections
Believe it or not, despite the undeniably wholesale defeat of the opposition at the polls, there were so many positive takeaways that we, the enlightened Filipinos, can build on moving forward
Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections
Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says all candidates and parties, regardless of whether or not they won in the 2019 elections, must submit their statement of contributions and expenditures
Commissions on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez says more than 10 petitions have been filed opposing Cardema's substitution as nominee of Duterte Youth in the party list
The study also finds that promoting previous legislative work and platforms had very little impact on winnability
The fact that he also used his position as NYC chair to campaign for Duterte Youth and other Duterte-endorsed candidates is also a possible election offense
International Alert reports that most of the violent incidents in Mindanao during the 2019 midterm elections involved explosives and brawls, not guns
At least 19 groups consider the 18th Congress as their first foray into the House of Representatives. But not all are completely new to government service.
Election results data show that Gutoc received votes in all clustered precincts in Mandaluyong City
'If there’s one thing that this election produced, it’s the new and stronger leaders of the opposition, in the likes of Chel, Samira, and Florin'
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the claim is 'fake news and propaganda'