The Comelec says internal fighting within President Rodrigo Duterte's party has confused its local candidates as well
A total of 152 individuals have filed certificates of candidacy for senator
From Ilocos Norte to Davao City, local bets rush to file their certificates of candidacies on the last day of filing
'We trust that those who are currently in the administration will respect the authority of the Comelec,' says elections spokesperson James Jimenez
Revilla's wife, Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla, files his certificate of candidacy
Among them are Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr for Bohol governor, congresswoman Kaka Bag-ao for Dinagat Islands governor, and actor Edu Manzano for San Juan City congressman
The opposition coalition, led by the Liberal Party, will field only 8 senatorial candidates
The senatorial aspirant – a senior citizen – is rushed to the hospital after collapsing, says the Commission on Elections
As supporters of opposition senate bet Chel Diokno shout 'Never again to Martial Law,' Imee Marcos says she only hears supporters chant 'Imee, solusyon'
Malacañang says that while Go may have had more than the allowed number of companions, he didn't mean to 'bring' them along
Will their brand of politics – staunch critics of martial law and dictatorship – work to counter the Duterte magic?
Senator Paolo Benigno 'Bam' Aquino IV reminds voters that he was among those who opposed the tax reform law from the beginning
Roxas dares critics to check official records and see if he is linked to any misuse of calamity or Yolanda funds
Among them are Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, and the Villafuertes of Camarines Sur, all running for reelection
Saying he intends to fight the 'criminal, immoral' Duterte regime, lawyer Jude Sabio files his certificate of candidacy through a representative
(3rd UPDATE) The Commission on Elections admits there was 'special treatment' for the filing of Bong Go's certificate of candidacy 'considering the personalities involved'
Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito will be using 'Ejercito Estrada JV' as his official name and 'Estrada JV' as his alias on the 2019 elections ballot
Elections spokesman James Jimenez takes responsibility for a university launch of the project where the image of an actress in a bathing suit was flashed onscreen
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano vows to fight for the security of every Filipino family and to uphold Philippine sovereignty against China if he wins a Senate seat
Save the Children Philippines calls on candidates in the local elections next year to support the implementation of the Children's Emergency Relief and Protection Act of 2016
A total of 185 organizations have filed applications to participate in 2019 party-list elections
Gabriela and Kabataan supporters exchange jeers with pro-Duterte crowds on the second day of filing of certificates of candidacy
Among them are presidential son Paolo Duterte for Davao City congressman, Senator Francis Escudero for Sorsogon governor, and Isko Moreno for Manila mayor
(UPDATED) But the senatorial hopeful whose tagline is 'Hindi ako bobo!' – I'm not stupid – offers a different explanation for the delay in filing his certificate of candidacy
The Commission on Elections vows to quickly decide on other 'intra-party' controversies so clear up confusions as soon as the filing of COCs is over
‘Wala namang masama kung maniwala ka sa feng shui, 'di ba?’ asks senatorial bet Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa as he filed his certificate of candidacy or COC
(UPDATED) Asked who between siblings Junjun and Abby she is closer to, reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay replies, 'Sino ba ang kasama ko ngayon?'
Vice Governor Harold Imperial of the Liberal Party is running for governor against his godfather, reelectionist Al Francis Bichara of the Nacionalista Party
But Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon also reminds so-called nuisance bets: democracy is not a joke
Here are notable aspirants for various local elective positions on the first day of filing of certificates of candidacy for the May 2019 elections
'If you file the wrong form, it’s like you didn’t file a COC,' Comelec spokesman James Jimenez says
Liberal party bet Samira Gutoc Tomawis and Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares arrive at the Comelec headquarters with hundreds of supporters in tow
The only two mayors who are on their final terms are running for governor and vice mayor
The singer submits a certificate of nomination and acceptance from what party president Koko Pimentel calls a 'rogue' PDP-Laban
Tondo singer Magtira, who once claimed he was the former husband of Kris Aquino, again professes his love during the filing of candidacies. He's joined by Anson Tuana, who claims to be an old flame of Mocha Uson.
Dr Willie Ong is one of the bets banking on their huge social media following as they file their certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III cites his upcoming wedding as the reason why he filed his certificate of candidacy for senator this early
'We don’t want to turn it into a circus of supporters,' the Commission on Elections says of the filing of certificates of candidacy from October 11 to 17
Aspirants to more than 18,000 national and local posts will file their certificates of candidacy on October 11, 12, 15, 16, and 17, 2018
(UPDATED) From October 11 to 12 and October 15 to 17, aspirants for national and local posts formalize their bids for the May 2019 elections
The filing of certificates of candidacy for these positions is from October 11 to 12 and October 15 to 17, 2018
All in all, the Comelec expects the number of registered voters to total approximately 60 to 61 million
The prohibitions are not absolute.... The consistent trend of the Supreme Court is to uphold free speech and expression over any form of election regulation.
Candidates can disqualify themselves from the get-go by answering a new question in certificates of candidacy, warns former poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr
(UPDATED) The midterm elections will be on Monday, May 13, 2019
Nelson Almario and his family spend the whole afternoon at the registration center in Arroceros, Manila, to make sure the candidates they choose to support in the 2019 polls would have a better chance of winning
Long queues form outside Comelec offices even before they open early Saturday morning, as voters try to make their voice count in the May 2019 elections
Students register for the 2019 midterm elections and rush to make it back in time for class
On Saturday, September 29, the last day of voters' registration for the 2019 elections, the Comelec's offices nationwide will be open
This is part of the Comelec's efforts against 'flying voters.' Only a few areas will be equipped with the system as part of its test run.