House of Representatives elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on House of Representatives elections


DepEd launches app to help teachers monitor 2019 elections

May 10, 2019 - 11:54 PM

The education department says that if data are collected properly through the Election Monitoring App, 'officials are able to easily get a picture of activities and reports within hours, not in weeks or months'

House pushes for holdover barangay officials until May 2018

Aug 07, 2017 - 6:51 PM

Congressmen are looking at synchronizing the village and youth elections with the plebiscite for the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

BARANGAY POLL DECISION. Contrary to the desire of President Rodrigo Duterte, the House of Representatives votes to allow elected barangay officials to be 'holdovers' until elections are held, possibly in 2018. File photo

Philippines: How to elect a better Senate

Apr 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The Philippine Senate is a national body that needs to represent the full diversity of society but this is not encouraged under the system where we elect them

Full of pork? Congressmen approve P3-T 2016 budget

Oct 09, 2015 - 11:51 PM

UPDATED Kabataan Representative Terry Ridon says the budget is loaded with lump sums sneaky provisions crafted for fund juggling and billions of funds [for] the ruling party’s campaign war chest

APPROVED. The House of Representatives approves on October 9, 2015, the P3-trillion budget, which a congressman said would be used for the ruling party's campaign. Rappler file photo