The Commission on Elections earlier allowed 'substitution due to withdrawal' until midday of election day, a rule criticized by former poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr
Former vice president Jejomar Binay is the party chairman while Senator Gregorio Honasan II is chosen as the vice president
'You'd do well if you get him as one of the senators – mahusay magtrabaho, mabait na tao,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about his political adviser
For the 2019 elections, voter registration ends on September 29, 2018
Lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo question the manner by which the ballot boxes from Guihulngan City were loaded for transport
'We want leaders who are courageous enough to stand for whatever they think would be right for the Filipino people,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'The voting public gave Mr Duterte the chance to prove that he could match the myth they propagated during the elections but 2.5 years had passed and he basically destroyed the country that we used to be proud of,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Former elections commissioner Rene Sarmiento quits as chair of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting or PPCRV
The President warns politicians not to underestimate his administration's determination to implement the gun ban: 'May apat, tatlong mayor namatay diyan, sunod lahat 'yan'
President Rodrigo Duterte also floats PNP chief Oscar Albayalde and DILG officer-in-charge Eduardo Año as possible senatorial candidates
The new district is composed of Tagaytay City, Alfonso, General Aguinaldo, Magalles, Maragondon, Mendez, Naic, and Ternate
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo says they do not oppose the retrieval, but were not given enough time to prepare for it
Vice President Leni Robredo says having non-politician members will help ensure that advocacies, not elections, set party direction
'I’m in the process of looking at the steps we must do not only to reclaim what has been lost but to build a stronger foundation,' says former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Comelec Executive Director Jose Tolentino Jr says this aims to eliminate 'doubts' about the automated elections
The hearing on September 13 tackles the recommendations of the Comelec Advisory Council on how to enhance the automated polls in 2019
'The law on that should be amended because it could cause a lot of confusion, and some people might take advantage of it,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal
Former PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa admits his high survey ratings are a factor in his decision to run: 'Bakit naman magtatakbo-takbo ka kung di ka sigurado?'
Vice President Leni Robredo says the loudest voice of opposition still comes from ordinary Filipinos during the election period
(UPDATED) This comes after both the Senate and House of Representatives urged the Comelec to reschedule the filing of certificates of candidacy or COCs
Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers find it 'disturbing' that former lawmaker Glenn Chong has access to audit logs from Ragay, Camarines Sur
The ban applies to malls owned, leased, or occupied by any government official or by 'any person who is related to any city/municipal/barangay official' up to the 4th degree
The Comelec is set to discuss the proposal of the Senate and the House of Representatives to delay the filing of certificates of candidacy by 10 days
Former Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr opposes these new rules, saying these are prone to abuse
(UPDATED) Dingdong Dantes is among the names being considered by the opposition, according to Liberal Party president and Senator Francis Pangilinan
At least 3 Palace officials, including presidential aide Bong Go, are reportedly running for senator in 2019. If they file COCs early October, they'll be resigning from their posts.
(UPDATED) Lawmakers say moving the period of filing of candidacies to October 11 to 17 would allow them to focus on their legislative duties before the election season begins
Party-list groups should also submit their list of nominees during the same period
The threshold has been put into question during the vote recount for the 2016 vice presidential elections
The story is pure fiction. The alleged programmers do not exist.
'Sinabi sa 'kin ng Presidente, tumakbo ako. Eh di tatakbo ako,' says Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald dela Rosa
The potential bets, mostly lawmakers, are introduced during the PDP-Laban Leadership Assembly
Former president Benigno Aquino III says the election of more opposition bets would strengthen the system of checks and balances in government
Both party bets, however, have yet to express their intention to run in the mid-term polls. Revilla is being tried for plunder, while Romualdez lost in the 2016 senatorial race.
(3rd UPDATE) Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa, the member-in-charge, writes the en banc to take the case from him and re-raffle. It is rejected unanimously.
'In general the Comelec supports any move to curtail premature campaigning,' says Commission on Elections Spokesman James Jimenez
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo says she would rather focus on 'things that need to be done' than dwell on President Rodrigo Duterte's latest tirade
PDP-Laban's initial list is composed of party mates, 'friends of the party,' and reelectionist senators
The PDP-Laban president says if the presidential daughter becomes a senator, she will have 'influence on certain key national issues,' including the national budget
If the former senator wins his case against Vice President Leni Robredo, President Rodrigo Duterte 'will make true his word' to step down, says Malacañang
The camp of the Vice President tells the Tribunal that Marcos has not been able to substantiate his claim that the ballot images are compromised
'She is saying she can’t leave Davao City. There’s so much she wants to do that she hasn’t accomplished yet,' says Anthony del Rosario, secretary general of the mayor's Hugpong ng Pagbabago party
Under current laws, the Commission on Elections is both an administrator and a quasi-court. Its split personality presents a lot of complications.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with party leaders again in September, ahead of the filing of certificates of candidacy
But Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers also ask the Supreme Court which of their past statements are considered a violation of the sub judice rule
(UPDATED) Aside from the infighting, PDP-Laban faces threats from other Duterte-allied parties, especially the Hugpong ng Pagbabago of President Duterte's daughter Sara Duterte Carpio
The Senate President has yet to name those who 'benefited' from irregularities in the 2016 elections, but a YouTube video thumbnail appears to implicate 4 opposition senators
Commission on Elections Executive Director Jose Tolentino Jr says the poll body's website is more secure now, being hosted by the Department of Information and Communications Technology
(UPDATED) Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the posts made by Supreme Court Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa's wife in a Viber group that showed bias for Vice President Leni Robredo