Rappler's latest stories on barangay elections 2018 views
By putting undue pressure on candidates to do something that might affect their candidacy, Director General Oscar Albayalde is intervening in the elections.
Before we elect the neighborhood 'tambay' or the ambitious political startup on May 14, know how much funds and powers we're entrusting them with
Maraming gustong tumakbo. Mahigit isang milyong katao. Marahil, isa sa bawat 50 botante sa bansang ito, kandidato. Nagmamalaking madaling lapitan, madaling kapitan si Kapitan.
It is also considered electioneering and a partisan political activity because it is ‘an act designed to promote the…defeat of a particular candidate or candidates to a public office’
The law is not perfect and has exploitable loopholes, but having it in the first place, even in its diluted form, is already next to miraculous
After having spent an estimated P700 million for the preparations, what is the practical value of moving the elections, at the last minute, to 7 months after?
If Congress decides this at the last minute, we risk tossing down the drain about a billion pesos Comelec shall have spent on the preparations
Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts