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Comelec, SC ‘bastardized’ party-list system – opposition lawmakers

May 21, 2019 - 5:03 PM

Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says it has become so easy for organizations to win Congress seats even if they do not have 'defined sectoral constituencies'

'BASTARDIZED' SYSTEM. Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman (middle) and Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin (R) wants the party-list law amended. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

As Roque joins Malacañang, Kabayan squabbles over his replacement

Nov 06, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Harry Roque, Palace spokesman, and Ron Salo, Kabayan representative, continue to argue over the fate of the party's representation in the House

KABAYAN SQUABBLE. Palace Spokesman Harry Roque (left) and Kabayan Representative Ron Salo continue to argue, this time over who should be taking over Roque's post int he House. File photo of Roque by Rappler, photo of Salo from his Facebook account

Kabayan votes to remove Harry Roque as House rep

Jan 24, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Harry Roque ousted by his party s board for his behavior at a congressional probe into Bilibid drugs asks the Comelec to nullify the party s resolution

RIFT. Kabayan Partylist removes Harry Roque as its representative. Rappler file photo

Makabayan bloc to Duterte: We're not funding the NPA

Aug 11, 2016 - 2:24 PM

Matagal na ho itong paninira lalung lao na nagmumula sa mga militar at anti peace groups says Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate

NO FUNDING. Bayan Muna Represesentative Carlos Isagani Zarate says the Makabayan bloc is not funding the New People's Army. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Abolish us? Party-list representatives: 'We're not all bad'

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says party lists have helped pass landmark legislation in the past including the Reproductive Health Law the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Law and the Philippine Competition Act

BYE-BYE PARTY LISTS? ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz and AKO Bicol Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr weigh in on the proposal to abolish the party-list system. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

210 groups file nominations for party list, 3 with factions

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:30 PM

If all these organizations are accredited they will make for a very long ballot on election day

Surge of party list nominations expected on last day

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:47 PM

This means each party list group submitting nominations on October 16 must ideally be able to complete in under 5 minutes each of the steps required for filing

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

23 groups file nominations for party list

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED Nominees of party list groups do not necessarily have to be from the sector they represent as long as the nominees have a track record of advocacy for their respective sectors

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Filing of candidacies of 2016 bets set for Oct 12-16

Mar 27, 2015 - 4:02 PM

The Comelec also set deadlines for the application of political parties and party list groups in May 2015

PH not ready for the party list?

May 12, 2013 - 7:49 PM

The intent was very nice from the start but my sense is that the implementation was done not very effectively

8 things you need to know about the party list

Apr 24, 2013 - 10:00 AM

The really basic things a voter should know to make his party list vote count

Party-list war: Solon questions Brillantes 'mental fitness'

Nov 14, 2012 - 2:30 PM

A disgruntled party list solon files a House resolution to make sure that the Comelec boss is mentally fit for the job

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. File photo.