party-switching - updates

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Party switching: 'Perversion' of political system

May 11, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The party-switching culture, academics say, are unhealthy in a democracy. Proposed changes to the Constitution attempt to curb this.

Midterm exodus: When political butterflies switch party alliances

May 11, 2019 - 10:19 AM

Data analysis of recent elections shows that many local politicians usually jump to the party of the incumbent president during midterm elections

Con-Com proposes ban on political turncoats, stricter rules for political parties

May 02, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Consultative Committee hopes the proposed provisions will lead to 'genuine party politics' based on ideologies instead of on personalities, but at least one member warns this would unduly punish those who feel that their party no longer represents their ideals

Con-Com eyes ban on political butterflies in proposed charter

Apr 26, 2018 - 10:53 AM

The Consultative Committee en banc is set to vote on the proposal on May 2

In 153 races, vice mayors challenge their mayors

May 02, 2013 - 1:21 PM

Elections get more exciting in 153 areas around the country as vice mayors challenge their mayors for the chief executive post