Rappler's latest stories on party-switching
The party-switching culture, academics say, are unhealthy in a democracy. Proposed changes to the Constitution attempt to curb this.
Data analysis of recent elections shows that many local politicians usually jump to the party of the incumbent president during midterm elections
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instead of on personalities, but at least one member warns this would unduly punish those who feel that their party no longer represents their ideals
The Consultative Committee en banc is set to vote on the proposal on May 2
Elections get more exciting in 153 areas around the country as vice mayors challenge their mayors for the chief executive post