1,000 BEIs have yet to get honorarium

OVER 1,000 board of election inspectors (BEI) of seven local government units in Cebu Province have not received their cash cards where their honorariums will be deposited.

These towns include Badian (114 BEIs), Asturias (138), Dumanjug (153), Catmon (78) and Sibonga (117) and the cities of Carcar (209) and Toledo (369). Read the rest of this entry

Abang Lingkod party-list disqualified with finality

STEPHEN Paduano a.k.a. Carapali Lualhati, the No. 1 nominee of Abang Lingkod, is still hoping for a favorable decision of the Supreme Court for the party’s inclusion among the party-lists in the May 13 elections.

“The people have spoken. They have voted for us. It’s not about Abang Lingkod or Carapali Lualhati. It’s about the people who voted for us,” said Lualhati in reaction to the decision of the Comelec en banc. Read the rest of this entry

Emano files election protest vs Moreno

AFTER losing from his re-election bid, outgoing Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Vicente Emano filed an election protest at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Manila through his legal counsel Friday.

Emano, through his Lawyer Francis Ku asked the Comelec Manila to recount and retabulate the official ballots and other election documents manually and visually. Read the rest of this entry

Comelec braces for barangay polls

THE Provincial Comelec Office is now making preparations, in case the barangay elections nationwide pushes through as scheduled in October this year.

Lawyer Wil Arceno, Acting Provincial Comelec Supervisor, said that Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes only made a recommendation for the postponement of the barangay election to another date because they are not yet through with the recently concluded May 13 elections. Read the rest of this entry

An Waray declared as winner

TACLOBAN CITY – The Commission on Elections(Comelec), sitting as National Board of Canvasser (NBOC), has proclaimed An Waray party-list as one of the 14 winners in the May 13 midterm polls.

Representative Neil Benedict Montejo said the party-list garnered more than 540,000 votes, which guarantee them one congressional seat. Read the rest of this entry