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SENATOR Teofisto “TG” Guingona III said he is sure that the 16th Congress will investigate the conduct and results of the May 13, 2013 election to facilitate improvements for the 2016 presidential elections. He said automated election are good and stopped cheating through the ballots. But the people must also not be left hanging on

Five remaining seats in the party-list race will not be allocated yet after the Supreme Court issued a stay order on Wednesday in favor of disqualified group Senior Citizens, whose accreditation was cancelled because of an alleged term-sharing agreement for its two sets of nominees. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno issued the temporary restraining order

Twenty-four more groups were able to make it to the winner’s circle after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced their proclamation as winning party-list groups. In its session Tuesday morning, the Comelec, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), announced the proclamation of 24 new groups that earned one seat each in the House

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes said Monday that he will push for the continued use of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines in the 2016 general elections. “I think we can still use this for another one,” he said. Read the rest of this entry

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) gave a self-imposed deadline of 10 days to finish the canvassing and proclamation of the 58 duly-elected party-list representatives. But Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes said the poll body, which is also acting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), must settle what to do with the votes received by the

IT ISN’T the end of the road for Richard Gordon, who lost the presidential and senatorial elections in a span of three years. Gregorio Honasan II, who won a fourth term in the Senate at the expense of his friend Gordon, said he can still work with six other members of the United Nationalist Alliance

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Monday that all but six local candidates have already been proclaimed by local board of canvassers.
In a press briefing, Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes said they have received reports that almost all local …

SENATOR Franklin Drilon, who helped the Team PNoy coalition attain its nine-three victory in the senatorial race, said he does expect a reward for his hard work during the national campaign. Drilon was the campaign manager of Team PNoy–a coalition of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), and the Nacionalista Party

Administration bets are still dominating the senatorial race led by Grace Poe based on the 21 certificates of canvass transmitted on Wednesday to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC). Poe of Team PNoy is still on top with 1,520,880 votes culled from 21 areas in the country. She

Canvassers in the provinces and cities were required until Wednesday afternoon to submit the results of the senatorial race following the failure of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to meet its goal of naming the 12 winners on the same day. This developed after poll protests hampered the sending of results from the municipal to

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