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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

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

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

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

THE Alliance for Nationalism and Democracy (Anad) yesterday urged their followers and leaders to continue supporting them after it was found out there was no order from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) disqualifying the partylist group. Balter Balangawan, the number two nominee of Anad, said reports quoting Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes about the group’s disqualification

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress. Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress. Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with

Despite earlier pronouncements of non-partisanship in the May 13 elections, an official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has inadvertently showed his unsurprising support for two pro-life party-list organizations. CBCP–Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (ECFL) chairman Bishop Gabriel Reyes said prelates would have been happier had Ang Pro Life and Buhay

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Sunday called on the Supreme Court to finally decide on the petitions of disqualified party-list groups given the poll body’s tight schedule in preparation for the May 13 elections. “If they decide on it already, we will not be second-guessing anymore if they should be included in our preparations

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