More groups approved, axed by Comelec for 2013 polls


04:30 PM December 7th, 2012

By: Fat Reyes, December 7th, 2012 04:30 PM

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines —- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday announced that it had approved four more groups for the 2013 party-list elections.

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. announced that the following groups had been approved:

1-Abilidad, Ating Guro, Sanlakas, and Awat-Mindanao.

Meanwhile, four other groups were barred from running in the elections next year.

Brillantes said that these groups were: 1-Kasambahay, Aasenso Barangay, Alay-Akay and Urban Poor Development Services.

The poll body has so far allowed 83 groups to run in next year’s midterm elections.

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