More groups approved, axed by Comelec for 2013 pollsBy Fat Reyes
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.