By DJ Yap
It’s 9-3 in favor of the administration coalition as the final three winning senators—Cynthia Villar, JV Ejercito and Gregorio Honasan—were finally proclaimed Saturday night as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) completed the canvassing of all locally cast votes in the senatorial race.
By Niña Calleja
Incumbent Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Jun-Jun” Binay won a second term in the May 13 midterm elections, beating his opponent by an overwhelming margin.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
With the mayoral and congressional races in Malabon City being no-contest affairs, the only apparent source of thrill for the voters in the local elections would be the balloting for the next vice mayor.
By Norman Bordadora
Incumbent elected officials of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) who are facing Liberal Party (LP) foes in vote-rich provinces will not be campaigning for the administration’s Team PNoy senatorial ticket, a ranking member of the NPC told the Inquirer on Thursday.
By Matikas Santos
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned candidates to remove premature election propaganda or face possible imprisonment or disqualification.
THE head of the Catholic Bishops of the Philippines said he favors a review of the counting machines used in the country’s first computerized general elections.
By Erika Sauler
, Nathaniel R. Melican
The supremo must be turning in his grave as some local politicians used Friday’s commemorative activities held in his honor to also take a swipe at their opponents in next year’s elections.
The Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in the Cordillera is studying a plan for local candidates in the 2013 elections to campaign together to help reduce tension or violence during the election period in the region.
The pronouncement by former Akbayan partylist Rep. Risa Hontiveros that she will be supported by Cebu CIty congressional candidate Raul del Mar in her Senate bid next year proves yet again how politics makes strange bedfellows.
The house on 131 Rahman Street in barangay Zapatera, Cebu City which appeared in Cebu Daily News’ front page on Nov. 4 and 5, 2012 is a Rama residence but not the “ancestral home” of talent manager and congressional candidate Annabelle Rama.
IT will be rough sailing for Barili Mayor Teresito Mariñas’ proposed annual budget for 2013 as Vice Mayor Marlon Garcia sees the eventual slashing of some items.
By Carmel Loise Matus
“Nobody, nobody, nobody but Junjun Davide and Agnes Magpale,” said Liberal Party chairman Mar Roxas on Friday.
A Cebu physician was chosen to head the ASEAN Federation of Psychiatry and Mental Health for a two-year term.