By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has authorized the collection of ballots involved in the election protest filed by actor Aga Muhlach against Felix William “Wimpy” Fuentebella who defeated him for a congressional seat the fourth district of Camarines Norte.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the petition of actor-turned-politician Aga Muhlach to annul the proclamation of his rival, Felix “Wimpy” Fuentebella, as the elected representative of the 4th district of Camarines Sur.
By Tina G. Santos
After the balloting come the protests— that’s a given in the Philippines. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has received some 60 election protests following the May 13 midterm polls.
By Shiena M. Barrameda
Agitated by the long wait for the results of the elections in the fourth congressional district of Camarines Sur, supporters of Aga Muhlach attacked the municipal hall of Tigaon just hours before the actor’s opponent, Felix William “Wimpy” Fuentebella, was proclaimed winner.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
, Shiena Barrameda
William “Wimpy” Fuentebella won the biggest challenge so far faced by the Fuentebellas in their own turf, narrowly holding on to the Partido district in Camarines Sur which their family has controlled politically for a century.