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Comelec gives pols more time to file expense reports

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

Candidates and parties that took part in the 2013 midterm elections who failed to submit their campaign finance reports have until May 12 to comply with the requirement or face a penalty.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Village candidates join ‘unity walk’

Candidates for the Oct. 28 village polls in this town joined a “unity walk” initiated by local police as they pledged to abide by the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) rules on campaigning.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In the Know: Spending limits for candidates


A candidate for president and vice president may spend P10 for every registered voter, according to Resolution No. 9476 of the Commission on Elections.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Talk of name recall: Vote for ‘Tarzan,’ ‘Suka,’ ‘Eleccion,’ etc.


During elections, name recall oftentimes trumps track record, and this season many candidates in central and northern Luzon are seriously running for public offices using names that they believe will make or break their political fortunes.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Candidates’ backers nearly come to blows in CDO

Rep. Rufus Rodriguez. Photo from congress.gov.ph

Supporters of opposing candidates nearly came to blows after Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, who is seeking reelection, and rival Ian Mark Nacaya traded accusations of impropriety and negligence of duty during a heated forum here on Friday.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »