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Padaca ‘in limbo’ but keeps working

Comelec Commissioner Grace Padaca. FILE PHOTO

With her status as an election commissioner hanging as Malacañang remains silent on her reappointment after she was bypassed by the Commission on Appointments, Grace Padaca has taken to calling herself the “commissioner in limbo.”

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec designates July 20 as day of voter registration for PWDs


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is urging persons with disabilities (PWDs) to get out and register for the 2016 national elections this Sunday (July 20), which has been declared by the poll body as the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities.

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

Comelec reaffirms finding vs Bulacan mayor, councilor

Comelec office.  FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc ruled that there is overwhelming evidence to prove that Norzagaray, Bulacan, Mayor Alfredo Germar and Councilor Rogelio Santos committed vote-buying activities during the May 2013 polls.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec sees no urgency to name new commissioner in place of Padaca

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr.: At least 400,000 PWDs INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) sees no urgency for Malacañang to name a new commissioner to the poll body even as the Commission on Appointments bypassed the confirmation of Commissioner Grace Padaca.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lapid builds new house, registers in new district

SEN. LITO Lapid transfers his voter’s registration to Angeles City, which one of his allies said was a step to qualify him to run for mayor of the city or representative of Pampanga province’s first district. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Senator Lito Lapid has transferred his voter’s registration to this city, where he is reportedly planning to run as mayor or representative in the 2016 elections.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »