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Antique governor posts bail in election case

Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier. Photo from lpp.gov.ph

Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier on Friday preempted his possible arrest and posted a P12,000 bail hours after he was charged with an election offense for suspending a mayor during the campaign period.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Comelec division junks election protest case vs Quezon governor


A division of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the electoral protest filed by former Quezon Rep. Irvin Alcala (LP) against incumbent Gov. David Suarez (NUP).

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Court asked to remove 300 from Pasil voters’ list

Five residents of barangay Pasil in Cebu City are asking the court to exclude over 300 people from the voters’ list, claiming they don’t reside in the area.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Voter registration starts Monday

FILIPINOS eligible to vote may register starting Monday for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on October 28, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Binay to swear in Rama, allies at Plaza this Sunday

VICE President Jejomar Binay will administer the oath of re-elected Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and five Team Rama allies who won seats in the City Council this Sunday.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Thousands join Rama celebrate victory

THOUSANDS of supporters gathered at the Rama compound to celebrate the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) victory against the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) in the May 13 elections.

Posted: June 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Open ballot boxes, Brillantes urged

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Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes  FILE PHOTO

A party-list group on Wednesday called on Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. to allow academic institutions to open the ballot boxes and count the votes cast in the May 13 polling to determine if they would tally with the results produced by the precinct count optical scan machines.

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

14 partylist groups proclaimed


The Commission on Elections, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), has proclaimed 14 partylist groups that have won at least one seat at the House of Representatives.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P-Noy thumbs down delay in barangay polls


While majority of the Cebu City Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) support the postponement of the barangay elections in October, President Benigno Aquino III doesn’t welcome the proposal.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

News Briefs

SUBMIT ELECTION EXPENSES, BETS TOLD     CEBUANO candidates were reminded to submit their Statement of Election Contributions and Expenses (SECE) to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu office within 30 days after the May 13 elections. “All candidates, either winning or losing, anybody who filed their certificate of candidacy and even those who have [...]

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Can’t BO-PK accept people’s will?


Now it can be told that the Bando Osmeña – Pundok Kauswagan (BO-PK) will file an election protest against victors Mayor Michael Rama and Vice Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella. Initially, Vice Mayor Joy Augustus Young blamed teachers for being part of cheating in the May 13 election because according to him the increase in allowance given by the city government to them last year was some sort of vote buying Mayor Rama.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

BO-PK to pursue electoral protest

Cebu City’s political fight is far from over. A dejected Bando Osmeña-Pundok Kauswagan whose figurehead, Tomas Osmeña, lost the race to former ally, Mayor Michael Rama, got its second wind from their supporters yesterday who egged on the party’s leaders to pursue an election protest.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Age not a bar for youngsters to pursue their civic duty

Young members of the San Pedro Calungsod Parish Church in Toledo City reported for election duties for C-Cimpel in the last elections.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
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