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.
By Charlie C. Señase
Teachers, particularly those assigned to volatile and fraud-prone areas in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are demanding higher pay for election duty.
By Yolanda Sotelo
Liberal Party (LP) members in Pangasinan condemned what they said is the disinformation campaign being waged by supporters of Nationalist People’s Coalition re-electionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr., saying this was a “desperate measure meant to arrest the dwindling public support for his re-election bid.”
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
By sheer number, Quezon remains to be the bailiwick of the political opposition. According to records at the Commission on Elections (Comelec), at least 21 re-electionist mayors belong to the opposition National Unity Party (NUP) and one each from the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).
Maria Milagros B. Magsaysay, sister of Team PNoy senatorial candidate Ramon “Jun” Magsaysay, tells Philippine Daily Inquirer editors that nobody can be exactly like their father, the late president Ramon Magsaysay, but her brother has the heart for the people and he works for the people.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is shifting from the use of metal padlocks to cheaper plastic seals to secure ballot boxes.
By Cathy Yamsuan
The Senate approved on third and final reading a bill that will allow members of the media to vote earlier than other voters in the May 2013 elections.
WILL Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia run as senator under the Vice President Jejomar Binay’s party in the coming national elections? This seems to be the question that Garcia is considering after she learned that Vice President Binay is considering the governor as a possible candidate in the PDP-Laban’s (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- Lakas ng Bayan) senatorial [...]
By Christine O. Avendaño
By next month, President Benigno Aquino III should have some people in mind to serve as officers in charge (OICs) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for two years or until the May 2013 elections. This after Mr. Aquino signed an executive order creating the body that would screen candidates for the elective [...]