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Lawmaker hits SC magistrates for undermining poll tribunal


MANILA, Philippines—A lawmaker has criticized the Supreme Court magistrates for allegedly undermining the electoral tribunal. In his privilege speech, Oriental Mindoro Representative Reynaldo Umali cited the high court’s ruling on the electoral protest against Marinduque Representative Regina Onsiangco-Reyes vs. Lord Allan Velasco and Quezon Representative Angeline Tan vs. Alvin Tanada. Umali lamented that the high […]

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll tribunal rules Aga Muhlach protest ‘sufficient in form and substance’

Aga Muhlach. FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ilocos Sur gubernatorial bet files case vs Singsons for alleged vote-buying

Tagudin, Ilocos Sur gubernatorial candidate Roque Versoza files a disqualification case against his rival Ryan Luis Singson before the Comelec on Monday for alleged vote buying.

A candidate for governor in Ilocos Sur province filed a disqualification case against his rival Ryan Singson and other local officials Monday for alleged vote buying during a fiesta event.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

SC sheds light on Maliksi case ruling


The Supreme Court has clarified its decision in the election case of Imus, Cavite Mayor Emmanuel L. Maliksi, saying it only affirmed and upheld Maliksi’s right to due process.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Jalosjos raises poll case to SC


Saying a provision in the Local Government Code has restored his right to vote and to run for office, convicted rapist Romeo Jalosjos on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from disqualifying him to run for mayor in Zamboanga City in the May polls.

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