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‘Little people,’ not pols, go to jail for election offenses, Padaca finds

Comelec Commissioner Grace Padaca: A cause for concern. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

One can go to jail for violating election laws, based on several cases in Baguio City and Benguet province that had drawn the attention of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Grace Padaca.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NPA holding 7 cops for alleged vote buying in Southern Mindanao village


The New People’s Army (NPA) are allegedly holding seven policemen escorting four barangay (village) captains who they claimed were out to
buy votes for a congressional candidate in the village of Paquibato, a spokesman for the rebels said Monday.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 partylist groups face Comelec over illegally posted campaign paraphernalia

Defense counsel of Piston cross examines the witness of the law department, a member of the Comelec monitoring team that conducted ocular inspections and found illegal posters. MATIKAS SANTOS

Three partylist groups defended themselves before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc in a public hearing Friday for allegedly violating campaign rules.

Posted: March 15th, 2013 in Election Photos,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

12 senatorial bets notified as Comelec intensifies crackdown on illegal campaign posters


At least 12 senatorial candidates have been notified by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as it continues its crackdown on illegal campaign posters all over the country.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec to open citizens’ watch vs poll violators

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Do you see a candidate violating election campaign rules and regulations? Report it to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and they will immediately check and act on any valid complaints.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »