By Maricar Cinco
An antigraft group with members based in Laguna province is asking the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to cite in contempt Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. and five other poll commissioners in relation to the transfer of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to the new warehouse in Cabuyao City, Laguna.
By Redempto Anda
Former City Mayor Edward Hagedorn on Monday denounced Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. for showing “personal bias” against him and the Liberal Party (LP) in refusing to facilitate the holding of a recall election in the Palawan capital.
By TJ Burgonio
Commission on Elections Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Tuesday bristled at comparisons with former Comelec Commissioner Virgilio Garcillano, tangling with a senator over his alleged failure to investigate the “Hello Garci” scandal of 2004.
By Nestor Corrales
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. dismissed claims that politics was behind the disqualification of Laguna Governor Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
In a unanimous vote, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) affirmed on Wednesday the disqualification and the removal of Laguna Gov. Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito from his post for overspending in the 2013 balloting.