Close  

Comelec DQ order set aside

05:31 AM April 24, 2019

MANILA, Philipines — The Supreme Court has set aside the disqualification order against Baguio City mayoral candidate Edgar Avila.

Avila, an incumbent councilor running for the post to be vacated by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, was disqualified by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for filing his certificate of candidacy using the old format, which did not have item No. 22.

ADVERTISEMENT

The item asks whether the candidate has been found guilty of or has pending criminal or administrative cases. —Dona Z. Pazzibugan

FEATURED STORIES

See the bigger picture with the Inquirer's live in-depth coverage of the election here https://inq.ph/Election2019

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: 2019 elections, Baguio mayoralty race, Comelec
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.