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Comelec suspends 729 candidates in 2018 village polls

By: - Reporter / @JLeonenINQ
/ 09:43 PM May 15, 2018

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has suspended more than 700 candidates in the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

In a press briefing on Tuesday, acting Comelec chair Al Parreño said that the poll body suspended 729 candidates who were reported to have committed electoral offenses.

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“We have suspended approximately 729 candidates. We are still determining as to how many of them actually won in the elections,” Parreño told reporters.

“If they won, isu-suspend ang proclamation nila (we will suspend their proclamation),” the Comelec official said. /ee

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