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DILG to candidates, local officials : Remove campaign materials 

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 08:42:32 +0000

Local officials and candidates should help clean and remove campaign items as the election season nears its end, the Department of Interior

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CBCP denies endorsing Otso Diretso candidates: ‘It’s partisan politics’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 21:34:47 +0000

CBCP denies endorsing Otso Diretso candidates: ‘It’s partisan politics’

Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, the CBCP president, said that bishops and priests were not allowed to endorse candidates as this was “clearly partisan politics.”

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Lacson urges voters to shun candidates who try to buy their votes

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 21:31:11 +0000

Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Friday appealed to voters to spurn candidates offering money in exchange for their votes, warning them that electing corrupt politicians would have adverse repercussions on the country’s future.

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Otso Diretso banks on late groundswell of support

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 21:22:32 +0000

Don’t write off Otso Diretso just yet. Despite their dismal showing in recent surveys, candidates from the Otso Diretso coalition are banking on a “come-from-behind victory” buoyed by the “last-minute discernment of voters,” Sen. Francis Pangilinan, the group’s campaign manager, said on Thursday. “We will not stop campaigning, we will not stop convincing and wooing […]

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Comelec looking for ways to better monitor candidates’ social media expenses

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 08:52:34 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking for ways to better monitor candidates’ online and social media expenses.

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Overseas absentee voting starts

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 23:22:10 +0000

As 1.8 million Filipinos overseas start to head to the polls on Saturday for the monthlong absentee voting, a Catholic bishop reminded them on Friday to choose candidates who would not steal and would “truly work for the good of the country.”

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Duterte exposes 46 ‘narco politicians’

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:24:00 +0000

Duterte exposes 46 'narco politicians'

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte announced Thursday night in Davao City the names of the politicians in the government’s narco list, or officials involved in the illegal drugs trade.

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Narcoflop: Palace says wiretap talk ‘educated guess’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:32:57 +0000

Narcoflop: Palace says wiretap talk ‘educated guess’

A Malacañang official on Thursday clarified a statement attributed to him to the effect that President Duterte’s so-called narcolist

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Poll bets can seek TRO vs narco-list’s release – Drilon

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:16:29 +0000

MANILA, Philippines –  Candidates in the 2019 midterm elections can seek a temporary restraining order (TRO) or an injunction against the release of the so called narco-politicians’ list or the list of politicians allegedly involved in illegal drugs trade, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Tuesday.

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Makabayan endorses 9 poll bets for ‘independent’ Senate

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 06:44:37 +0000

The Makabayan Coalition has endorsed nine senatorial candidates for the upcoming midterm polls in May 2019 which it said would form an “independent” Senate.

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