5 arrested for carrying firearms at Comelec checkpoint

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:13:38 +0000

Five armed persons have been arrested by authorities in a Commission on Elections (Comelec) checkpoint in Catanduanes.

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Ensure teachers’ honoraria, Garchalian tells Comelec

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 04:28:12 +0000

Ensure teachers' honoraria, Garchalian tells Comelec

Senator Gatchalian called on the Comelec to coordinate with the Education Department regarding the honoraria of teachers in the May polls.

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Lawmakers accuse DND, AFP of electioneering

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:30:50 +0000

Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives on Wednesday brought electioneering charges against the military

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Comelec to poll bets: No camapaigning on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:37:34 +0000

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded candidates in the coming midterm elections that campaigning was prohibited on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez also reiterated on Wednesday…READ

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Makabayan bloc files complaint vs officials of AFP over ‘red-tagging’

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:40:23 +0000

The Makabayan Bloc filed a complaint-affidavit on Wednesday at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) against high ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for “red tagging.”

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PNP wants narcopols, Red backers stripped of armed security

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:30:54 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — A month before the midterm elections, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philipine National Police (PNP), wants the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove the police and armed civilian escorts of politicians on President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called narcolist and those suspected of supporting the communist insurgents.

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PNP asks Comelec to withdraw security escorts of politicians in narcolist

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:17:36 +0000

The PNP has asked the Comelec to withdraw the security escorts assigned to politicians included in the so-called narcolist.

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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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Only 3% of candidates registered websites – Comelec

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:25:50 +0000

Only 3% of candidates registered websites – Comelec

MANILA, Philippines — With only less than a month before May’s midterm polls, only a few national and local candidates have complied with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) requirement for candidates to register websites and social media accounts.

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