Candidates Offering Free Rides May Potentially Be Charged With Vote-buying


Candidates may potentially be charged with vote-buying for offering free rides VOTE-BUYING – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has warned candidates that they could potentially face charges if they offer free rides on October 30, the day of the election. Vote buying is an illegal and unethical practice that occurs during elections. It involves candidates … Read more

Garcia Retains Laudiangco’s Designation As COMELEC Acting Spokesperson

Atty. John Rex Laudiangco

COMELEC Chairman George Erwin Garcia retained Laudiangco’s designation as the poll body’s acting spokesperson. GEORGE ERWIN GARCIA — The newly-appointed COMELEC chairman retained Atty. John Rex Laudiangco’s designation as acting spokesperson of the Commission on Elections. To recall, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. appointed Garcia as the chairman of the poll body. This was confirmed … Read more

President Bongbong Marcos Appoints George Erwin Garcia As COMELEC Chairman

COMELEC Commissioner George Erwin Garcia

President Bongbong Marcos has appointed lawyer George Erwin Garcia as COMELEC Chairman. PRESIDENT BONGBONG MARCOS — The President has appointed lawyer George Erwin Garcia as the chairman of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). Malacañang officially released a copy of Garcia’s appointment paper on Monday. According to his appointment paper, he will serve his term as COMELEC … Read more

COMELEC Announces Date Of Resumption Of Continuing Voter’s Registration


COMELEC announced the date of resumption of continuing voter’s registration COMELEC — The Commission on Elections officially announced the date of resumption of continuing voter’s registration. The poll body announced that the continuing voter’s registration will resume on July 4, 2022. According to COMELEC Acting Spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco, the en banc approved on Wednesday … Read more

DILG To Newly-Elected Officials: “No SOCE, No Oath Taking”

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año

DILG: “It’s plain and simple: No SOCE, no oath-taking for NEOs [newly elected officials].” DILG — The Department of the Interior and Local Government said on Tuesday that newly-elected officials have been reminded to file their SOCE (statement of contributions and expenditure) before June 8. The Statement of Contributions and Expenditure or SOCE is a … Read more

COMELEC To Limit Companions Of Winning Senators During Proclamation


COMELEC will limit the number of companions of winning senators during the proclamation. COMELEC — The Commission on Elections will be limiting the number of companions of the winning senators during the proclamation at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum Tent in Pasay City. In a press briefing on Thursday, May 12, COMELEC Acting … Read more

COMELEC Exec Sees Decision On Marcos DQ Cases Reaching SC

COMELEC Commissioner George Garcia

COMELEC Commissioner George Garcia: “Nakakasigurado po ako na yan (Marcos DQ cases) ay makakarating sa Korte Suprema.” COMELEC — An official of the Commission on Elections said that the decision on the disqualification cases filed against presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr may possibly reach the Supreme Court (SC). According to COMELEC Commissioner George Garcia, … Read more