Political contestation is one of the major components of a democratic setup. It involves challenging the position of incumbent and outgoing leaders of government at the national, congressional, and local levels. In particular, electoral contestation has been recognized as the regular form of political contest and has been recognized to represent electoral democracy.
FORMER SENATORS seeking to return to the Senate were among those who filed their certificates of candidacy (CoCs) at the Commission on Elections on Tuesday, the fourth of a five-day period for the filing of candidacies which ends today, Wednesday.
DAY 3 of the filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 midterm elections saw prominent re-electionists and first-timers, including Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” T. Go, who was accompanied by no less than his boss.
REELECTIONIST Senator Maria Lourdes Nancy S. Binay on Friday filed her certificate of candidacy (CoC) at the Commission on Election (Comelec) amid rivalry between her siblings over the Makati City mayoral post.
REELECTIONIST Senator Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III, singer-songwriter Freddie Aguilar, and former party-list congressman Neri J. Colmenares were among the early birds in the filing of certificates of candidacy (CoCs) that began on Thursday, Oct. 11, and is scheduled to end next Wednesday, Oct. 17.