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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) officially ends the filling of Certificates of Candidacy (CoC) for senatorial party-list at exactly 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct....

No voter registration extension, says Comelec

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced on Friday that voter registration will not be extended beyond the deadline on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Senate to help Comelec on budget for Bangsamoro plebiscite

THE Senate will assist the Commission on Elections (Comelec) regarding funding for the Bangsomoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite next year.

Comelec a ‘co-conspirator’ in Robredo fraud, Marcos camp says

Lawyer Victor Rodriguez, spokesperson of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr., has accused the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as a “co-conspirator” in the...

Comelec backs Robredo on 25% shading threshold

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has backed an appeal by Vice-President Maria Leonor G. Robredo, citing that the 25% shading threshold was used in the 2016 general elections.

Duterte appoints frat brother to Comelec

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed former Department of Justice (DoJ) undersecretary Antonio T. Kho, Jr. as new Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner, Malacañang said on Friday.

Comelec reminds political parties of 2019 poll deadlines

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) reiterated on Friday the deadlines for filing of petitions of registrations of political parties for next year’s National and Local elections.

Duterte appoints fraternity brother to Comelec

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed former Department of Justice (DoJ) undersecretary Antonio T. Kho, Jr. as new Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner, Malacañang...

Comelec extends registration deadline for political parties

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reiterated on Friday, July 13, the deadlines for filing of petitions of registrations of political parties for next year's...

New Comelec commissioner, appellate court justice appointed

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed Marlon S. Casquejo as Commission on Elections (Comelec) ad interim commissioner replacing Christian Robert S. Lim who retired in February, Malacañang announced on Wednesday.

Comelec: Candidates on narco-list won’t be disqualified

By Gillian M. Cortez THE Commission on Elections won’t disqualify candidates included in a narco-list released by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) but is...

Comelec won’t disqualify candidates included in narco list

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) said it won’t prohibit candidates included in the "narco list" released by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to...

Gomez asks SC to suspend Comelec recall petition

SAN JUAN City Mayor Guia G. Gomez has asked the Supreme Court to suspend the Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolutions that approved the recall...

Long lines on ‘lucky 8’ date

AT THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) Parañaque City Districts 1 and 2 offices, a number of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan aspirants said they decided...

Women running

WOMEN from Pasay City Districts 1 and 2 file their respective certificates of candidacy for the barangay election on May 14. The Commission on...

Parreño chosen acting Comelec chair

AL A. PARREÑO has been chosen to become acting chair of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) when his predecessor, Christian Robert Lim, retires on...

Senate subpoenas anew ex-poll chief Bautista

THE SENATE committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies on Tuesday subpoenaed former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres D. Bautista for his failure...

Ex-Comelec chair Bautista a no-show at hearing

FORMER COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) chair Andres D. Bautista did not appear at a Senate investigation on his alleged unexplained hidden wealth set on...

Duterte appoints new heads of ERC, Comelec

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed former solicitor-general and justice secretary Agnes T. Devanadera as Chairperson of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and Sheriff...

Bautista still under investigation for ill-gotten wealth — Escudero

THE SENATE committee on banks, financial institutions, and currencies will still investigate allegations of ill-gotten wealth against resigned Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres...

Lim chosen as Comelec OIC

COMMISSIONER CHRISTIAN Robert S. Lim is now the officer-in-charge of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) after he was unanimously chosen on Tuesday, Oct. 24,...

Palace accepts Bautista’s resignation

PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has accepted the resignation letter of embattled Commission on Election Chairman Andres D. Bautista. A letter dated Monday, Oct. 23, by...

Duterte accepts Bautista’s resignation

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Friday, Oct. 13, said he may have already signed, by way of accepting, the resignation letter of Commission on Elections Chairperson Andres...

Senate leader: Impeachment won’t delay priority bills

SENATE PRESIDENT Aquilino Martin L. Pimentel III said on Thursday, Oct. 12, there will be no delay in the chamber’s passage of priority bills...

Comelec chief impeached hours after resigning

HOURS after announcing his resignation on Wednesday, Oct. 11, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairperson Andres D. Bautista was impeached by the House of Representatives. Mr....

Impeachment raps vs Comelec chief trashed

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez InterAksyon THE IMPEACHMENT complaint against Commission on Election (Comelec) Chairman Andres D. Bautista was dismissed for insufficiency in form Wednesday morning, Sept. 20,...

Andy Bautista’s side of the story

ANDRES Bautista (Andy) and Patricia Paz Cruz (Tisha) met on an airplane en route to Hong Kong sometime in 1999. While checking-in, Tisha’s beauty...

Impeachment complaint filed vs Comelec chief amid new probes

AN IMPEACHMENT complaint has been filed against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista for culpable violation of the Constitution and betrayal of public...

Election by the numbers

Source: Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and The Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines

How Twitter users reacted to #PiliPinasDebates2016

Twitter released data on what Twitter users talked about during the second Commission on Elections (Comelec) presidential debates held in Cebu last March 20, 2016. Here's a...