Senator Bam Aquino on Tuesday denounced the move in the lower house to postpone anew the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from May to October this year.
Despite moves to pass a law to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in the lower house as swift as possible, Senate President Koko Pimentel still doubts that the measure can be passed before Congress adjourns for…
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President Rodrigo Duterte said lawmakers should take full responsibility for insisting on holding barangay elections this May without first ensuring that drug lords won't manipulate the results.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III on Monday ditched the proposed postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from May to late this year.
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A Church-based poll watchdog group is opposing reported calls to postpone for a third time the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.
Teen actress Kathryn Bernardo has been tapped by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to urge qualified women voters to participate in the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
An anti-dynasty law may finally see the light of day, with many senators coming forward in support of the measure, even if it means some of them who hail from political families would be barred from public service.
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to print an additional 18 million ballots for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls on May 14.
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The speedy appointment of new Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioners is critically needed, a senator said Friday noting that it could not lose time as barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections are set this May.
Senator Bam Aquino on Friday said the Senate “will not be pressured” by the House of Representatives into railroading Charter change in order to shift to federal form of government.
Kahit may Martial Law, tuloy ang barangay, Sangguniang Kabataan elections sa Mindanao - Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
A practical decision, was how Sen. Win Gatchalian on Friday described the decision of President Duterte to pick among from the ranks of the present Commission on Elections (Comelec) the new poll body chair, to fill in the post vacated by…
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has spent close to P1 billion in preparation for the October 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls that have been postponed to May 2018.
Sen. Bam Aquino had called on the government to ensure that the long-overdue barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will be held as scheduled in May 2018. The Senate and House of Representatives have agreed to postpone the…
Barely a month to go before the polls, the Senate and the House of Representatives finally readied the bill to postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections for signing into law by President Rodrigo Duterte.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will not put to waste the P31 million spent so far in the printing of the ballots intended tofor the Oct. 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
Commission on Elections chairman Andy Bautista on Thursday assured the P600 million that Comelec had already spent for the printing of ballots would not go to waste.
Liberal Party (LP) senators on Wednesday said they stood ground against the idea allowing President Duterte to appoint barangay officials.
“Let the people and the youth elect their barangay leaders.”
Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Juan Andres Bautista was absent during Monday’s congressional hearing on the proposal to postpone the October 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
A House of Representatives’ panel on Monday approved the proposal to postpone the October 2017 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.
The Duterte administration’s war on drugs must not be used to “repeatedly delay” the holding of barangay elections, Senate President Koko Pimentel said on Monday.
The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections scheduled in October should be postponed amid new data showing more than 10,000 barangay captains still involved in illegal drugs.