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.
Senaror Cynthia Villar believes her colleagues in the upper chamber will not support the postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in October 23.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez on Wednesday urged lawmakers to decide on whether to postpone or proceed with the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) election scheduled on October 23.A bill filed in the Senate…
President Rodrigo Duterte need not search far and wide for a replacement for Environment Secretary-designate Gina Lopez should she fail to hurdle the Commission on Appointments.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is ready for last minute applications for registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls set on October 23.
Koko favors postponement of barangay, SK elections
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez continues to make the case for the abolition of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and Barangay kagawads, and his latest argument will surely appeal to the penny-pinchers in government.
Proposals to do away with "kagawads" or councilmen would only breed "dictators" at the Barangay level, especially if the captains are given the power to handpick "purok leaders".
President Rodrigo Duterte's move of purging the government of his predecessor's appointees practically doomed the supposed conduct of Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls this October.
Youth groups have asked the Supreme Court (SC) to extend the voters registration for the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this October.