SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted that the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on their “No Bio, No Boto” policy will affect the commission's preparations for the May 2016 polls.

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Expenditure cap on candidates for 2016 polls stays

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Expenditure cap on candidates for 2016 polls stays 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Aug 4 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) clarified that the spending limit for candidates will be the same as provided by law despite the plan to extend the campaign period for the May 2016 polls.

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Comelec resets SK election period from Feb. 6 to March 2 to give the Senate time to decide whether to delay or not the holding of the youth polls

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Comelec resets SK election period from Feb. 6 to March 2 to give the Senate time to decide whether to delay or not the holding of the youth polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Jan. 22 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to move the election period of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from Feb. 6 to March 2, or 15 days before Election Day and nine days after.

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