TACLOBAN CITY – The Commission on Elections(Comelec), sitting as National Board of Canvasser (NBOC), has proclaimed An Waray party-list as one of the 14 winners in the May 13 midterm polls.
Representative Neil Benedict Montejo said the party-list garnered more than 540,000 votes, which guarantee them one congressional seat. Read the rest of this entry
ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.
Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry
AN WARAY party-list Representative Florencio Noel said he is amenable with the raffle for the official placing of party-list organizations in the ballots to be used in the May 13 midterm elections.
“It’s okay. I think it won’t affect us. People would look for the name of the party-list they want to vote for,” Noel said in an interview. Read the rest of this entry
THE Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) in Eastern Visayas has tagged An Waray party-list as one of the “bogus” groups that should be disqualified by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
In a statement, Bayan regional coordinator Rogelio Berino said An Waray is in many ways similar in character to those party-list groups that were earlier disqualified by the poll body. Read the rest of this entry