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Inquirier.net
Comelec eyes reuse of printed ballotsCOMELEC chairman Andy Bautista at the Natl. Printing Office. LYN RILLON With C
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
COMELEC chairman Andy Bautista at the Natl. Printing Office. LYN RILLON With Congress and President Rodrigo Duterte likely to pass and approve the bill postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to next year, the Commission on... Read more
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The Manila Times
The people are not yet through with Andy Bautistaand its chair, Rep. Rey Umali, have decided to dismiss the impeachment complain
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
and its chair, Rep. Rey Umali, have decided to dismiss the impeachment complaint filed against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andy Bautista on the grounds that it was insufficient in form. The fatal flaw ranged from a wrong... Read more
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The Manila Times
Junking of impeach raps against Bautista designed to protect electoral fraud?The House of Representatives’ committee on justice has dumped the impeachment c
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
The House of Representatives’ committee on justice has dumped the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, filed by former representative Jacinto Paras and lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, for being... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate to resume probe of Bautista over undeclared wealthMANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautist
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista may have escaped impeachment by the House of Representatives, but he will not be able to dodge the inquiry being conducted by the Senate on his alleged undeclared... Read more
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The Manila Times
Barangay, SK ballot printing continuesapproved on third and final reading their own versions of the proposed measure
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
approved on third and final reading their own versions of the proposed measure postponing the twin polls to May 20, 2018. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said on Friday that the printing of ballots can only be slowed down but it cannot be stopped... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
(Mariano defies Ruling?) Mariano all-show in special session5:11-12). Email: jayfeliciano2@yahoo.com EMBATTLED Dist. 1 Councilor Charlie M
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
5:11-12). Email: jayfeliciano2@yahoo.com EMBATTLED Dist. 1 Councilor Charlie Mariano appears not bowing out, despite the Comelec en-banc Ruling, affirming the disqualification verdicton Councilor Mariano rendered previously by the Comelec... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaKabataan members, and here comes Congress that is clearly inclined to postpone
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Kabataan members, and here comes Congress that is clearly inclined to postpone them to May 2019. All this time, the Comelec had been printing ballots, training poll watchers and doing all the preparatory work for an election. How... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Resignation callsKapihan sa Manila Bay, the House committee on justice dismissed the impeachment
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Kapihan sa Manila Bay, the House committee on justice dismissed the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista. Effectively this would make the Comelec chairman immune for one year from any impeachment... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Poll chief eyes recycling of barangay poll ballotswould not be wasted if the barangay and youth elections are postponed. In an i
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
would not be wasted if the barangay and youth elections are postponed. In an interview before a Senate hearing on the Comelec 2018 budget, Bautista said some 26-million ballots for the barangay elections, and about 1.6 million ballots for the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Delivering on their promisea major bullet when Bautista’s impeachment trial was dismissed because his law
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
a major bullet when Bautista’s impeachment trial was dismissed because his law firm, Divina Law, had been dragged into the Comelec scandal after Bautista allegedly referred (for a fat commission) the outfit to represent the poll body’s automation... Read more
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The Manila Times
House to adopt Senate bill postponing village pollsan enrolled bill awaiting the signature of the President,” Sotto said in a text
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
an enrolled bill awaiting the signature of the President,” Sotto said in a text message. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has spent about P600 million preparing for the village electoral exercise, including the printing of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Fight far from over’the impeachment complaint filed against her estranged husband, Andres Bautista,
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
the impeachment complaint filed against her estranged husband, Andres Bautista, chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). The House committee on justice found the complaint “insufficient in form and substance.” Lorna Kapunan,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House rejects flawed Bautista impeachment caseCOMELEC chairman Andy Bautista at the Natl. Printing Office. LYN RILLON The Ho
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
COMELEC chairman Andy Bautista at the Natl. Printing Office. LYN RILLON The House justice committee on Wednesday junked the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista as a result of a “fatal” technical... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bautista’s estranged wife: Fight not yet overwe trust in what will be and this is a bump and go,” she told reporters. She a
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
we trust in what will be and this is a bump and go,” she told reporters. She and her husband, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, are embroiled in a bitter marital dispute. They have filed charges against each... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House junks impeach complaint vs BautistaPhilippines — The House committee on justice yesterday dismissed the impeachmen
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Philippines — The House committee on justice yesterday dismissed the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista for insufficiency in form, making the poll chief immune from the process for a year. “This... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
House junks impeach-Bautista movefor upholding the rule of law and for their objectivity and fairness,” the poll
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
for upholding the rule of law and for their objectivity and fairness,” the poll chief said in a press briefing at the Comelec office. “It’s business as usual. Work at the Comelec will continue. We will perform our mandate in respect of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Comelec junks recall petition vs GomezTHE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the petition for a recall e
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the petition for a recall election against San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez for lack of sufficient evidence. In an eighteen-page decision, the poll body said petitioners Sophia Patricia Gil, Raul... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Gods of the HouseBautista. The noise has gotten so loud that the fix is in that Patricia “Tish”
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
Bautista. The noise has gotten so loud that the fix is in that Patricia “Tish” Bautista, the long-suffering wife of the Comelec boss, took the unusual step of calling a press conference yesterday to urge the committee not to junk the... Read more
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Gulf News
Impeachment complaint against Philippines poll chief rejectedand Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia — voted for endorsing the impeachment complaint
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
and Deputy Speaker Gwen Garcia — voted for endorsing the impeachment complaint against the Commission on Election (Comelec) chair, while 27 members of the panel rejected it.The rejection was hailed by Bautista, who had been besieged by... Read more
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Sun Star
House panel junks impeach rap vs poll chiefand baseless," he added. Bautista said that with the impeachment complaint bei
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
and baseless," he added. Bautista said that with the impeachment complaint being junked, the work continues at the Comelec. "With the dismissal of the complaint, it is business as usual at the Commission on Elections. We, at the Comelec,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tish Bautista ‘undeterred’ by junking of impeach raps vs poll chiefMrs. Patricia Bautista leaving after impeachment complaint vs her husband, Come
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Mrs. Patricia Bautista leaving after impeachment complaint vs her husband, Comelec chairman Andy Bautista, was found insufficient in form by the House Justice Committee. Inquirer/Lyn Rillon Patricia “Tish” Bautista on Wednesday said she was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bautista impeachment complaint dismissed in HouseA PANEL at the House of Representatives dismissed the impeachment complaint fil
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
A PANEL at the House of Representatives dismissed the impeachment complaint filed against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista after it determined that it was “not sufficient in form and substance.” Twenty-six members of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House junks impeachment complaint vs Comelec chairestranged wife, Tish. The commissioner was also accused of failing to "promptl
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
estranged wife, Tish. The commissioner was also accused of failing to "promptly act" on preventing data breach of the Comelec's website. Roque implored with his colleagues and stressed the significance of hearing the complaint. However, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bautista: Junking of impeach rap a step to clear name from accusationsComelec chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / Grig C. Montegrande Em
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Comelec chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / Grig C. Montegrande Embattled poll chief Andres “Andy” Bautista welcomed on Wednesday the decision of a House of Representatives panel to junk the impeachment complaint filed against him for... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESby a competent authority. Thus, SS opines, with both arguments appearing wisdo
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
by a competent authority. Thus, SS opines, with both arguments appearing wisdom-filled, only the contents of the Comelec ouster decision-resolution could be the sole authority to resolve matters. There, however remains a disputable point... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House junks Bautista impeach rap for insufficiency in formCOMELEC Chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / ELOISA LOPEZ The House
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
COMELEC Chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / ELOISA LOPEZ The House of Representatives dismissed for insufficiency in form the impeachment complaint lodged against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres “Andy” Bautista. At... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House panel junks bid to correct errors in Bautista impeach rapComelec Chair Andres “Andy” Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ELOISA LOPEZ The Hou
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Comelec Chair Andres “Andy” Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ELOISA LOPEZ The House of Representatives justice committee on Wednesday rejected the motion to admit a substitute impeachment complaint that seeks to correct the verification errors of the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesfor the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections from September 23 to Octobe
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections from September 23 to October 1, andit will last until October 30, Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said yesterday. Guanzon, who is from Negros Occidental, said the gun ban will also begin... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House starts impeach hearings vs poll chiefHouse of Representatives started taking up on Wednesday the impeachment complai
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
House of Representatives started taking up on Wednesday the impeachment complaint lodged against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres Bautista for betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution over allegations... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Complainants correct flaws in impeachment rap vs BautistaAndres Bautista LYN RILLON / INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Two complainants seeking the
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Andres Bautista LYN RILLON / INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Two complainants seeking the impeachment of Commission on Elections (Comelec) chair Andres Bautista have moved to correct a defect in their complaint, which could have put it at risk of being... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Comelec reschedules filing of COCs for SK, barangay pollsComelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Commission on Elec
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Commission on Election (Comelec) has decided to move to a later date the filing of candidacy papers and the election period for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections this... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Patricia ‘endorses’ Bautista impeachment amid technicality issuesComelec Chairman Andres Bautista (left) and wife Patricia. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista (left) and wife Patricia. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS/Grig C. Montegrande/L. RILLON Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista’s estranged wife Patricia has “endorsed” the impeachment complaint filed against him, amid... Read more
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The Manila Times
Patricia Bautista hopes House won’t junk impeach rap vs husband BautistaTHE camp of the estranged wife of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman An
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE camp of the estranged wife of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, Patricia, is hoping that the impeachment complaint filed against him would not be dismissed. The committee on justice at the House of Representatives will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Patricia expects impeach case vs poll chief will survive House scrutinywill tackle the sufficiency in form and substance of the impeachment complaint
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
will tackle the sufficiency in form and substance of the impeachment complaint against her husband Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairperson Andres Bautista. In a press conference, Patricia was accompanied by her lawyer Lorna Kapunan and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardiapostponing it to May 2018. Why don't they stop the agony of the interested part
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
postponing it to May 2018. Why don't they stop the agony of the interested parties and decide on this? I am sure even the Comelec officials themselves are at a loss about their preparations, as ballots are allegedly being printed, but the date... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthe Provincial Joint Security Coordinating Center for the barangay and Sangguni
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
the Provincial Joint Security Coordinating Center for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in October. The Comelec gun ban will start September 23 until October 30 that constitutes the election period, and the filing of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Congress urged to start amendments to Constitutionmandated in Article 2 Section 26 of the current constitution. He also recommen
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
mandated in Article 2 Section 26 of the current constitution. He also recommended to reform the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove all quasi-judicial work and transfer electoral contests to the judiciary. "All of these recommendations... Read more
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Sun Star
Congress urged to start Constitution amendmentmandated in Article 2 Section 26 of the current constitution. He also recommen
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
mandated in Article 2 Section 26 of the current constitution. He also recommended to reform the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove all quasi-judicial work and transfer electoral contests to the judiciary. "All of these recommendations... Read more
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Sun Star
Poll gun ban starts on Sept. 23AMID proposals to postpone the Oct. 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) e
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
AMID proposals to postpone the Oct. 23 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Province will enforce the gun ban from Sept. 23 to Oct. 30. Under Comelec Resolution 10197, which sets the rules on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Impeach-poll chief case weak?Kapunan, Patricia Paz’s legal counsel, said the Ombudsman had begun its fact-fi
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
Kapunan, Patricia Paz’s legal counsel, said the Ombudsman had begun its fact-finding investigation into the Comelec chief’s ill-gotten wealth. She and Patricia Paz went to the Ombudsman out of respect even if the National Bureau of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman summons Patricia in Bautista probeThe Office of the Ombudsman has started its fact-finding investigation into all
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Office of the Ombudsman has started its fact-finding investigation into allegations that Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista amassed ill-gotten wealth. The Ombudsman issued a subpoena to Bautista’s estranged wife Patricia,... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Ballots for October polls good for next year’THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) can still use the ballots intended for th
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) can still use the ballots intended for the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataang (SK) polls next month if Congress decides to postpone it, Chairman Juan Andres Bautista said. Commissioner Rowena Guanzon... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Impeachment complaint vs Bautista faces verification problemson Elections Chairman Andres Bautista (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily I
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista’s woes are far from over even as the impeachment complaint lodged against him before the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ombudsman conducts fact-finding probe on Bautista’s ill-gotten wealthTHE Office of the Ombudsman is conducting a fact-finding investigation into Com
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
THE Office of the Ombudsman is conducting a fact-finding investigation into Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista’s alleged ill-gotten wealth, according to a source on Monday. Lawyer Lorna Kapunan who is representing Bautista’s... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ombudsman looks into Bautista’s ill-gotten wealth allegationsComelec chairman Andres Bautista delivers a statement at a news briefing at the
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Comelec chairman Andres Bautista delivers a statement at a news briefing at the Comelec headquarters in Intramuros, Manila on Monday, August 7, 2017. INQUIRER / Grig C. Montegrande The Office of the Ombudsman has launched a fact-finding... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Partylist group appeals to SC to compel poll body resolve votes discrepancyInc. (Consla) has asked the Supreme Court to act on their appeal which sought t
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Inc. (Consla) has asked the Supreme Court to act on their appeal which sought to compel the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to order an investigation into the discrepancy in the number of votes it received last May 9, 2016... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Comelec: Gun ban starts Sept. 23unless the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections are postponed. In
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
unless the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections are postponed. In a resolution, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ordered the ban in line with the village and youth polls on Oct. 23. “No person shall bear, carry or transport... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bautista leaves resigning, going on leave to GodEMBATTLED Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista is no
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
EMBATTLED Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Juan Andres Bautista is not about to give up his post or file a leave of absence despite a pending impeachment complaint against him before the House of Representatives for alleged unexplained... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Who will replace Mariano?to his seat in the city council. Last Tuesday, during their council regular se
Zamboanga Today / Posted 9 days ago
to his seat in the city council. Last Tuesday, during their council regular session, Mariano accepted the ruling of the Comelecen-banc, disqualifying him from winning in the last May 2016 local elections, as the Comelecen-bancconfirmed its... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gun ban takes effect on Sept. 23The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is reminding the public that the election
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is reminding the public that the election gun ban will begin on September 23 or on Saturday next week. The ban is in connection with the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls which will be held nationwide... Read more
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