The country's Constitution allows the House of Representatives to have more than members, without a need for a constitutional amendment. For example, many heads of government entities are now extra careful and afraid to spend their full budget allocations for fear of running afoul with state auditors.
The election of members of the Sangguniang Pampook of the two regions shall be held simultaneously with the local elections of Special election for Members of the Batasang Pambansa.
Vote only for the number indicated by each position: Senator — vote for a maximum of 12 candidates House of Representatives — vote for a maximum of 1 candidate Mayor — vote for a maximum of 1 candidate Vice mayor — vote for a maximum of 1 candidate Party-list — vote for a maximum of 1 group Ballots will also contain portions for members of the sangguniang panlalawigan, sangguniang panglungsod, and sangguniang bayan, whose number of maximum posts up for grabs varies per area.
The upside: many government agencies posts hundreds of billions of pesos in budget surpluses. Component and highly urbanized cities. Groups urge vigilance over Cardema's party list nomination Aug 05, - PM They remind the public that the first division's decision to cancel the nomination can be appealed before the Comelec en banc, which 'previously showed its soft spot for Duterte Youth' Comelec division cancels Duterte Youth's nomination of Cardema Aug 05, - PM UPDATED Ronald Cardema, whose congressional bid drew wide criticism across the political spectrum, can still file a motion for reconsideration with the Comelec en banc [ANALYSIS] The Philippine Left and the elections Aug 02, - PM Bywill the Left be able to transcend its historical reticence and finally achieve a breakthrough in electoral politics?
The provincial, city and district boards of canvassers shall prepare the certificate of canvass for the election of President and Vice-President, supported by a statement of votes by polling place, in quintuplicate by the use of carbon papers or such other means as the Commission shall prescribe to the end that all five copies shall be legibly produced in one handwriting.
If, on account of force majeure, violence, terrorism, fraud or other analogous causes, the election in any barangay has not been held on the date herein fixed or has been suspended before the hour fixed by law for the closing of the voting therein and such failure or suspension of election would affect the result of the election, the Commission, on the basis of a verified petition of an interested party, and after due notice and hearing, at which the interested parties are given equal opportunity to be heard shall call for the holding or continuation of the election within thirty days after it shall have verified and found that the cause or causes for which the election has been postponed or suspended have ceased to exist or upon petition of at least thirty percent of the registered voters in the barangay concerned.
They deserve better treatment and well thought-out reintegration plans from the government. On Saturday, former La Union Congress member Eufranio Eriguel was shot dead while he was delivering a campaign speech in support of a candidate for village chief.
It's become a sore point in the region's geopolitics.
A pro-Duterte coalition now holds 16 of 24 Senate seats and of seats in the House of Representatives. All members in the lower chamber, or the House of Representatives.