Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals | The Manila Times

Reference: Canlas, J. (2019, November 11). Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals. The Manila Times. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/11/11/news/national/peralta-revamps-senate-house-electoral-tribunals/655071/ Peralta revamps Senate, House Electoral Tribunals By Jomar Canlas, TMT November 11, 2019 Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta has reorganized the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET).

Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/mindoro-solon-under-fire-beaten-rival Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 A CONGRESSIONAL candidate who lost to Oriental Mindoro Rep. Salvador Leachon in the 2019 midterm elections has accused the lawmaker … Continue reading

Binay seeks ouster of ‘Kid’ Peña | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. & Lagusad, R. (2019, July 17). Binay seeks ouster of ‘Kid’ Peña. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/binay-seeks-ouster-%E2%80%98kid%E2%80%99-pe%C3%B1a Binay seeks ouster of ‘Kid’ Peña BY WENDELL VIGILIA and ROD LAGUSAD – July 17, 2019 FORMER Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday accused Rep. Romulo “Kid” Peña of vote-buying and of manipulating … Continue reading

On the removal of De Vera | Daily Tribune

Reference: De Jesus, D. (2018, November 21). On the removal of De Vera. Tribune.net.ph. Retrieved November 21, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/21/on-the-removal-of-de-vera/   On the removal of De Vera By Darren M. de Jesus – November 21, 2018 12:23 AM In a surprise move, the House of Representatives ruled to remove a sitting congressman by the name of … Continue reading

House leadership drops Rep. De Vera from rolls » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Rosario, B. (2018, November 19). House leadership drops Rep. De Vera from rolls. Manila Bulletin News. Retrieved November 20, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/11/19/house-leadership-drops-rep-de-vera-from-rolls/ House leadership drops Rep. De Vera from rolls Published November 19, 2018, 8:57 PM By Ben Rosario The leadership of the House of Representatives on Monday night dropped from the roll of … Continue reading

PET gets damaged ballots from Naga | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2018, August 27). PET gets damaged ballots from Naga. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/national/274104/pet-gets-damaged-ballots-from-naga.html PET gets damaged ballots from Naga posted August 27, 2018 at 10:40 pm by Rey E. Requejo The Supreme Court, acting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, is expected to order an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the … Continue reading

Disqualification of Romero as Party-List Rep Sought | Malaya Business Insight

Disqualification of Romero as Party-List Rep Sought | Malaya Business Insight By WENDELL VIGILIA July 20, 2016 Source: Vigilia, W. (2016, July 20). Disqualification of Romero as Party-List Rep sought. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieve July 20, 2016 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/disqualification-romero-party-list-rep-sought A PETITION to disqualify 1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero from holding office has been filed before … Continue reading

‘US citizen’ won as House member | The Standard | Defining The News

‘US citizen’ won as House member | The Standard | Defining The News By: Ferdie G. Domingo The Standard | Defining The News July 17, 2016 at 12:01 am Source: Domingo, F. G. (2016, July 17). ‘US citizen’ won as House member. The Standard. Retrieved July 18, 2016 from http://thestandard.com.ph/news/-main-stories/210909/-us-citizen-won-as-house-member-.html A known crusader has petitioned … Continue reading

Ousted Rep raises ruckus at height of proclamation | Malaya Business Insight

Ousted Rep raises ruckus at height of proclamation | Malaya Business Insight By Wendell Vigilia May 31, 2016 Source: Vigilia, W. (2016, May 31). Ousted Rep raises ruckus at height of proclamation. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 31, 2016 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ousted-rep-raises-ruckus-height-proclamation FORMER Northern Samar Rep. Harlin Abayon was almost escorted out of the plenary of … Continue reading

House Electoral Tribunal adopts new rules on poll protests

House Electoral Tribunal adopts new rules on poll protests By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 2, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/11/02/1517458/house-electoral-tribunal-adopts-new-rules-poll-protests MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has adopted and promulgated new rules to speed up proceedings in deliberating and deciding electoral protests. The HRET is the … Continue reading

Supreme Court upholds Singson’s candidancy | The Manila Times Online

Supreme Court upholds Singson’s candidancy | The Manila Times Online. Source: http://www.manilatimes.net/supreme-court-upholds-singsons-candidancy/183616/ retrieved on May 18, 2015 from The Manila Times Online website May 15, 2015 1:15 am SAYING that Philippine courts do not take cognizance of the judgments of foreign tribunals, the Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that the conviction of Ilocos Sur 1st … Continue reading

Comelec bids out P588-M supply contract for 2016 polls

Comelec bids out P588-M supply contract for 2016 polls By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 10, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/02/10/1422127/comelec-bids-out-p588-m-supply-contract-2016-polls MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is bidding out a P588-million contract to supply election results transmission solutions and management services for the 2016 polls. In an invitation to … Continue reading

HRET issues resolution upholding power over poll cases

HRET issues resolution upholding power over poll cases By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 28, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/09/28/1374033/hret-issues-resolution-upholding-power-over-poll-cases MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal has issued a resolution upholding its exclusive power and jurisdiction over election protest cases, in an unprecedented move to reject a Supreme Court … Continue reading

Belmonte wants decision on Reyes citizenship studied

Belmonte wants decision on Reyes citizenship studied By Maricel Cruz Source: http://manilastandardtoday.com/2013/10/24/belmonte-wants-decision-on-reyes-citizenship-studied/ Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Wednesday said the House of Representatives will first have to study how to respond to the Supreme Court ruling upholding its decision to disqualify Marinduque Rep. Regina Ongsiako-Reyes because of her American citizenship. “We will study the [high … Continue reading

Court tosses poll protest vs. lawmaker to HRET

Court tosses poll protest vs. lawmaker to HRET October 23, 2013 9:24 pm Source: http://manilatimes.net/court-tosses-poll-protest-vs-lawmaker-to-hret/47191/ THE Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed to the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) the election protest filed by Wigberto Tañada Jr., brother of former Deputy Speaker Erin Tañada, against congressman Angelina Tan of Quezon’s Fourth District. In an en … Continue reading

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