Elections

Pulse Asia: Marcos clear leader, Robredo steadily improving

Published by rudy Date posted on December 22, 2021

by Franco Luna – Philstar.com, 22 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines —It’s firming up to be Sen. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., Vice President Leni Robredo, and everyone else for the 2022 polls, with the former senator leading all candidates and the latter slowly improving, a survey by private pollster Pulse Asia suggests.

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Sexism in the 2022 Philippine elections: A Problem with no name

Published by rudy Date posted on December 9, 2021

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SURVEY ANYONE? UP, UP & AWAY!

Published by rudy Date posted on November 27, 2021

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Presidential hopefuls woo bizmen, bare economic plans

Published by rudy Date posted on November 18, 2021

by Philstar.com, 18 Nov 2021 MANILA, Philippines — As far as businessmen are concerned, the job of the next president would be a very difficult one.

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Tulfo, Cayetano, Escudero top Pulse Asia senatorial survey

Published by rudy Date posted on November 15, 2021

by Michael Punongbayan – The Philippine Star, 15 Nov 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Broadcast journalist Raffy Tulfo with a 68.4 voter preference, Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano (59.9 percent) and Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero (57.3 percent) have topped Pulse Asia’s latest pre-election senatorial survey.

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If Leni doesn’t cut a deal with Isko/Pacquiao/Ping, Marcos will.

Published by rudy Date posted on November 13, 2021

If Leni doesn’t cut a deal with Isko/Pacquiao/Ping, Marcos will. pic.twitter.com/jCpnxMi35W — oli r. (@ohlistic) November 13, 2021

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Leni doesn’t need to win in the North. What she needs is to reduce Marcos’ lead there. Here are the results of 2016 in Abra, Benguet, Cagayan and Ilocos Norte. Robredo will need to reduce this lead in 2022.

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2021

Leni doesn’t need to win in the North. What she needs is to reduce Marcos’ lead there. Here are the results of 2016 in Abra, Benguet, Cagayan and Ilocos Norte. Robredo will need to reduce this lead in 2022. pic.twitter.com/9bNBDKNqI1 — JRDC (@JRDCastillo30) October 31, 2021

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29 Oct 2021 – Workers’ agenda for the next administration

Published by rudy Date posted on October 29, 2021

By Ruben D. Torres, 29 Oct 2021, Manila Times THE May 2022 national elections is an opportune time for workers to present a labor agenda that candidates may consider in order to advance the interests of labor in the country.

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Ex-poll chief calls for ‘public vetting’ of Duterte’s 2022 Comelec appointees

Published by rudy Date posted on October 25, 2021

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Is Leni the unifying leader our country desperately needs?

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2021

by Leonardo Q. Montemayor – The Philippine Star, 20 Oct 2021 Vice-President Leni Robredo has always struck me as a decent, caring and sincere person and public servant

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Group decries spread of ‘fake’ party-lists

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2021

by Rhodina Villanueva – The Philippine Star, 20 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — A female peasant group has decried the fake party-list groups that emerged during the filing of certificates of candidacy for the next year’s elections.

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Parties’ adoption of ‘common candidates’ detrimental to voters’ interests: analysts

Published by rudy Date posted on October 18, 2021

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Young females top number of 4 million new voters

Published by rudy Date posted on October 16, 2021

by Robertzon Ramirez – The Philippine Star, 16 Oct 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Female youths topped the number of newly registered voters of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as it already recorded 4,094,614 new voters, aged 18 to 21, for the May 2022 national and local elections.

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Celebs, athletes & beauty queens try luck in politics

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2021

by Charmie Joy Pagulong – The Philippine Star, 11 Oct 2021 (First of two parts) Several local showbiz personalities, beauty queens, athletes and broadcasters are trying their luck in politics in the coming May 2022 elections.

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2022 Elections: First choice Vice Presidential Preference

Published by rudy Date posted on September 29, 2021
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Nanguna si #FrontlinePilipinas anchor Raffy Tulfo sa senatorial preference para sa 2022 elections, base sa pinakabagong survey ng Pulse Asia.

Published by rudy Date posted on September 29, 2021

Nanguna si #FrontlinePilipinas anchor Raffy Tulfo sa senatorial preference para sa 2022 elections, base sa pinakabagong survey ng Pulse Asia. #BilangPilipino2022 pic.twitter.com/ee7V5LtU2e — News5 (@News5PH) September 29, 2021

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Makabayan backs Colmenares, Labog for senators; bares party-list bets for 2022 polls

Published by rudy Date posted on September 27, 2021

by ABS-CBN News, 27 Sep 2021 MANILA—The Makabayan coalition on Monday endorsed the senatorial bids of Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares and Kilusang Mayo Uno chair Bong Labog and unveiled their party-list nominees for the 2022 elections.

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200 labor leaders seek end of pandemic burden, call for Robredo for President in Eleksyon 2022

Published by rudy Date posted on August 27, 2021

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Pressing priority problems for the next president

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2021

by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez (The Freeman), 23 Aug 2021 The next president has seven major, major problems to tackle. Seven calvaries where he or she can be crucified; first, the health crisis; second, economic devastation; third, social ills; fourth, national security threats; fifth, unabated corruption; sixth, the peoples’ diminishing trust in the government; and…

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More groups urge Robredo to run for president

Published by rudy Date posted on August 21, 2021

by Janvic Mateo – The Philippine Star, 21 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Various groups will launch this weekend their respective campaigns to urge Vice President Leni Robredo to run for president next year.

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Secret candidates

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2021

by Manuel L. Quezon III, 11 Aug 2021 When Chavit Singson signed on to the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), it seemed to me the way was being paved for that party to become Manny Pacquiao’s new political home. After all, the man who calls the shots, Ramon Ang, had said Pacman is a strong contender…

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Repurposing 1Sambayan

Published by rudy Date posted on August 6, 2021

by Segundo ECLAR romero, 6 Aug 2021 Did VP Leni just pull the rug from under 1Sambayan? Much of the Filipino nation that wants an end to the Duterte regime see in 1Sambayan the mechanism for uniting the opposition to wage this fight. But when VP Leni entered exploratory talks with Senators Ping Lacson and…

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Marcos-Duterte duo looms large in 2022

Published by rudy Date posted on July 25, 2021

by Federico D. Pascual Jr. (The Philippine Star), 25 Jul 2021 If President Duterte runs for vice president in the May 2022 elections as he has said often enough, he will likely have former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos as his presidential partner.

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Election boost

Published by rudy Date posted on July 20, 2021

by Cielito F. Habito, 20 Jul 2021 Will next year’s presidential election boost our economy’s recovery from the deepest slump seen in our part of the world as a result of the ongoing pandemic? Based on our historical experience, there appears to be reason to expect so. Will the coming election year be any different?

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300 journos, media groups unite vs fake news in run-up to 2022 polls

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2021

By Patricia Denise M. Chiu, 18 Jul 2021 More than 300 journalists across the country have signed a pledge to provide fact-based reporting and help guard the integrity of the 2022 national and local elections.

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Bitter lessons learned from the 2016 presidential polls

Published by rudy Date posted on July 14, 2021

by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez (The Freeman), 14 Jul 2021 If the candidates for 2022 do not take a moment and look back at the hard and bitter lessons learned in 2016, then they are bound to suffer the same hardships and bitterness again. Lesson 1.) Too many candidates of the opposition makes the administration…

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Comelec to regulate campaign spending on social ‍media

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2021

By Dona Z. Pazzibugan, 12 Jul 2021 Beginning October, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will consider the ads of political candidates in social media to be part of the candidates’ campaign expenses for the May 9, 2022, elections and will be regulated as such.

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IN CHARTS: How overseas Filipinos voted in past elections

Published by rudy Date posted on May 26, 2021

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Duterte Parin Movement launched in Manila

Published by rudy Date posted on May 25, 2021

(Philstar.com), 25 May 2021 MANILA, Philippines — “Six more years” – this is the collective cry of the Duterte Parin Movement as they push for the election of Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte, who is believed to effectively continue and further innovate on the legacy of her father, President Duterte, in the upcoming 2022…

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Politicians advertise on Facebook as 2022 campaign shifts online

Published by rudy Date posted on May 13, 2021

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