Party List

Poll watchdog to name ‘bogus’ party-list groups

Published by rudy Date posted on January 4, 2022

by Jaspearl Emerald G. Tan, BusinessWorld, 4 Jan 2022 ABOUT HALF of the more than 160 party-list groups accredited by the elections commission are “bogus,” a representative of an election watchdog said on Monday.

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Comelec tightens rules for party-list nominees

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2021

by Mayen Jaymalin – The Philippine Star, 23 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has adopted stricter rules on the nomination, withdrawal and substitution of party-list nominees in an apparent bid to prevent another controversy similar to that of Duterte Youth.

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Party-lists eye ‘equal treatment’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 25, 2019

by Maricel Cruz, Manila Standard, May 25, 2019 The Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc. in the House of Representatives on Friday demanded equal treatment and to be treated as district congressmen.

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61 party-list reps proclaimed; ACT-CIS, Bayan Muna get 3 seats each

Published by rudy Date posted on May 22, 2019

by Darryl John Esguerra, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 22, 2019 MANILA, Philippines—Sixty-one party-list representatives from at least 51 different groups will join the 18th Congress in July after they were proclaimed Wednesday night by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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9 party-list groups have support for 2 seats — poll 26

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2019

by Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star), May 12, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Nine party-lists may secure more than one seat in the next Congress, according to latest survey conducted by Pulse Asia.

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Poll watchdog questions party-list nominees, advocacies

Published by rudy Date posted on May 9, 2019

by Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), May 9, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Poll watchdog Kontra Daya yesterday raised red flags on more than 20 party-list organizations that are leading in voter preference surveys but have nominees that do not belong to the marginalized sectors of the society.

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Party-list group seeks to plant 10 million trees

Published by rudy Date posted on May 8, 2019

by Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 8, 2019 CALAMBA, Laguna, Philippines — Luntiang Pilipinas party-list launched on Monday a campaign to plant 10 million trees as part of a nationwide regreening effort and to help improve the country’s environment.

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13 party-list groups leading in survey

Published by rudy Date posted on May 4, 2019

by Helen Flores (The Philippine Star), May 4, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen of 134 party-list groups running in the upcoming midterm elections could get one seat in the House of Representatives, based on the latest survey conducted by Pulse Asia.

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Dismal system failure

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2016

By Jose C. Sison (The Philippine Star), August 5, 2016 There is really nothing inherently wrong in the party-list system of representation. The purpose of the Constitution is to enable Filipino citizens belonging to the marginalized, neglected and under-represented sectors, parties or other organizations without well defined constituencies, to have a voice in the Lower…

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Rody wants party-list system abolished

Published by rudy Date posted on July 31, 2016

By Giovanni Nilles (The Philippine Star), July 31, 2016 “I will not allow it…inabuso lahat yan ehang nananalo ay yong may pera (it is being abused…only moneyed people win). Representing what? The security guards?” the President said on Friday. File photo MANILA, Philippines – President Duterte intends to abolish the party-list system when the Constitution…

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Published by rudy Date posted on April 11, 2016

SWS-BUSINESSWORLD SURVEY | Gabriela leads 17 groups on pace for party-list seats Gabriela members mount a rally for jobs at the House of Representatives. MANILA – GABRIELA party-list is leading a list of 17 groups with guaranteed party list seats in the May 2016 elections, according to the First Quarter 2016 Social Weather Survey.

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OFW Family Club

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2014

We stand strongly behind the House Bills we filed thus far namely: the OFW Travel Protection Act, The OFW Family Help Desks Act, The Creation Of An OFW Hospital, The Surrogate Parents of OFWs Act, The Educational Scholarship for Dependents of OFWs Act, The Hatid Saya for OFWs Act, The OFW Premium Benefits Act, The…

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2 UP grads who studied LP-Akbayan alliance honored

Published by rudy Date posted on March 12, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Two students from the University of the Philippines who looked into the apparent conflict of interest in the alliance between Akbayan party-list and the Liberal Party bagged the top award in the recently held Chit Estella Journalism Research Awards.

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Comelec told to proclaim winning party-list group

Published by rudy Date posted on November 28, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to proclaim Abang Lingkod as among the winning party-list groups in the May 2013 elections.

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Militant lawmakers give up P1.5-B ‘pork’

Published by rudy Date posted on August 6, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Seven militant party-list representatives have decided to give up nearly P1.5 billion in pork barrel funds available to them for the next three years.

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SC affirms with finality disqualification of ARMD party-list

Published by rudy Date posted on August 3, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed with finality the disqualification of party-list group Alliance For Reform Towards Effective Management and Sustainable Development Inc. (ARMD) from joining last May’s elections.

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Comelec defers proclamation of party-lists with 2 nominees

Published by rudy Date posted on July 8, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Six more winning party-list groups may have to wait a little longer to be officially proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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Party-list nominee ousted over US citizenship

Published by rudy Date posted on July 6, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Johnny Revilla has been ousted as second nominee in Congress of the OFW Family Club (OFWFC) party-list for his refusal to renounce his US citizenship and failure to help in the political campaign.

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SC dismisses pleas of 23 disqualified party-list groups, remands 7 others

Published by rudy Date posted on June 10, 2013

The Supreme Court has dismissed the petitions of 23 other party-list groups and remanded back to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the petitions of seven others earlier disqualified by the poll body.

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More partylist groups proclaimed

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2013

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed 38 winning partylist groups Tuesday, leaving only five seats left for the others to fight over.

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Comelec disqualifies with finality 6 more party-list groups

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2013

Poll chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said on Monday that the Commission on Elections en banc has disqualified, with finality, six more party-list groups. The disqualified groups were Agapay ng Indigenous Peoples Rights Alliance, Inc. (A-IPRA); Ang Galing Pinoy (AG); Atong Paglaum, Inc. (Atong Paglaum); Kaagapay ng Nagkakaisang Agilang Pilipinong Magsasaka (KAP); Social Movement for Active…

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More on the new partylist decision

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2013

The controversial party-list cases have been remanded by the Supreme Court to the Commission on Elections for review. What the Comelec is required to do is to decide two related questions: (1) Which organizations may participate in the party-list system? (2) Who are qualified to represent the party-list organizations?

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TUCP preferred group in polls, survey shows

Published by rudy Date posted on April 17, 2013

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines is one of the preferred groups to fill up the 58 partylist seats in the House of Representatives in the May 13 elections, based on the recent survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations, the group said in a press release.

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Published by rudy Date posted on April 16, 2013

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The new party-list decision

Published by rudy Date posted on April 15, 2013

If I approached the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the party-list system by way merely of a mechanical exercise in statutory construction, I might conclude that the Court has stripped the party-list system of its soul. The party-list system is not merely a restructuring of the membership of the House of Representatives. It is a…

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Free-for-all looms for party-list seats

Published by rudy Date posted on April 9, 2013

DESECRATION: Welcome to the super rich, the over-represented and even political parties — and goodbye to the dreams of the truly marginalized sectors to become lawmakers themselves to enact laws to benefit them.

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Published by rudy Date posted on January 18, 2013

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Another comelec setback SC temporarily stops disqualification of 4 more party-list groups

Published by rudy Date posted on November 29, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Four more party-list groups are beneficiaries of the status quo ante order (SQAO) issued Thursday by the Supreme Court (SC) that stopped temporarily their disqualification in the 2013 national elections as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) allowed 79 party-list groups to participate in next year’s polls.

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Comelec opens party list to 13 families

Published by rudy Date posted on November 25, 2012

MANILA, Philippines – Thirteen organizations whose nominees come from the same families have been accredited for next year’s party-list polls, according to the complete list released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday, November 29.

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