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Roxas finally files SOCE

MANILA, June 22 (Mabuhay) – Defeated presidential candidate Manuel “Mar” Roxas II finally submitted his statement of contributions and expenditures (Soce) on Wednesday–exactly on the last day of the extended deadline after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) granted his...
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Commissioner quits as head of Comelec campaign finance office

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) senior Commissioner Christian Robert Lim has formally stepped down as head of the poll body’s campaign finance office. In a letter filed Monday afternoon, Lim tendered his “irrevocable”...
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Comelec can’t reject late filing of LP’s SOCE, says lawyer

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) cannot reject the late filing of the Liberal Party’s (LP) expenditure report, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal said Thursday, saying the party should only be penalized with a fine up to P10,000 for […]
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Leni’s fate in limbo as LP fails to submit expenditure report

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The ruling Liberal Party is among the three political parties that failed to beat the deadline for the submission of their respective expenditure reports to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), a non-compliance that may affect their candidates, […]
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Roxas misses deadline for filing campaign spending report

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas was the only presidential candidate who missed the deadline for filing of expenditure reports at the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Atty. Mazna Vergara of the Comelec campaign finance office told reporters Wednesday...
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Robredo got P423M for VP campaign, spent P418M

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice President-elect Leni Robredo spent a total of P418,664,130.60 for her vice presidential campaign, according to her Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) submitted to the Commission on Elections on Wednesday. Robredo received a total of...
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Comelec defers action on Marcos request for system audit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc decided to defer action on the request of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. that his team’s IT “experts and programmers” be allowed to audit the servers used in the May […]
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Comelec welcomes whistleblowers on alleged poll cheating operations in Quezon

MANILA, May 30 (Mabuhay) — A Commission on Elections (Comelec) official said the commission welcomes the supposed whistleblowers on the alleged cheating operations in Quezon to favor certain candidates. Comelec Commissioner Luie Guia said Comelec was ready to accept those...
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Discrepancies in COCs not necessarily proof of cheating: Gonzales

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Mandaluyong City Rep. Neptali Gonzales II on Thursday said discrepancies that may be found by Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) for votes for president and vice president, do not immediately point to election […]
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Comelec, Smartmatic staff sued over script change

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A party-list representative on Tuesday sued officials of technology provider Smartmatic-Total Information Management and employees of the Commission on Elections over the alleged tampering of the automated election system (AES) used in the May 9 national...