Isabela politics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Isabela politics


Isabela town councilor bet shot dead

Apr 15, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Barangay chairman Heinrich Apostol who is running for Jones town councilor is shot dead in his own backyard


Isabela vice mayor slain by unidentified armed group

Apr 14, 2016 - 11:36 AM

Vice Mayor Ronnie Lucas who is running for the same position in Jones town is killed on his way to a remote village to give cash assistance and relief goods to drought victims

Explosion hits Isabela mayoralty bet's house

Feb 09, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Although Councilor Lanie Uy of Jones Isabela is challenging re electionist Mayor Leticia Sebastian police say politics is not the only motive for the attack

BLAST. Councilor Lanie Uy's hardware store, which is attached to her house, is attacked February 7, 2016, with a grenade. She is running for mayor against the incumbent. Photo courtesy of Jun Domingo

Cagayan Valley towns being watched for poll violence – PNP

Feb 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The regional police tells Rappler that the towns are in two provinces: Isabela and Cagayan based on incidents of violence in past elections

Padaca faces charges for failing to submit assets list for 4 years

Oct 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Grace Padaca who is running for governor of Isabela says she submitted her Statement of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth but suspects human resources at the capitol deliberately lost them

Rappler file photo

Grace Padaca runs for Isabela governor as independent

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:06 PM

In her attempt to regain the governorship former elections commissioner Grace Padaca is up against Faustino Bojie Dy III to whom she lost in 2010

REMATCH. Grace Padaca will be up against Faustino Dy III, who defeated him in the gubernatorial race in 2010. Rappler file photo

Grace Padaca to LP: There must be limit to compromising

Oct 12, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The former Isabela governor and election commissioner criticizes the Liberal Party for taking in new allies who used to bully and cheat those who were taking the straight path

Isabela: Will it be Dy vs Padaca again in 2016?

Aug 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Former Isabela governor Grace Padaca says she s being urged again to run against the Dy dynasty