Philippine party list - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine party list


LOOKBACK: 25 years of the Party List Law

Mar 05, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Through highs and lows, here's how the party list in Congress has evolved

[OPINION] De Vera's ouster from the House of Representatives is unconstitutional

Nov 26, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The Constitution is clear and made even clearer by abundant jurisprudence, yet Congress chose to bend the law and resort to brute force to remove the ABS party-list representative

Party-list groups declare support for Alvarez, PDP-Laban

May 25, 2016 - 9:39 PM

37 party list representatives are banking on the promise of presumptive Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to give them choice committee assignments

COMMITMENTS. The coalition of 37 party-list representatives declare support for the speakership bid of Davao del Norte's Pantaleon Alvarez (8th from right). Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

46 groups proclaimed as party list winners

May 19, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Only the regional party Ako Bicol gets 3 seats while 11 get 2 seats each The 34 other organizations get one seat each

NEW REPS. A total of 115 party-list groups joined the 2016 elections. These organizations vied for 59 seats allocated for the party list. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Party list: Who gets to choose candidates?

Apr 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The Philippines can learn a few things from how political parties in other countries draw up their lists of candidates

PH party list: Making it more representative

Apr 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Scholars advocate that the number of seats a party has in the legislature should be proportional to the number of votes that the party has received in the election

Supreme Court justice's family building a political dynasty?

Feb 27, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco s wife son and daughter are running in 2016 races

Comelec proclaims 14 party-list groups

May 24, 2013 - 10:37 AM

2nd UPDATE Rival groups Bayan Muna and Akbayan get congressional seats along with 12 other groups after the Comelec partially proclaims party list winners

Fixing the party list

Apr 06, 2013 - 4:06 PM

More than a decade later the Carpio decision brings the party list back to its intended concept

NEW GUIDELINES. SC introduced new parameters in determining what groups could qualify for the partylist system.

Ex-rebel chief joins party-list race

Jan 31, 2013 - 4:59 PM

The former commander of the RPA ABB on Negros Island campaigns for the May elections even as his group awaits the signing of a closure agreement with the Aquino government

Comelec on Mikey Arroyo: Either lazy or lacking in empathy

Oct 31, 2012 - 6:07 PM

In its en banc resolution the Comelec explains why it disqualified Ang Galing Pinoy which is represented by the son of former President Arroyo