Rene Sarmiento - updates

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Chair of poll watchdog PPCRV resigns after head surgery

Sep 17, 2018 - 11:26 PM

Former elections commissioner Rene Sarmiento quits as chair of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting or PPCRV

VETERAN LAWYER. Rene Sarmiento, former Commission on Elections commissioner, resigns as chair of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting. File photo from OPAPP

Ex-Comelec Commissioner Sarmiento to chair PPCRV

Aug 15, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Former Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento succeeds Ambassador Henrietta Tita de Villa who co founded election watchdog PPCRV in 1991

NEW PPCRV CHAIRMAN. Former Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento is set to chair the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting starting November 1. Screen grab from Rappler video

2 Comelec vacancies as top officials retire

Feb 01, 2013 - 8:57 AM

Commissioners Rene Sarmiento and Armando Velasco leave an institution still grappling with the challenges of ensuring free and honest elections

Comelec to Palace: Name commissioners ASAP

Jan 08, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Commissioners Rene Sarmiento and Armando Velasco will finish their non renewable term on February 2 while the poll body s in the thick of preparing for the midterm elections

Jan 4 is new crucial date for party-list groups

Dec 11, 2012 - 8:35 PM

Comelec moves the date of the raffle of partylist ballot slots to January 4

Running vs dynasties 'much like sacrifice'

Dec 08, 2012 - 10:19 PM

Challengers to ruling families face odds but they want to give hope to their badly governed localities

Party-list groups to know ballot slots by Dec. 17

Dec 07, 2012 - 8:52 PM

Raffle will remove the undue advantage that groups with names starting with 1 and A have

Comelec slashes party-list groups to 100

Nov 27, 2012 - 4:49 PM

The Comelec s purge leads to a dramatic decrease in party list candidates compared to 2010

Sarmiento: Limit charter change to economic provisions

Jul 25, 2012 - 7:25 PM

Sarmiento favors amendments to the Constitution provided these are strictly limited to economic provisions

#SCwatch: JBC interviews, Day 2

Jul 25, 2012 - 8:29 AM

Live blog the second day of the public interviews of the nominees for the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at the Judicial and Bar Council JBC

Comelec to study term limit for party-list groups

Jul 03, 2012 - 6:37 PM

Should the term limit be enforced on party list groups and not just their representatives?

2 CA justices decline CJ nomination

Jun 25, 2012 - 6:11 PM

There are now 65 nominees for the post of chief justice

2010 presidential wannabe eyes CJ post

Jun 21, 2012 - 8:28 PM

Ferdinand Jose Pijao a nuisance candidate in the 2010 presidential elections wants to try his luck getting into the judiciary

[UPDATE] SC Justices Bernabe, Del Castillo decline CJ nomination

Jun 20, 2012 - 6:42 PM

There are now 12 SC justices nominated for chief justice


Ex-DOE chief declines nomination to CJ post

Jun 16, 2012 - 9:54 PM

Lotilla says seniority in High Court should be respected

Ex-CA justice disqualified for CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:05 PM

The list of nominees and applicants to the post vacated by Chief Justice Renato Corona is now down to 26

PNoy's first appointee to the SC nominated for CJ post

Jun 15, 2012 - 5:01 PM

Corona has sought the inhibition of Sereno in a case involving his impeachment trial

Make voting convenient for PWDs, groups urge

Apr 22, 2012 - 2:53 PM

The government and some civic groups are aiming to increase the participation rate of persons with disabilities PWDs in elections

Comelec 'seriously considering' purchase of 2010 PCOS machines

Mar 08, 2012 - 7:29 PM

The poll body may have to scrap plans to hold bidding for new machines to be used in the 2013 national elections