campaign period - updates

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Local campaigns start: Duterte, ex-mayor, sets the tone for 2019 polls

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions across the country

CAMPAIGNING. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with guests at the PDP-Laban senatorial bets’ rally at the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines in Cagayan de Oro City on March 24, 2019, 5 days before the start of the local campaigns. Malacañang Photo

Senators seek to make premature campaigning a crime

Oct 28, 2018 - 1:57 PM

The bill will attempt to supersede a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that decriminalized the provision in the Omnibus Election Code

2019 ELECTIONS. Commissioner Rowena Guanzon wait at the gates of the Comelec office in Manila to officialy close the filing of certificates of candidacy of aspirants for the May 2019 polls. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Rules on campaign ads, materials for barangay, SK elections 2018

Apr 22, 2018 - 9:30 AM

The campaign period for the village and youth council polls is from May 4 to 12

CAMPAIGN SEASON. In this file photo during the 2016 elections, a man walks past campaign banners of local politicians at Fairview in Quezon City. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Comelec reschedules activities for 2017 barangay, SK elections

Sep 19, 2017 - 5:10 PM

(UPDATED) Set to be enforced during the election period, the gun ban begins on October 1

Binay is king of pol ads, Poe comes close

Apr 28, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Binay s ad spending during the first 50 days of his 2016 presidential campaign is already bigger than his overall spending for his 90 day vice presidential campaign in 2010

NPA to candidates: Coordinate with us for 'smooth' campaigning

Apr 04, 2016 - 1:02 AM

The New People s Army sets up checkpoints in Misamis Oriental Bukidnon and Agusan del Norte

Aquino hits Poe, Duterte, Binay

Mar 31, 2016 - 4:47 PM

The President urges voters to choose wisely especially when matters like the Philippines’ dispute with China and the continuation of government programs are at stake

VOTE WISELY. Liberal Party (LP) chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message at the campaign rally of administration candidates in Caloocan City,  March 30, 2016. Photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Cebu's Davide: LP to continue good governance platform

Mar 28, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Cebu Governor Hilario Junjun Davide III and other Liberal Party candidates in the country s most vote rich province begin their campaign

IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 26, 2016 - 10:46 PM

Campaigns for local posts kick off on Black Saturday with tarpaulins and posters

A common poster area in Nasugbu Batangas is filled with campaign posters as the local elections kick-off on Mar 26, 2016.

The wacky local races: What you need to know

Mar 25, 2016 - 11:21 AM

Local bets like those running for national positions are expected to abide by rules set by the Commission on Elections

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Feb 10, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Who will be the next PH president? Tight race begins

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:00 AM

In emotion charged proclamation rallies in Manila and the provinces 5 aspirants who want to succeed President Benigno Aquino III woo voters with promises of better lives

Campaign period for nat'l bets starts Feb 9, so what?

Feb 09, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Here are important things you should know For instance campaigns of candidates seeking national positions run for 90 days and end May 7

FVR for Leni Robredo?

Feb 08, 2016 - 3:04 PM

The administration s vice presidential bet meets with former president Fidel Ramos on the eve of the start of the campaign period for national candidates

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

#PHVote: Poe bounces back, Duterte blows it

Feb 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The campaign gets more intense from today Last week s events capture that intensity

Cardinal Tagle to priests: Don't say Mass in campaigns

Dec 22, 2015 - 4:02 PM

The Manila archbishop also says priests should not allow politicians to organize mass baptism confirmation or wedding ceremonies

NO PARTISANSHIP. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says priests should avoid perceptions of partisanship during elections. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Comelec junks own bid to extend campaign period

Aug 18, 2015 - 5:39 PM

The poll body finds out that legally ‘the Comelec does not have any authority to move the campaign period’

ELECTION SEASON. Campaign posters are seen along the street of Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines on May 7, 2010. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

CONVERSATION: What good will a longer election campaign period do?

Aug 11, 2015 - 4:38 PM

What do we voters and campaign workers think of the Comelec proposal to make the campaign period longer? Join @rapplerdotcom s Twitter conversation on Wednesday August 12 at 6 pm

#PHVote. It's time we discuss the 2016 campaign period.

Binay, Estrada dynasties vow to deliver for UNA

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:07 AM

UNA s campaign in its bailiwicks reveals the complex dynamics of local and family politics

Report 'epals' who use CCT for electioneering

Mar 15, 2013 - 12:19 PM

DSWD launches an anti epal campaign to insulate Pantawid Pamilya from partisan politics

#PHvote quotes: Who was wittier?

Feb 16, 2013 - 11:43 AM

Sound and fury mark the start of the campaign period for national candidates

Nancy Binay on UNA: We share Team PNoy goal

Feb 11, 2013 - 4:46 PM

What s the difference between LP and UNA? Nancy Binay says there may not be much

Team PNoy or UNA? Lines drawn in proclamation

Jan 29, 2013 - 9:38 PM

UNA s campaign proclamation is in Cebu while the LP s is in Manila Where will the common candidates be?

Why bother setting the campaign period?

Jan 19, 2013 - 8:18 PM

What s the point when everyone seems to take pride in beating the system?

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2013 senatorial bets: 32 qualified, 50 'nuisance'

Oct 30, 2012 - 10:37 PM

Out of the 84 aspirants who filed their COCs for senator 32 were approved 50 were declared nuisance while 2 withdrew