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[ANALYSIS] The Philippine Left and the 2019 elections

Aug 02, 2019 - 8:14 PM

By 2022, will the Left be able to transcend its historical reticence and finally achieve a breakthrough in electoral politics?

[ANALYSIS] Rebuilding the Left's shattered electoral base

Jun 19, 2019 - 4:45 PM

A bastardized party list system weakened the base of progressive parties. What now?

2019 party list winners: Where their votes came from

May 24, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections

Comelec proclaims 51 winning groups in 2019 party-list elections

May 22, 2019 - 7:31 PM

Party-list group Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) tops the race, gaining the maximum 3 seats allowed in the House of Representatives

The party-lists representatives. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

A month before polls, 76% of Filipinos 'aware' of party-list system – survey

May 03, 2019 - 5:19 PM

The level of awareness is highest among voters in Metro Manila and lowest in the Visayas, according to a Pulse Asia survey held in from April 10 to 14

VOTERS. Early morning voters at Bagumbayan Elementary School in Taguig City during the 2016 elections. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

#PHVote podcast: Paano ang pagboto sa party list?

Apr 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Pag-uusapan nila Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang proseso ng pagboto at bakit importante ang pagkakaroon ng party-list representatives sa Kongreso


What sectors, causes do 2019 party-list groups aim to represent?

Feb 09, 2019 - 8:59 PM

Rappler groups the 134 party-list organizations running in the 2019 polls based on their declared advocacies, agenda, and group membership

LIST: Political clans, powerful figures among 2019 party-list nominees

Feb 06, 2019 - 9:51 PM

(UPDATED) At least 46 party-list groups participating in the 2019 polls have at least one nominee linked to a political clan or a powerful figure in the country

Nearly half of 2019 party-list groups don't represent marginalized sectors – watchdog

Feb 01, 2019 - 8:42 PM

'It is possible that about half of the Comelec accredited party-list groups still represent the interests of well-entrenched political dynasties and big business interests,' says Kontra Daya

HEALTH ADVOCATES. Members of the Aksyon Healthworkers party-list prepare to file their Certificates of Nomination on October 16, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

LOOK: Political dynasties use party list as backdoor to Congress

Oct 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Here are some people with familiar family names, trying to get to the House of Representatives without running in district polls

Senator Manny Pacquiao joins his brother Bobby and 2 others as they file their certificate of acceptance of nominees under OFW Family Club. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LIST: Party-list groups hoping to join 2019 elections

Oct 12, 2018 - 9:12 PM

A total of 185 organizations have filed applications to participate in 2019 party-list elections

PARTY-LIST RACE. Reelectionist ACT Teachers Partylist is among the groups that applied at the Comelec headquarters on October 12, 2018, to join the 2019 party-list elections. Photo by Jire Carreon/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

Ako Bicol, Gabriela leading in official party-list canvass

May 16, 2016 - 7:12 PM

Rounding up the top 5 are 1Pacman ACT Teachers and Senior Citizens based on 121 Certificates of Canvass in the partial official tally as of Monday May 16

Regions, provinces deliver votes for party-list groups

May 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Support from regional groups and from bailiwicks of nominees pave the way for many party lists to win 1 to 3 seats in the House of Representatives

Why the delay in official tally for Senate, party-list races?

May 13, 2016 - 11:41 AM

While waiting for the official count to finish a running or partial tally is helpful so that observers can keep track of the canvassing of votes but the Comelec says they want to release correct and accurate results

CANVASSING. The Comelec continues canvassing the votes for the Senate and party-list elections at the PICC on Thursday, May 12. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Ako Bicol leads party-list race; 2 new groups in top 10

May 11, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Debuting in Congress are 1Pacman and Kabayan with businessman Mikee Romero and lawyer Harry Roque as first nominees respectively

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

2016 party-list nominees: Taking a 'shortcut' to Congress?

Mar 15, 2016 - 2:00 PM

While there have been nominees from marginalized sectors some individuals and groups have taken advantage of a loophole to join the party list

SC upholds Comelec in disqualifying 5 party-list groups

Feb 23, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Since January 26 the SC has junked 37 petitions by party list organizations that were not allowed by the Comelec to join the 2016 elections

SC dismisses petitions of 17 party-list groups vs Comelec

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:14 PM

The Supreme Court rules that the Comelec did not act with grave abuse of discretion in dismissing the groups petitions to join the 2016 party list race

Filing of candidacies of 2016 bets set for Oct 12-16

Mar 27, 2015 - 4:02 PM

The Comelec also set deadlines for the application of political parties and party list groups in May 2015

Sectoral? Party list votes come from reg'l bailiwicks

Jun 14, 2013 - 7:27 PM

The past two elections show that a number of party list groups rely not on sectoral allies but on votes from geographic bailiwicks of nominees

SC dismisses appeal of more party-list groups

Jun 10, 2013 - 8:36 PM

Thirty groups are covered by the latest decision separate from the 52 that were covered by its April decision

SC stops party list disqualifications

Jun 05, 2013 - 11:34 AM

UPDATED SC issues a status quo ante order against a Comelec resolution disqualifying Senior Citizens Abang Lingkod from the May 13 elections

Party-list coordinator shot dead

May 27, 2013 - 10:26 AM

The victim sustains 13 gunshot wounds

How to fill the 58 party-list seats

May 22, 2013 - 3:23 PM

The Philippine party list system is not proportional since our party list law provides a ceiling of 3 seats that party list group may obtain

Comelec approves 79 party-list groups

Nov 29, 2012 - 1:51 PM

4th UPDATE We cannot have any perfect listing We attempted the best that we can Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says

Comelec's first: Purging the party-list system

Nov 28, 2012 - 7:44 PM

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says the poll body followed a new procedure in accrediting party list groups resulting in an unprecedented purge

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

Jalosjos group barred from party-list polls

Oct 24, 2012 - 3:17 PM

The Commission on Elections prohibits 15 more party list groups from participating in the 2013 elections

JALOSJOS' GROUP. Kakusa, which is led by convicted rapist and former Zamboanga del Representative Romeo Jalosjos, has been barred from running in 2013. File photo by Paterno Esmaquel II