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Duterte appointee to lead Comelec as plebiscite looms

Oct 11, 2017 - 6:21 PM

Election watchdog Lente vows to keep close watch on Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista's replacement, President Rodrigo Duterte's first appointee in the poll body

CHIEF EXECUTIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte is set to appoint a new Comelec chairman after elections chief Andres Bautista resigned from office. Malacanang file photo

CA confirms Comelec commissioner Arthur Lim

Mar 11, 2015 - 3:18 PM

The Commission on Elections however still lacks a chairman and two more commissioners nearly a year before the 2016 elections

SWORN IN. Commission on Elections commissioner Arthur Lim takes his oath of office on July 25, 2014, before then Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. Photo courtesy of Comelec

Comelec 'can't unseat elected pols'

Dec 12, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Can elected officials be removed for failing to file campaign spending reports? A seasoned election lawyer says Comelec has jurisdiction over them only in relation to pending cases or petitions prior to election

Comelec hit over 'unauthorized' land purchase

Sep 01, 2012 - 3:50 PM

Senator Franklin Drilon questions Comelec s purchase of a P1 19 B property for its new headquarters