statement of election contributions and expenses - updates

Rappler's latest stories on statement of election contributions and expenses


Brillantes: Comelec not singling out JV Ejercito

Jun 27, 2014 - 5:21 PM

The poll chief reacts to the opposition senator’s accusation that members of their clan are being targeted – following the ouster of his governor cousin and the pending disqualification case against his father

Elections and the Estrada wealth

Apr 25, 2014 - 10:30 AM

UPDATED Rappler looks closely at the finances as well as election contributions and expenses of the Estradas

FAMILY. Seeking public office has been financially beneficial to members of former president Joseph Estrada's family.

Comelec warns non-compliant candidates

Feb 22, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Candidates who would still not file their SOCEs on May 12 will face administrative cases and election offenses related to campaign finance

Jail time, P100,000 fine for not filing poll spending sought

Feb 21, 2014 - 11:00 PM

A Senate bill seeks a P100 000 maximum administrative fine for late filing of election spending reports; a watchdog wants erring candidates imprisoned

ELECTORAL REFORMS. Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel preside over an electoral reforms committee hearing on Thursday, February 20. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec errs in SOCE deficiency of 29 politicians

Dec 31, 2013 - 4:14 PM

Four representatives and 25 local officials whom the poll body sought to remove for failing to report campaign expenses turn out to have submitted documents

New reso cancels out Comelec order for pols to vacate posts

Dec 18, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Lawyer says a recent Comelec resolution provides no more basis to cite the original grounds for removing elective officials over SOCE deficiencies

'RECALL ORDER'. Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal asks the Commission on Elections to recall its order directing 424 local officials to leave office because of their deficient statement of election contributions and expenses (SOCE). Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Nancy, 4 others earn from poll donations

Jun 15, 2013 - 11:19 AM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue classifies unused campaign contributions as the candidate’s income and therefore subject to tax