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‘None of the Above’

I AM glad the Namfrel (National Movement for Free Elections) has supported the “None of the Above” option for when they believe none of the candidates is deserving of the people’s vote. This was part of the watchdog’s inputs for electoral reform.

Advice to actor: Don’t be corrupt

Maryo said he was initially hesitant to give his blessings to Yul, who eventually won as councillor of Manila. He was to serve three terms as councilor until he was elected congressman in 2016.

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Prohibited acts in the election period from October 1 to 30 are the alteration of the territory of a precinct or establishment of a new precinct; the carrying, bearing, and transport of forearms and other deadly weapons, unless authorized by the Comelec; the use of security personnel or bodyguards by candidates unless authorized by the Comelec; coercing, threatening, intimidating, or terrorizing any election official or employee in the performance of his election functions or duties;

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REPUBLIC Act 7166 providing for Synchronized National and Local Elections and for Electoral Reforms provides in Section 14 that every candidate and treasurer of a political party participating in an election must file an itemized statement of all contributions and expenditures in connection with the election within 30 days after election day.

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