Category Archives: barangay elections

8,500 troops deployed in Eastern Mindanao to secure barangay, SK polls

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 May) —  The military’s Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) has deployed a total of 8,500 troops to ensure a safe and a secure Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections on Monday. In a statement on Sunday, Major Ezra Balagtey, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) public information office head, said they are ready for […]

3 injured in lone election-related violence in Davao region, as of Saturday

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 May) — Three persons were injured in a gunfight between supporters of rival candidates in Purok 3 Zunta Isla Verde, Barangay 23-C, Quezon Boulevard on Saturdaynight, two days before the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections. Police Regional Officer (PRO) 11 spokesperson Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz said on Sundaythat it […]

Drug test results

Candidates for the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataang elections in Cotabato City wave their drug test results before City Mayor Cynthia Sayadi on Tuesday (24 April 2018). The City Anti-Drug Abuse Council, which exercises no jurisdiction over elections, has obliged candidates to present a negative drug test even if there’s no law that requires […]

PDEA-11 tells barangay officials in drug watch list not to run

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 March) – Barangay officials in the government’s drug watch list should not run in the May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, an official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 11 said Wednesday. “If you want to run at the barangay level, you know who you are. If […]

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COMMENTARY: Panahom kalabot sa gidusong subli nga pag-oktaba sa eleksyon sa barangay

DIGOS CITY (MindaNews/24 April) — NIADTONG Oktubre 21 sa niaging tuig (2016) mao unta ang eleksyon sa mga opisyales sa barangay (ug dungan sab ang sa Sangguniang Kabataan o SK).  Pero, segun sa atong nahibaloan, wala kini mahitabo. Tungod kini kay naghimo man og balaod ang atong Kongreso nga ioktaba (postpone sa Iningles) kini ngadto sa […]

Duterte supports postponement of barangay elections

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 August) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he agrees with proposals to postpone the October 31 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, claiming money from illegal drugs “will seep into the electoral process.” “You will just be adding to our headache, people na kung sinong manalo ngayon (whoever wins now) those that […]