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Comelec disqualifies Aksyon Health Workers Party-list

The recent disqualification of Aksyon Health Workers Party-List clearly leads us to believe that genuine party-lists, even with a track record of its initiators to boot and members belonging to the marginalized and underrepresented sector, could never make the cut just because of contestable technicalities. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Another progressive…


On the eve of election day, Southern Tagalog regional poll-watchdog Kontra Daya, Kontra Karahasan received reports of election-related violence against militant groups in the region. In Los Baños, Laguna, at around 12:30 mn, 3 members of Kabataan Partylist, a member of Bayan Muna Partylist and Barangay Human Rights Officer Virgilio Tandang were arrested and physically injured by alleged Makati police officers while in a mass-action of residents against the alleged vote-buying and flying-voter scheme of a mayoral candidate.

NEWS RELEASE April 11, 2010 DAVAO CITY – After receiving reports that the military is conducting partisan electoral campaigning from among college students–campaigning directed against members of the progressive partylists, the Pagbabago, People’s Movement for Change – a People’s watchdog and leaders of different church groups urged the Commission on Election to investigate and bar…

Press Release 10 April 2010   She was the first to hold the official ballot of the automated election scheme, the first to use the designated pen and the first to feed the valid ballot in the PCOS. Her vote went to the progressives.   It was a flurry of firsts for Rowena dela Cruz,…