Four days before the national and local elections, the Board of Election Inspectors ran diagnostic tests for the final testing and sealing of the vote counting machines here on Thursday, May 5.
The camp of Presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte has welcomed the endorsement of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), saying it is a significant gain to boost the presidential campaign of the Davao City mayor and at the same time to “thwart attempts by the administration to cheat the elections.”
Barely a week before the May 9 elections, presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte has branded his rivals as a symbol of what he called a “failed and inutile system.”
The Commission on Elections claims it is fully ready for election day.
The Davao City Police Office said that a liquor ban will be observed during election day on Monday, May 9, citing as basis a local ordinance and a Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolution.
A national youth organization called on opposition parties and candidates and the Filipino people to unite and stop the alleged plan of the Liberal Party to “hijack” the elections through “massive electronic fraud.”
The city council here on Tuesday, May 3, cancelled its regular session after it failed to meet the minimum number of members needed to hold a plenary.
The New People’s Army turned over its two captives to presidential frontrunner and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in a village here on Tuesday, May 3.
The Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) announced on Tuesday, May 3, that they are supporting the presidential bid of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte.
The final testing and sealing of the vote counting machines (VCMs) in the city will be done four days before local and national elections on May 9.
The tandem of Presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano topped the mock election held last April 27 to 29 in the University of the Philippines in Mindanao.
Of the five Presidential candidates, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is considered the one who could possibly resume the stalled peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front.