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‘Panlilio recount ruling out by November’
First Posted 13:19:00 10/15/2009

Filed Under: Elections, Eleksyon 2007, Politics

MANILA, Philippines—The decision on the recount and revision of votes in the contested gubernatorial elections in Pampanga against Governor Ed Panlilio is expected between November and December, Elections Commissioner Nicodemo Ferrer said Thursday.

“After both parties have presented their evidence in the two scheduled hearings on October 15 and 22, we at the second division will issue our decision on the last week of November or early December,” said Ferrer. Read the rest of this entry »


Comelec junks motion to stop Pampanga recount

By Anna Valmero
First Posted 15:22:00 08/19/2009

Filed Under: Eleksyon 2007, Politics, Elections

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has denied the motion of Governor Ed Panlilio to stop the recount of votes in Pampanga in the 2007 elections personnel for “lack of merit,” a commissioner said.

Comelec commissioner Nicodemo Ferrer, who sits as the presiding officer of the Second Division that handles the Pampanga recount, said allegations of indirect bribery by Panlilio’s lawyer Sixto Brillantes stemming from his client’s rival giving snacks to the revisors was “making a mountain out of a molehill.” Read the rest of this entry »

Recount done in 38 days

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The Commission on Elections will finish the recount and revision of ballots for the Pampanga governorship, which then Father Ed Panlilio won in 2007, within 38 days or by September 26. Video report by’s Anna Valmero.

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No Palace pressure on Pampanga recount

No Palace pressure on recount – Comelec

By Anna Valmero
First Posted 17:49:00 08/12/2009

Filed Under: Politics, Elections

MANILA, Philippines— The Commission on Elections (Comelec) was not pressured by Malacanang to hold a recount of votes between Pampanga governor Ed Panlilio and rival Lilia Pineda, an official said Wednesday.

“We are not beholden to the administration. We are only using our plenary powers to implement the ruling from the Supreme Court,” said Commissioner Nicodemo Ferrer, who is presiding committee chair of the en banc Second Division handling the recount, which starts Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »


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