The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives has filed a bill that would make the party list
system exclusive to parties representing the neglected, six years after the Supreme Court ruled that party list
groups need not advocate only for the marginalized.
The Party List
System Act provides that a nominee of the youth sector must not be more than 30 years old.
Carlos Isagani Zarate (Bayan Muna Party list
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In 2013, the Supreme Court upheld the Constitution's intent that the party list
is not only for the marginalized sectors but also for regional parties and smaller political parties, among others.
Only one petition challenging the win of a governor has been allowed, eight have been allowed for MCA and five for party list
Poll watchdog group Kontra Daya on Thursday said the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should disqualify not just Ronald Cardema from taking a seat in the House of Representatives but also his proadministration group, Duterte Youth, for making a mockery of the party list
Earlier, Romero said the party list
bloc will vote for President Duterte's bet in speakership race.
"Ronald Cardema and the Duterte-youth party list
are just two of many reasons why the party list
system has become a joke,"Sen.
Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM), a coalition consisting of Teacher's Dignity Coalition, Sanlakas, Oriang and labor leaders claimed that they are the real party list
A lot has been written about the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the party list
THE Senior Citizens in the Philippines party list
(Senior Citizens) is seeking the intervention of the Commission on Elections to finally end the dispute over its official nominees.