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THREAD: Comelec spokesman James Jimenez holds a media briefing.

He says 76 political parties and party-lists have been rejected accreditation with finality for the 2022 elections so far #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
@meltlopez Among the 76 parties and party-lists rejected by Comelec include LADLAD, Gamers & Gadgets PL, Philippine Champ Movement, OFW Coalition party, to name a few. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
Jimenez: Pre-conference on the first petition to cancel Bongbong Marcos’ COC tomorrow not open to the public or media, will be held virtually #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
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Presidential aspirant, Senator Ping Lacson, visits his home province Cavite along with two members of his Senate slate – broadcaster Raffy Tulfo and media practitioner and PWD advocate Paolo Capino. #TheFilipinoVotes | @eimorpsantos ImageImageImageImage
@eimorpsantos Raffy Tulfo on why he's running for the Senate: Paulit-ulit na lang 'yung problema. Same cycle. Natutulungan ko ang mga lumalapit sa akin na may kinalaman sa labor problem pero ulit nang ulit. Sabi ko, I have to put a stop | @eimorpsantos
@eimorpsantos Paolo Capino wants to represent persons with disabilities in the Senate: Minsan sinasantabi tayo. Kay Senator Lacson, gusto niyang maging inspirasyon ang katulad ko | @eimorpsantos
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We go above and beyond the headlines with our chief correspondent and anchor @piahontiveros on #CNNPHNewsNight.

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Senatorial aspirant Neri Colmenares: Ito ang issue ngayon, we are going to unite sana to oppose the return of the Marcoses and President Duterte in Malacañang. #TheFilipinoVotes Image
Colmenares: It is clear we are part of the opposition, so I hope kilala naman ng lahat yan. #TheFilipinoVotes
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THREAD: A former Defense secretary will seek the support of local leaders this week to help him win a Senate seat. #TheFilipinoVotes

@iampinkywebb speaks to senatorial aspirant Gibo Teodoro on #TheSource | LIVE bit.ly/3vpAvfN Image
Senatorial aspirant Gibo Teodoro: I had only mild symptoms during bout with COVID-19, tested negative in my last RT-PCR test
Senatorial aspirant Gibo Teodoro: I found out about Sara Duterte's plan for reelection through media
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Senator Imee Marcos says “everything is possible” when asked about the possibility of a Bongbong Marcos-Bong Go tandem for 2022 elections.

She also says in a DWIZ interview that her brother is now talking to everyone regarding his search for a vice president. | @RexRemitio Image
@RexRemitio Sen. Imee Marcos also says Bongbong is just waiting for plans of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte until November 15: Kaming lahat nagiintay ng kumpas ni Mayor Inday Sara Duterte. So nagiintay kami kung tatakbo ba siya at kung tuluy-tuloy ba, anong partido, so on. | @RexRemitio
@RexRemitio Sen. Imee Marcos says Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte also told her brother Bongbong: “Sige pumila ka na kasi hindi naman ako tatakbo.” Eh doon medyo nagkagulatan na dahil ang inaasahan talagang kandidato at saka leader will be Mayor Inday Sara. #TheFilipinoVotes | @RexRemitio
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THREAD: Makabayan coalition answers issues on its endorsement of a presidential bet and Bayan Muna chairman Neri @ColmenaresPH's exclusion from the Robredo-Pangilinan senatorial slate. (1/6) #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel Image
@ColmenaresPH @xianneangel Makabayan coalition says it has yet to endorse any presidential aspirant because it's still in the process of consulting the candidates on platforms and programs. (2/6) #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel Image
@ColmenaresPH @xianneangel Makabayan coalition says it's clueless about the real reason for Neri Colmenares' exclusion from the Robredo-Pangilinan senatorial lineup. (3/6) #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel Image
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THREAD: After receiving overwhelming support, the Leni-Kiko tandem wants a people's campaign for the 2022 elections. #TheFilipinoVotes

@iampinkywebb speaks to vice presidential aspirant Sen. @kikopangilinan on #TheSource | LIVE bit.ly/3DFWDFA
VP aspirant Kiko Pangilinan, the running mate of presidential hopeful Leni Robredo: I'm very overwhelmed by the support. I didn't expect it to be this way. Malaking bagay ito para sa amin because we want it to be a people's campaign.
VP aspirant Pangilinan: People's response compelling us to really get organized
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Presidential aspirant Manila Mayor Isko Moreno reiterates he is ready to work with any candidate regardless of political affiliations. #TheFilipinoVotes | @laratyan
@laratyan Moreno tells Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum that Filipinos are being 'dragged' in family feuds in the 2022 polls.

From the list of presidential aspirants, only Bongbong Marcos — son of dictator Ferdinand Marcos — comes from a prominent political clan | @laratyan
@laratyan Moreno: Para bang we are being dragged backwards by this situation again and again... The people today deserve to live in our present and work together for our better future, that's what I want | @laratyan
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JUST IN: Former vice president and veteran broadcaster Noli De Castro withdraws from the 2022 Senate race. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez Image
@meltlopez Noli De Castro withdraws Senate bid days after filing his candidacy: Binibigyang diin ko po, hindi nagbabago at magbabago ang ating layunin at hangad para sa bayan. Patuloy tayong magiging boses ng ating mga kababayan. #TheFilipinoVotes bit.ly/3mH3qIo | @meltlopez
@meltlopez Noli De Castro bid farewell to his ABS-CBN newscasts last week before filing his senatorial COC on Oct. 8: Kasabay ng pagdarasal sa Poong Nazareno, napag-isip-isip kong mas makatutulong ako sa pagbibigay ng boses sa ating mga kababayan sa pamamagitan ng pamamahayag | @meltlopez
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Police officers on standby in front of the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay where supporters are allowed to gather. However, not a lot of supporters have shown up yet | @YsabelwithaWhyy
@YsabelwithaWhyy Individuals in green supporting Sara Duterte are here again in front of the PICC despite the bad weather.

The Davao City mayor already filed her certificate of candidacy for reelection last Saturday | @YsabelwithaWhyy
AKO OFW party-list group arrives in front of PICC. The group says it represents current and former OFWs as well as families of OFWs. #TheFilipinoVotes | @YsabelwithaWhyy
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LOOK: Senator Ralph Recto supports the reelection bid of Lipa, Batangas Mayor Eric Africa.

Africa files his certificate of candidacy (COC) today with Mak Mak Luancing as his running mate. #TheFilipinoVotes | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo Sen. Recto is set to file his candidacy for Batangas 6th District Representative. The position will be vacated by his wife Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo Sen. Recto holds press conference with incumbent Lipa City Mayor Africa | @TristanNodalo
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Reelectionist San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora hears a mass before filing his certificate of candidacy this morning. #TheFilipinoVotes | @gergcahiles
@gergcahiles Former and current basketball players James Yap, Don Allado, Ervic Vijandre, and Paul Artadi are part of San Juan Mayor Zamora's slate. They are all aspiring city council members | @gergcahiles
@gergcahiles LOOK: Full slate of PDP-Laban (Cusi faction) in San Juan City. They will be filing their COCs this morning. #TheFilipinoVotes | @gergcahiles
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JUST IN: Lawyer Larry Gadon files his COC for senator under Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL), the party founded by late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

He also ran in the 2019 senatorial race but lost. #TheFilipinoVotes | @laratyan
@laratyan Atty. Gadon, who runs under the party founded by Marcos, uses his limited time on stage to criticize the Aquino administrations and oligarchy. He pushes for the amendment of the 1987 Constitution.
@laratyan Atty. Gadon promotes Bongbong Marcos, says 'brainwashing of dilawan' no longer working: Kahit anong paninira nila, sila-sila na lang na mga tanga at bobo ang naniniwala sa propaganda.

The Marcos family is facing accusations of historical revisionism.
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The Philippine Green Republican Party, headed by presidential aspirant Leo Cadion and VP aspirant Princess Amirah Magdangal, file their COCs. #TheFilipinoVotes | @gleefjalea
@gleefjalea Cadion: We are being controlled by 178 families in this country out of 110 million Filipinos. Wala na bang magaling? Marami tayong matatalinong Pilipino. Sa aming grupo, may doktor, businessman, scientist. #TheFilipinoVotes | @gleefjalea
@gleefjalea There seems to be "rival factions" within the Philippine Green Republican Party, as presidential aspirant Laurencio Jun Yulaga and VP Alexander Lague, who are also running under the same party, filed their COCs last week (1/2) | @gleefjalea
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THREAD: The Commission on Elections kicks off its source code review activity ahead of the 2022 polls.

The source code review is a crucial step in ensuring that the election management system will be free from glitches and malwares. #TheFilipinoVotes | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo Comelec Commissioner Marlon Casquejo: Local source code review is aimed at enhancing the public acceptance, transparency and building confidence on the automated election system. #TheFilipinoVotes | @TristanNodalo
@TristanNodalo Comelec Commissioner Casquejo: This is to ensure that the source code is clean and without embedded malicious code. This would also identify errors that could potentially the impact of the results elections | @TristanNodalo
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The Cusi faction in PDP-Laban has issued a Certificate of Nomination and Acceptance for a possible presidential candidate, says the group's Secretary General, Melvin Matibag.

He refuses to name the nominee. It's also unclear if the nomination has been accepted. | @eimorpsantos
UPDATE: Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, president of the PDP-Laban faction backed by President Duterte, says their prospective standard bearer declined the nomination.

"Ayaw tumakbo," Cusi says in a text message. #TheFilipinoVotes | @eimorpsantos
Matibag says Pres. Duterte declined his nomination as PDP-Laban vice presidential bet on Sept. 30 & recommended Sen. Bong Go as his replacement.
The next day, the party passed a resolution nominating Go. Go filed his COC the following day | @eimorpsantos bit.ly/3DdYYHP
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Ako’y Tech Voc party-list hopes to represent electricians, other technical-vocational skilled workers in Congress. They want better opportunities for these laborers. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
@meltlopez First time to see a full national slate filing together. PH Green Republic Party files COCs led by Leo Cadion and Princess Magdangal.

Someone from the party filed last week pitching to cure COVID-19 by sitting on 12,000 volts. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
@meltlopez Presidential aspirant Cadion: Kami pong lahat, may NBI Clearance. Malinis po. Pinamumunuan tayo ng ilang tao lang, dekada na sila pero mahirap pa rin si Juan Dela Cruz. Ginawa nilang family corporation ang politika. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
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BREAKING: Presidential aspirant Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and VP aspirant Dr. Willie Ong arrive at the Comelec COC filing venue at the Harbor Garden Tent of Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila in Pasay City | LIVE bit.ly/3uFVYRw
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno files his certificate of candidacy for president

Dr. Willie Ong files his certificate of candidacy for vice president in the 2022 polls

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Davao del Norte 1st district Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez files his COC for reelection. He will be running under Partido Reporma, where he sits as party president. #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel

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@xianneangel First to file his COC at the Comelec NCR office today is Quezon City 5th district councilor Patrick Michael Vargas. He seeks to replace his brother, Rep. @AlfredVargasPH, who’s on his 3rd term. #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel
@xianneangel @AlfredVargasPH Joining Councilor Patrick Michael Vargas in filing his COC is Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte. She says she will also be with other members of her slate who will file their COCs for district representative. #TheFilipinoVotes | @xianneangel
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We go up close and personal: Mindanao civic leader Samira Gutoc tells us why she's giving the senatorial race another shot. #TheFilipinoVotes

Watch #TheSource with @iampinkywebb | LIVE bit.ly/3Ddjl83
Senatorial aspirant Gutoc: Some of my relatives almost ambushed me in Marawi. Sinasabi nila, 'Ayaw naming mahirapan ka. Mag-admin ka na lang'

Gutoc will run under the Aksyon Demokratiko party headed by presidential aspirant Manila Mayor Isko Moreno.
Senatorial aspirant Gutoc: I informed VP Leni, Sen. Pangilinan of my decision to join the Aksyon Demokratiko party
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A rainy Day 4 of the filing of candidacies for national positions in the May 2022 polls! Comelec expects more aspirants to file today until Friday, Oct. 8. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
@meltlopez First filers today are Narciso Solis, an aspiring senator, and Sonny Boy Andrade for president. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
@meltlopez Senatorial aspirant Solis, wearing a hard hat, says he’s a miner who wants to boost the Philippine economy. He supports President Duterte. #TheFilipinoVotes | @meltlopez
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LOOK: Supporters of presidential aspirant and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno are present at the Manila City Hall for today's flag raising ceremony.

Moreno is expected to file his COC for president before lunchtime. #TheFilipinoVotes | @dtdyumol
@dtdyumol Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and vice mayor Honey Lacuna lead the flag raising ceremony here at the Manila City Hall. #TheFilipinoVotes | @dtdyumol
@dtdyumol Isko Moreno on filing his certificate of candidacy for president: Today will be part of history and I hope it's destiny. #TheFilipinoVotes | @dtdyumol
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JUST IN: Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc files her certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2022 polls. #TheFilipinoVotes

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Gutoc makes it to the filing venue past 5pm. Her COC is accepted by Comelec as staff still processing 2 other sets of documents from party-lists | @meltlopez Image
Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc aspires for a Senate seat in the 2022 polls after losing in her first try in the last election. #TheFilipinoVotes bit.ly/2ZN5kPP
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JUST IN: Jinggoy Estrada files his certificate of candidacy for senator in the 2022 elections. #TheFilipinoVotes

Live blog: bit.ly/3kWaNfm Image
Estrada filed his COC a day after his half-brother, ex-Sen. JV Ejercito. They both lost in the 2019 senatorial race | @meltlopez Image
@meltlopez Estrada cites track record as a former 2-term senator, saying he’s among the ‘most prolific’ lawmakers next to Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago in terms of the numbers of bills filed and passed into law.

He wishes brother JV luck: I hope both of us will win | @meltlopez
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