Tag: Comelec

Confirmation Hearings for Officials of the DFA, DAR, Comelec, and DOJ

On May 29 and 30, 2018, Sen. Lacson took part in the Commission on Appointments’ confirmation hearings for nominees to the Foreign Service, DAR, Comelec, and DOJ. They included:

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Sulpicio Confiado, ambassador to Egypt; and Akmad Sakkam, ambassador to Jordan

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John Castriciones, DAR Secretary

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Socorro Balinghasay-Inting, Comelec Commissioner

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Menardo Guevarra, DOJ Secretary

#PingSays: Will the House’s efforts to force Charter change put the Comelec in trouble? | Jan. 23, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on the House of Representatives’ efforts to go at Charter change alone.

Quotes from the interview…Β  Continue reading “#PingSays: Will the House’s efforts to force Charter change put the Comelec in trouble? | Jan. 23, 2018”

Garci Recommended Macarambon to Comelec Post

Citing at least two independent sources, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson maintained Friday that the appointment of Moslemen Macarambon to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is tainted with the β€œgolden hand” of former poll commissioner Virgilio Garcillano.Β  Continue reading “Garci Recommended Macarambon to Comelec Post”

Ping Scoffs at GMA Plan to Appoint Opposition at Comelec

Saying it is too late for President Arroyo to placate the opposition, Senator Panfilo Lacson yesterday scoffed at her reported plan to appoint opposition personalities as commissioners of the Commission on Elections.Β  Continue reading “Ping Scoffs at GMA Plan to Appoint Opposition at Comelec”