Cusi-led PDP-Laban: Extend period to file candidacy, postpone printing of ballots

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Philippine Star December 31, 2021 | 3:53pm MANILA, Philippines — A faction of the administration party has filed a petition asking the Commission on Elections to re-open the filing of certificates of candidacy, saying the poll body ended the filing period too soon. In its petition, the Cusi faction of the PDP-Laban also said that the poll body is still working on pending petitions and cannot yet print official ballots even if the period for filing COCs and substitutions has already passed. The party also said it did not have enough time “to remedy the political vacuum” created by Sen. Ronald Dela…

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