Akbayan urges Comelec to rule on MR
The issue should be resolved as “this could rob many Filipinos of the ability to choose from a genuinely qualified list of candidates
A petitioner in one of the disqualification cases filed against presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to immediately decide on its pending motion for reconsideration (MR).
In a letter submitted to the Comelec, the Akbayan party-list said it is only proper for the poll body to issue its ruling since “this decision is not just about one candidate.”
“It lies at the heart of what it means to have an election, and thus determine the future of our nation,” read the letter signed by Akbayan Party-list nominees Percival Cendaña and Raymond John Naguit.
With only 49 days left before the May 9 elections, the group said the issue should be resolved as “this could rob many Filipinos of the ability to choose from a genuinely qualified list of candidates, and completely contaminate and debase their votes.” Read More