Gov. Jim Salliman condemned the killing of the election officer of Al-Barka town on Tuesday, July 19.
Initial reports reaching the headquarters of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR) said Ruayna Sayyadi died instantly from gunshot wounds.
Gunmen killed a municipal election officer in an ambush late Thursday, June 9, in Piñan town in Zamboanga del Norte.
Two public officials in Basilan, the re-electionist Gov. Jim Salliman and Vice Mayor Roderick Furigay, candidate for mayor of Lamitan City, are poised to be proclaimed Tuesday, May 10.
The son of late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos commanded a massive early lead in the presidential election Monday, according to an unofficial tally of results that pointed to a historic landslide victory.
Despite warning that vote-buying or vote-selling is illegal and punishable by law, no one seems to pay attention.
Transparency International admits: “Vote-buying is a disturbing trend across Asia.”
Some 6,347 personnel personnel were deployed to guard 1,195 polling sites in the five provinces under the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
Zamboanga Sibugay has logged its first election-related incident after the arrest of the suspect in the killing of the vice mayor’s brother in Payao town on Sunday, May 1.