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144 party-list groups get Comelec nod

Even if this is not yet final, since the Supreme Court will still have to decide, seeing Ang Ladlad in that list already makes us happy -- and gay. Expect Ang Ladlad to win three seats and win by a landslide over its rivals.

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By Vernadette Joven (philstar.com) Updated January 15, 2010 05:43 PM


MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) today gave the green light to 144 party-list groups to participate in the May 2010 elections.

In issuing Resolution No. 8744, the Comelec en banc allowed 144 out of more that 300 party-list groups that filed their manifestations of intent to participate in the coming polls.

Gay group Ang Ladlad was among those given the go signal to run in the polls.

The poll body previously allotted 200 party-list organizations but since the approved list was lower than expected, the length of the ballot to be used in the elections may be altered.

Meanwhile, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said that although disqualified party-list groups could still file motions for consideration before the Supreme Court, the poll body would no longer change the ballot once it is printed.

"We believe that we already have the final list of candidates. We have already done our part, and we would not sacrifice the conduct of orderly elections just for one or two groups who did not do theirs. Remember, the right to be elected is not an absolute right," he said.

Jimenez also expressed confidence that the Supreme Court will take into account the Comelec’s schedule before it makes decisions in connection with the coming polls.

Below is the list of party-list groups allowed to join in the May elections:

1. 1 ANG PAMILYA

2. 1-AANI

3. 1-ABAA

4. 1-AHAPO

5. 1-AK

6. 1-CARE

7. 1GANAP/GUARDIANS

8. 1ST KABAGIS

9. 1ST PRISA

10. 1-TUBIG

11. 1-UTAK

12. A BLESSED

13. A TAMBAY

14. A TEACHER

15. AA-KASOSYO PARTY

16. AAMA

17. AAMBIS-OWA

18. AANI

19. AAPS

20. ABA

21. ABA ILONGGO

22. ABAKADA

23. ABAMIN

24. ABANG LINGKOD

25. ABANTE KA

26. ABANTE TRIBUNG MAKABANSA (ATM)

27. ABAY PARAK

28. ABC

29. ABONO

30. ABP-BICOLNON

31. ABROAD

32. ABS

33. ACT TEACHERS

34. ADA

35. ADAM

36. ADD

37. ADD-TRIBAL

38. AFPSEGCO

39. AG

40. AGAP

41. AGBIAG

42. AGHAM

43. AGILA ng Katutubong Pilipino (AGILA)

44. AGILA Pwersa ng Nagkakaisang Magsasaka, Inc. (AGILA)

45. AGRI

46. AHON

47. A-IPRA

48. AKAP BATA

49. AKB

50. AKBAYAN

51. AKMA-PTM

52. AKO

53. AKO

54. ALAGAD

55. ALAY BUHAY

56. ALE

57. ALIF

58. ALIM

59. ALMA

60. ALMANA

61. ALON

62. AMA

63. AMANA

64. AMANG

65. AMIN

66. AMS

67. AN WARAY

68. ANAD

69. ANAK

70. ANAKALUSUGAN

71. ANG KASANGGA

72. ANG LADLAD

73. ANUPA

74. AP

75. APEC

76. APO

77. APOI

78. ARAL

79. ARC

80. ARCAPP

81. ASAHAN MO

82. AT

83. ATING KOOP

84. ATONG PAGLAUM

85. ATS

86. AVE

87. BABAE KA

88. BAGO

89. BANAT

90. BANDILA

91. BANTAY

92. BAYAN MUNA

93. BAYANI

94. BH

95. BIDA

96. BIGKIS

97. BINHI

98. BIYAHENG PINOY

99. BIYAYANG BUKID

100. BUHAY

101. BUKLOD FILIPINA

102. BUTIL

103. CHINOY

104. CIBAC

105. COCOFED

106. COFA

107. CONSLA

108. COOP-NATCCO

109. CPM

110. DIWA

111. FIL-MUS

112. FIRM 24-K

113. GABRIELA

114. GREEN FORCE

115. IVAP

116. KAAGAPAY

117. KAAKBAY

118. KABATAAN

119. KABAYAN

120. KAKUSA

121. KALAHI

122. KALINGA

123. KASAPI

124. KATRIBU

125. KATUTUBO

126. KLBP

127. LYPAD

128. OPO

129. ORAGON

130. PACYAW

131. PBA

132. PCL

133. PEP

134. PM

135. SB

136. SENIOR CITIZENS

137. SMART

138. TUCP

139. UNI-MAD

140. VENDORS PARTY LIST

141. VFP

142. WPI

143. YACAP

144. YES WE CAN

Source: Comelec Resolution No. 8744 (January 15, 2010)

Comments

Noldie Taroogs said…
congrats, danton, on the moral and legal victory of ang ladlad!

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