Candidates who ran in previous elections and failed to submit their Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) cannot run in the 2016 polls without paying the fines imposed on them, Negros Occidental Provincial Election Supervisor Jessie Suarez said yesterday.
Leopoldo Sua, 52, who ran for congressman of the first district of Negros Occidental as an independent in 2013, yesterday went to the COMELEC provincial office in Bacolod City , this time to file his Certificate of Candidacy for senator.
It was a slow day yesterday at the Commission on Elections Negros Occidental provincial office in Bacolod City, with only one candidate for board member filing his Certificate of Candidacy at noon, ahead of his Love Negros colleagues who are set to file their CoCs this morning.
Five more candidates for mayor and four for vice mayor also filed their CoCs, reports from Comelec offices in the towns and cities of Negros Occidental yesterday also showed.
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9 others file CoCs
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
Former Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong (Neg. Or., 1 st District) is making a comeback to regain her seat in Congress in the May 2016 polls after she lost to incumbent Gov. Roel Degamo in the gubernatorial race in the 2013 elections.
She filed her certificate of candidacy at the provincial office of the Commission on Elections in Dumaguete City, at around 9:50 a.m. yesterday. She is running under the ruling Liberal Party.