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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) denied the registration of 126 party-lists for the 2022 national elections, Commissioner Rowena Guanzon confirmed.
“126 applicants for Party List registration were denied by @comelec,” Guanzon posted on social media. She added that more than 100 of the rejected applicants filed motions for reconsideration.
“[Comelec] must finish by Dec. 6. Final date for ballot prep Dec. 15,” the commissioner noted.
126 applicants for Party List registration were denied by @comelec— Rowena Guanzon (@rowena_guanzon) November 17, 2021
Filing fee paid kate, no Manifestation of Intent to Participate; lacking in members; no capacity to conduct a nationwide campaign.— Rowena Guanzon (@rowena_guanzon) November 17, 2021
Replying to a query on the reasons for disqualification, Guanzon cited the late payment of filing fee, no manifestation of intent to participate, lack of members, and no capacity to conduct a nationwide campaign.
Per the record from Comelec, some 270 party-lists filed for certificate of nomination and acceptance during the eight-day period in October. The final list of candidates for next year’s elections is expected to be released by the end of 2021.