10 months ACT a political party, should not serve in May polls – Tao Muna MB
By Leslie Ann Aquino The Tao Muna party-list wants members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) prohibited from serving as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) in the forthcoming May 13 polls. In a letter to the Commission on Elections, Tao Muna Secretary General Mohammad Fajardo said ACT is a political party under the party-list system and is actually a contender for a party-list seat in the House of Representatives in the forthcoming elections. “Under the Omnibus Election Code and civil service laws, public officers and employees are prohibited from engaging in partisan political activities. Thus, mere ... more