6 months Be wary of dynasties, business interests in party-list groups, poll watchdog warns MB
By Minka Klaudia Tiangco At least 34 of 58 party-list representatives who might get elected in the May 13 midterm elections, based on a recent survey conducted by Pulse Asia, have links to political dynasties or elected officials, represent special business interests, or have questionable advocacies and nominees. Kontra Daya, a poll watchdog, revealed this as it urged voters to be wary of political dynasties and those with big business interests in party-list groups when casting their votes. “Kontra Daya reminds voters that the party-list system should serve the marginalized and underrepresented. Voters should be wary of party-list groups of ... more