Uber Digests | Election Law
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Election Law

Rodolfo Fariñas vs Executive Secretary

417 SCRA 503 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – The Legislative Department – How a Bill Becomes a Law – Bicameral Conference Committee – Enrolled Bill Doctrine Equal Protection […]

May 31, 2015

Romulo Macalintal vs Commission on Elections

Political Law – Election Laws – Absentee Voters Act – Proclamation of Winners in a National Elections Romulo Macalintal, as a lawyer and a taxpayer, questions the validity of the […]

March 20, 2013

AKBAYAN-Youth vs Commission on Election

Political Law – Election Laws – Right of Suffrage – Extension of Voters Registration On January 25, 2001, AKBAYAN-Youth, together with other youth movements sought the extension of the registration […]

February 26, 2013

Lynette Garvida vs Florencio Sales, Jr.

271 SCRA 767 – Law on Public Officers – Ineligibility – SK Chairman – “Labo Doctrine” Applied In 1996, Lynette Garvida filed her candidacy to the position of Chairman of […]

January 4, 2013

Ramon Labo, Jr. vs Commission on Elections

176 SCRA 1 – Law on Public Officers – Election Laws – Citizenship of a Public Officer – Dual Citizenship – Labo Doctrine  In 1988, Ramon Labo, Jr. was elected […]

December 3, 2012

Juan Frivaldo vs Commission on Elections

174 SCRA 245 – Law on Public Officers – Citizenship of a Public Officer  In 1988, Juan Frivaldo won as governor of Sorsogon. Salvador Estuye, President of the League of […]

November 26, 2012

David Aguila vs Melecio Genato

103 SCRA 380 – Law on Public Officers – No Vested Right to a Public Office – Continuing Eligibility  Dominador Borje was an elected member of the Board of Directors […]

November 26, 2012

Pablo Ocampo vs House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal

432 SCRA 144 – Political Law – Election Law – Second Placer Cannot Be Declared the Winner In May 2001, Mario Crespo, also known as Mark Jimenez, was declared as the elected […]

January 2, 2012

Sixto Brillantes, Jr. vs Haydee Yorac

192 SCRA 358 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Constitutional Commissions – The Commission on Elections – COMELEC’s Constitutional Independence In December 1989, a coup attempt occurred prompting the […]

October 26, 2011

Rogelio Bagabuyo vs Commission on Elections

573 SCRA 290 – Political Law – Local Government – Reapportionment Municipal Corporation – Plebiscite Cagayan de Oro used to have only one legislative district. But in 2006, CdO Congressman Constantino […]

June 23, 2011

Bai Sandra Sema vs Commission on Elections

558 SCRA 700 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Creation of LGUs by Autonomous Regions (ARMM) – Population Requirement The Province of Maguindanao is part of ARMM. Cotabato City […]

June 23, 2011

Amelito Mutuc vs Commission on Elections

36 SCRA 228 – Statutory Construction – Ejusdem Generis  Political Law – Bill of Rights – Freedom of Expression Amelito Mutuc was a candidate for delegate to the Constitutional Convention […]

November 6, 2010