Comelec urged to ban entertainment portion, celebs in 2022 poll campaigns

 

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker has called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to consider prohibiting intermission numbers or inviting celebrities who are not relevant to the candidates’ platforms during the campaign period for the 2022 national elections.

Iloilo Rep. Lorenz Defensor made the pitch Thursday, saying such rules could help avoid overcrowding and transmission of COVID-19.

“Baka pwede din ma-consider— karamihan po ng mga caucus o rally ng mga kandidato, meron at merong minsan pinakanta, pinapasayaw, minsan may nagdadala pa po ng artista,” Defensor said during the hearing of the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms.

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