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Tag: UST Comelec

12 bets to run for Central Student Council posts

March 20, 2015, 5:13 p.m. - TWELVE students, including three incumbent Central Student Council (CSC) officers, on Thursday filed their certificates of candidacy ahead of upcoming University-wide student council polls.

Eyeing the presidency are incumbent CSC secretary and fourth-year Clinical Pharmacy student Rosevielentine Rosales, who will run under the party Lakasdiwa, and third-year Management Accounting student Anna Mariz Mangalili, who will run independently.

Student council elections set on April 17

March 4, 2015, 12:20 p.m. - THE UST Central Commision on Elections (Comelec) has declared the third Friday of April as the official date of student elections starting this academic year, in a resolution released Tuesday.

Due to changes in the University’s academic calendar, “the commission sees the necessity of adjusting the dates with regard to election-based matters under the [UST Students' Election Code] (USEC) of 2011,” said Comelec Resolution No. 7.

This year’s local and university-wide elections will be on April 17.

Comelec junks LTC’s bid for accreditation

Jan. 27, 2015, 5:53 p.m. - THE UST Central Commission on Elections (Comelec) has upheld its decision to deny Lakas Tomasino Coalition (LTC) accreditation as a University-wide political party after failing to submit a requirement on time.

In a resolution Monday, the Comelec said LTC had failed to provide an updated roll of members despite  several deadline extensions.

“The Commission En Banc, constituting a quorum, failed to see a valid justification as to LTC’s failure to submit the required documents on time,” the decision stated.

Two political parties denied accreditation

Dec. 12, 2014, 11:33 p.m. - THE UST Central Commission on Elections (Comelec) has denied the petitions for accreditation of two university-wide political parties due to failure to meet membership requirements.

Alyansa ng Kristiyanong Lakas (AKLAS) and Lakas Tomasino Coalition (LTC) failed to accomplish the necessary documents for accreditation as stated by the UST Students’ Election Code (USEC) of 2011, according to a resolution released by the Comelec last Monday on its official Facebook page.

Lakas ng Diwang Tomasino (LD) was the sole university-wide political party to be re-accredited.