No liability seen in Leni advice on vote buying

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10/28/2021 11:15:00 PM

An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sees no criminal liability with Vice President Leni Robredo’s comment on vote-buying.

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Comelec/MB“I think it is not something that should have been said, but in terms of criminal liability, I don’t really see it,” Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said in a television interview Thursday, Oct. 28.On Wednesday, the poll official already expressed his disagreement with Robredo’s remark for voters to accept the money offered by candidates but vote according to their conscience.

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Jimenez stressed that vote buying is an election offense regardless of financial situation or noble intentions.“I disagree with the notion of taking the money and voting according to your conscience,” he said on Twitter.Jimenez added:”Di dapat ginagawa, at di dapat sina-suggest yan sa mga botante (It shouldn’t be done, and shouldn’t be suggested to our voters),”

When asked regarding the call of senatorial aspirant Larry Gadon for them to probe Robredo for her remarks, Jimenez replied:”To that, I would say, then we would have to probe everyone whoever said dat. And remember it’s not just one person who has said that, multiple candidates have actually said that.” headtopics.com

Meanwhile, Jimenez said the cash distribution activities being done by presidential aspirant and Senator Manny Pacquiao cannot be considered as “vote-buying” yet.“Under the law, there is nothing we can do about it because it is still not against the law. It is not yet considered vote buying,” he said.

“If they give out money during the campaign period, that will really be considered as vote buying in plain view. But it will have to be proven. It has to go through due process. So we will see the defenses of the candidates,” added Jimenez. Read more: Manila Bulletin News »

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Aminin nyo man o hindi eh sablay naman talaga ang sinabi ni Madam Leni. Praktikal sige tanggapin ang pera pero still MALI at ipinagbabawal nga sa BATAS ang pagtanggap ng pera kapalit ng pagboto. Huwag na natin paikutin SABLAY talaga ang sinabi at advise ni Madam Leni ok. NEXT. If it was BBM who got embroiled in this vote buying issue, expect these officials to bark without let up.

Unga Naman Mga UTO UTO At BUGOK! Na Mga DDS At MARCOS History Revisionist? Mga Dating BALIW! Baliw Ba Kayo? Masamang Pangitain Sa Administrasyong Duterte! Puro Kamalasan Nanyari Sa Mundo! Better To Oust! The Mad Of Asia To Stop The Killings! Bobo kasi ang kasaping COMELEC Commisioner na iyan. Pag pera ang usapan sa kanyang nakabahalang pananaw ay SUHUL O Vote buying maliban kung mapunta sa kanyang bulsa ang pera. !!

bayaran din, abugada yung Leni tas yun ang sabihin, ok daw tanggapin kasi galing din naman sa taxes etc? disbar nga dapat eh, abetting the people to do unlawful practices smh BringBackMarcos COMELEC's Jimenez finally realized how dumb his remarks were. VP Leni's advice to take the money & vote according to conscience should DISCOURAGE vote-buying. She even assured voters that there's no way anyone can know how one voted. Jimenez implied VPLeni was encouraging it.

Comelec spox counters Leni: Vote-buying a poll offenseAccept the money but vote according to your conscience? That should not be suggested to the electorate, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez says. Halalan2022 READ: Be real Comelec! You have boots on the ground, but it seems that you have a selective amnesia! ilegal talaga gawain na yan. An tanong: me ginagawa ba kayo para masolusyunan yung problema na yan?! Tsk tsk. Kung di pa nagsalita si vp.. Maryosep. Sos comelec ..tagal na nangyayari yan ngayun niyo pa sabihin ..play safe ..

What PH presidential aspirants say about vote-buyingThe Philippine vice president, Leni Robredo, earned a backlash with her advice on how to react to candidates engaged in vote buying. Ipinahiya mo ba ang bansa? Napaka unpatriotic naman ng panindigan mong tanggapin ang Pera. Kahit kinder alam na bad yon. Para sa lhat ng supporters ni VPLeni, Alam nyo kung maraming s inyo naabutan ng tulong ni VPLeni,ndi po sa kanya galing ang pera,sa kanya na galing wala syang pera na ilalabas para ipamigay.kaya dpat sa Pangulo pa din kayo magpasalamat dhil sya ang gumagawa ng praan pr s budget.

Comelec spox counters Leni: Vote-buying a poll offenseAccept the money but vote according to your conscience? That should not be suggested to the electorate, Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez says. Halalan2022 READ: Be real Comelec! You have boots on the ground, but it seems that you have a selective amnesia! ilegal talaga gawain na yan. An tanong: me ginagawa ba kayo para masolusyunan yung problema na yan?! Tsk tsk. Kung di pa nagsalita si vp.. Maryosep. Sos comelec ..tagal na nangyayari yan ngayun niyo pa sabihin ..play safe ..

Comelec, 'di sang-ayon kay Robredo ukol sa vote-buyingIpinaalala ng tagapagsalita ng Comelec na labag sa batas ang vote-buying. Comelec, so what are you going to do about the vote buying problem then? Comelec is delusional sa realities. They just need to accept that they are inept in controlling this. Why? Ano ba masamang mangyayare dahil sinabi yun ni Robredo?

Vote buying still an offense, Comelec spox insistsCommission on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez reminded the public that vote buying is still an election offense “regardless of financial situation or noble intentions.” | JEMendozaINQ JEMendozaINQ Unless the offenders are punished, this reminder will be ignored JEMendozaINQ Sabihan mo ang poon mo JEMendozaINQ Leni encouraged vote buying. Leni is unfit to be a public official. Encourage people to violate the law is someone is unfit to be running for public office.

Vote buying still an offense, Comelec spokesperson insists'VOTE BUYING IS AN ELECTION OFFENSE' Commission on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez reminded the public that vote buying is still an election offense “regardless of financial situation or noble intentions.” READ: Tell that to your boss who’s sending sacks of cash to his enablers.