The Comelec said the watchers of the dominant majority and dominant minority parties shall be given preference if space in the canvassing is limited.
Artemio A. Dumlao
PDP-Laban is majority party, NP is minority; Hugpong gets nod
Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) - May 10, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declared the administration-backed PDP-Laban as the dominant majority party and the Nacionalista Party as the dominant minority party in the May 13 elections.

The Comelec also accredited the Liberal Party, Nationalist People’s Coalition, United Nationalist Alliance, Lakas-CMD, Workers and Peasants Party, Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino, National Unity Party and Aksyong Demokratiko as major political parties.

In a resolution, the Comelec said the watchers of the dominant majority and dominant minority parties shall be given preference if space in the canvassing is limited.

The political party of presidential daughter Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago and 10 other local political parties have been declared sole major local parties in their respective regions.

Aside from Hugpong, the other sole major local parties are ARANGKADA in Bulacan, Asenso Manileño Movement in Manila, Bileg Party in Ilocos Sur, Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod  in Davao City, KABAKA for National Capital Region,  MAKIMAZA in Zambales, Partido Abe Kapampangan in Pampanga, Partido Navoteno, Serbisyo sa Bayan Party in Quezon City and Unang Sigaw in Nueva Ecija.

According to the Comelec, several criteria – including the ability to field candidates from municipal level to senatorial positions – have been considered in party classification. Also considered is the number of incumbent elected officials belonging to a particular party.

2019 MIDTERM ELECTIONS COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS PDP-LABAN
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