Comelec Chair Faces Corruption Accusations

Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista will be investigated for corruption after his wife accused him of amassing massive wealth. Bautista is a lawyer who had a lucrative practice before joining the government, but his wife alleges that a substantial portion of his assets is not reported in his Statement of Assets and Liabilities, which is required by law. Lawmakers moved for an immediate investigation of Bautista, adding that it puts to doubt the credibility of the 2016 polls. More specifically, they are linking…

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