House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal

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House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal
House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET).svg
CountryPhilippines
LocationQuezon City
Composition methodDesignation of the Chief Justice
Nomination by the House of Representatives
No. of positions9
WebsiteOfficial website

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) is an electoral tribunal that decides election protests in the House of Representatives of the Philippines. It consists of six representatives and three justices of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, who are designated by the Chief Justice. The equivalent tribunals for elections to the upper house is the Senate Electoral Tribunal and for president is the Presidential Electoral Tribunal. The tribunal is located at SET-HRET Building, Commission on Audit Compound, Quezon City.

Members of the Tribunal receive a monthly allowance of 100,000 Philippine pesos on top of their regular salaries.[1]

Current members[edit]

The chairman is always the most senior associate justice of the Supreme Court.

17th Congress (June 30, 2016–present)
Members Party District Term Membership
Diosdado Peralta Nonpartisan N/A Supreme Court associate justice (Chairman)
Mariano del Castillo Nonpartisan N/A Supreme Court associate justice
Marvic Leonen Nonpartisan N/A Supreme Court associate justice
Jorge Almonte PDP-Laban Misamis Occidental–1st August 8, 2016–present Representative from the majority
Rodel Batocabe Ako Bicol Party-list August 8, 2016–present Representative from the majority
Abigail Faye C. Ferriol-Pascual Kalinga Party-list August 15, 2016–present Representative from the minority
Jun Chipeco, Jr. Liberal Laguna–2nd September 13, 2016–present Representative from the majority
Jose Carlos Cari PDP-Laban Leyte–5th September 28, 2016–present Representative from the majority
Abdullah Dimaporo PDP-Laban Lanao del Norte–1st December 14, 2014–present Representative from the majority

Successful protests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diaz, Jess (August 8, 2014). "Reduction in Senate electoral tribunal's funding sought". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  2. ^ "MA. AMELITA C. VILLAROSA, PETITIONER, VS. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL AND RICARDO V. QUINTOS, RESPONDENTS". Senate Electoral Tribunal. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  3. ^ "Jimenez disqualified as congressman". Gulf News. 2003-03-07. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  4. ^ "MJ appeals disqualification from House seat". Philstar News. 2003-03-19. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  5. ^ "Laguna solon loses HRET appeal". ABS-CBN News. 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  6. ^ "G. R. No. 187478". Supreme Court of the Philippines. 2009-12-01. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  7. ^ "G. R. No. 185401". Supreme Court of the Philippines. 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  8. ^ "G. R. No. 222236" (PDF). Supreme Court of the Philippines. 2016-05-03. Retrieved 2016-05-31.