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canvassing

making personal representation to individual persons to solicit their custom. Usually used in a political sense but also used in the sense of touting for professional patronage, considered to be an unethical practice in most countries.
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But Pimentel said nobody from the committee questioned the authenticity of the Davao del Sur COC or asked that its canvassing be deferred.
Romulo Macalintal, lawyer for Marcos' rival Leni Robredo, also said counsels of the candidates could only object to the COCs or ask for their inclusion in the canvassing.
Garcia wondered why the consolidation and canvassing system would print a canvass report ahead of the printing of the COC.
Alan Peter Cayetano said tackling this issue was already in the inherent powers of the joint canvassing committee.
Vicente Tito Sotto III earlier wanted to amend the canvassing rules to allow the issues for the positions of president and vice president to be tackled separately, but Sen.
Cayetano said tackling the issues for president and vice president separately is already in the inherent powers (of the joint canvassing committee) to decide on the merits of such objections.
Dela Cruz sought a separate canvassing for president and vice president as Marcos questioned the unofficial count of the results that showed Liberal Party's Leni Robredo leading with over 200,000 votes.
Drilon named the following as members of the joint canvassing committee from the Senate: Sen.
Meanwhile, from the House of Representatives, Belmonte named the following as members of the joint canvassing committee: Gonzales as chairperson; Dasmarinas Rep.
He named the following senators as members from the majority in the joint canvassing committee-Sen.
In the country's first automated elections in 2010, the canvassing of the results took only a week before winning Pres.
Kaninang hapon (Earlier in the afternoon), nakipagmeeting kami with Senate President (Franklin) Drilon and House Speaker (Feliciano) Belmonte and we basically exchanged notes in respect to the canvassing process.