speakership


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the position of Speaker

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Duterte decried the reported intervention of Cabinet officials, declaring on Tuesday that he will seek the speakership.
Velasco, the bet of majority party PDP-Laban for the speakership, earlier rejected the proposal as it would divide the lower chamber of Congress.
The Party-list Coalition-with its 61 members-will do a bloc voting during the speakership election next month.
Fending off relentless lobbying by speakership aspirants, Duterte said last week his personal preference is a term-sharing setup, with Cayetano taking the first 15 months as Speaker, and Marinduque Rep.
Complicating the speakership contest, however, are the President's own children, Paolo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who have formed the so-called Duterte Coalition, apart from Cayetano's own coalition-building.
" It was not an easy win for Cayetano in the bitterly fought Speakership race.
With 167 congressmen allegedly signing a manifesto of support for a Romualdez speakership, there is a strong likelihood he can win the speakership election, if conducted.
Just over the weekend, Duterte urged those who are eyeing to become the House Speaker to stop dragging his name from the speakership issues.
Hon Ogor disclosed that by this directive, members are now free to associate and support any the APC speakership aspirants of their choice freely.
The undecided position of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, on the speakership seems to be adding fodder to the flickering flames of agitation and jostling for the seat.
Qaiser received 176 votes to be elected to the speakership, whereas Shah got 146 votes.
According to the PMLQ's source, after getting green signal for the Speakership from PTI's leadership, Pervaiz Elahi has geared up making contacts with newly elected independent and PML-N MPAs.
The purpose of these contacts by Pervaiz Elahi is to get maximum votes for the Speakership of Punjab Assembly in election.
NNA - Newly-elected lawmaker Sami Fatfat indicated that the Future parliamentary bloc will convene on forthcoming Tuesday to announce its decision on the House speakership. "The bloc will meet next Tuesday to announce a unified position on the speakership; before that date, there is no official stance for the bloc," Fatfat told an interview with Voice of Lebanon (VDL-93.3) radio station on Thursday.
Without the vote, DeLeo's speakership would have ended in January 2017.