The Senate Electoral Tribunal is the sole judge of all contests relating to the election, returns and qualifications of the Members of the Senate (Article VI, Section 17 of the Constitution)
The Senate Electoral Tribunal shall steadfastly uphold the true will of the electorate as the sole judge of all contests relating to the election, returns and qualifications of the Members of the Senate.
The Senate Electoral Tribunal shall be a key partner in ensuring the integrity of the electoral process.
The Senate Electoral Tribunal shall resolve all electoral contests brought within its jurisdiction through just, expeditious, and inexpensive proceedings.
Love of Supreme Being, country and fellow citizens as manifested by:
Integrity: Consistency of thoughts and feelings with words and actions; and honesty and transparency in all dealings
Commitment: Dedication of self to the realization of the SET vision and to excellence in public service
Impartiality: Neutrality; faithful adherence to fairness and justice
Prudence: Care and foresight in the utilization and management of resources
Personnel Empowerment: Optimization of employee capability and potentials