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Opposition supporters question Comelec over alleged anomalies

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 05:11 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Supporters of the opposition group on Friday questioned the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on alleged anomalies in the May 13 midterm elections. Members of Tindig Pilipinas and...

Malacañang expects Go, Bato, Tolentino to be independent as senators

Posted on Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday (May 16) said it expects incoming senators, particularly those who are close allies of President Rodrigo Duterte, to be independent when it comes to...

Guanzon questions NPO on ‘subcontracted’ printing of voter info sheet

Posted on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 08:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday questioned the National Printing Office (NPO) on its alleged subcontracting of the printing of the voter’s information...

End of an era? Estrada-Ejercito clan suffers crushing defeat in 2019 polls

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:44 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Is it time for the Ejercito-Estrada clan to take a break from politics? The clan’s patriarch, former president and reelectionist Manila mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada is losing...

Aklan mayor dismissed by Ombudsman wins in 2019 polls

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 04:53 PM | No Comments
The former mayor of Malay, Aklan, Ciceron Cawaling, who was dismissed from office by the Ombudsman, was proclaimed the winner of the mayoral race. Cawaling garnered 16,277 votes beating his...

PPCRV begins manual encoding of printed poll results

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 02:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) on Tuesday started its manual encoding of the printed election results after the May 13 midterm polls. The PPCRV...

Ex-CIDG Chief Benjie Magalong wins as Baguio Mayor

Posted on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 01:23 PM | No Comments
Benjamin Magalong was proclaimed as the new mayor of Baguio City. The retired police general garnered 41,2017 votes, beating Edison Bilog’s 22,609 according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) partial...

Comelec: No need to extend voting hours

Posted on Monday, 13 May 2019 08:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday said there is no need to extend voting hours despite some issues during the opening of voting precincts in several...

Duterte casts vote in Davao bailiwick

Posted on Monday, 13 May 2019 07:12 PM | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday cast his vote for the 2019 midterm national and local elections in his bailiwick just hours before the voting closes at...

Heavily guarded De Lima votes in Parañaque

Posted on Monday, 13 May 2019 06:07 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Monday afternoon cast her vote for the 2019 midterm elections after she was granted furlough by a Muntinlupa court. Under heavy...