Super Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in numbers and images, one month after it hit
At least according to contributions' reports, it's not Teddy Casiño who was able to tap the support of the marginalized, but Nancy Binay who belongs to a political dynasty
Neophytes spent P6 and up per vote garnered, while re-electionists spent less than that – except Alan Cayetano, who spent more than P7 per vote
An NGO with startup capital of P90,000 gave P44M to JV Ejercito, while the family business with net income of P82M gave P136M to Jack Enrile
Among independent and 3rd-party candidates in the last elections, only 5 received significant contributions
Family friends who contributed to the individual campaigns of United Nationalist Alliance senatorial bets are mostly businessmen operating in the provinces
The election automation law requires a 99.995% overall accuracy rate for the vote-counting machines. The 2013 count fails to meet this.
Senators-elect who have yet to fully comply with election expenses reporting requirements cannot start their terms unless the Senate President allows them
The SC bars militant groups Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, and Gabriela from opposing a landmark part-list ruling
Eleven administration senatorial candidates received a combined P900 million in contributions. One bet – Jamby Madrigal – spent for her own campaign
51 out of 84 celebrities and TV personalities win in the 2013 elections. Most of the winners are re-electionists.
If the winning circle was based on the biggest spenders, two defeated candidates would make it to the Senate
The Bureau of Internal Revenue classifies unused campaign contributions as the candidate’s income and therefore subject to tax
The past two elections show that a number of party-list groups rely not on sectoral allies but on votes from geographic bailiwicks of nominees
(UPDATED) Only Risa Hontiveros of Team PNoy has not issued any statement on her failure to submit her campaign spending report as of Friday, June 14
Only 21 out of 33 senatorial bets submit their Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures to the Comelec
The Comelec declines to partially release expenditure reports
Those who fail to submit campaign finance reports cannot assume office on June 30, according to Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim
Rappler reporter Patricia Evangelista talks to Risa Hontiveros about family, privacy and why she lost in the 2013 polls
Thirty groups are covered by the latest decision, separate from the 52 that were covered by its April decision
Grace Poe keeps the number one spot, while Gringo Honasan widens his lead over runner-up Richard Gordon
He lost in 9 of the 12 provinces considered as strongholds of his party, the Nationalist People's Coalition, which vowed to campaign for him
The other Erap son wins in the same 25 provinces and 5 cities that delivered for his father and half-brother in 2010, but didn’t have as big a vote share as the two Estradas did
In the 17 local governments in Metro Manila, 11 mayors have been re-elected, while 6 will be governed by former mayors or relatives of outgoing chief executives
More district congressmen think the huge votes that Senior Citizens garnered despite its disqualification mean the elderly sector wants to be represented
The data are available – concerned citizens, watchdogs, IT professionals should study them, break down the numbers. And monitor PPCRV's random manual audit.
'We will cross the bridge when we get SC's order,' poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says
Campaign manager Drilon attributes loss of Team PNoy's 3 bets partly to the established Binay, Estrada 'brand names'
Consolation or cause for alarm? More than 2,000 clustered precincts with perfect or near-perfect turnout beat the national average of 70-75%
The 2013 polls were more inclusive of persons with disability (PWDs) compared to past elections, but much more needs to be done
President Aquino’s party is being accused of using the flagship poverty alleviation program of the government during the campaign period
The totals reflect the alleged ratio, but individual city results mirror variations that challenge notions of a fixed cheating pattern
To campaign veteran Sen Serge Osmeña, candidates Risa Hontiveros and Jun Magsaysay lost because they failed to stick to their message
Individual votes of candidates, as well as aggregate votes for each slate, vary from region to region. But when results converge at national average, they reflect the sentiment of the country favoring Team PNoy.
UNA campaign manager Toby Tiangco says 'there is no need to concede'
At the Team PNoy victory party, President Benigno Aquino III asked that his 3 senatorial bets who didn't make the cut continue to serve the country in their own capacity
Not all areas that delivered for Estrada and Binay in 2010 went for UNA this time. The traditional definition and formula for political bailiwicks are changing
Official results for the party-list race as tallied by the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC)
Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says groups in the same situation should file a manifestation with the Supreme Court to be proclaimed
UNA vows to continue its role of being 'constructive partners' of the administration
When somebody becomes too popular and ends up topping the count in most provinces, the No. 1 spot in one’s perceived bailiwick becomes even more coveted
Did the opposition's pro-poor campaign line resonate with voters? It is best to test this in the 10 poorest provinces.
The who's who of Philippine politics attend the new senators' proclamation
Gordon topped the senatorial polls in his home province of Zambales, where 3 other senatorial hopefuls -- Mitos Magsaysay, Ramon Magsaysay Jr, JC delos Reyes -- hail from
Re-elected, Koko Pimentel plays magnanimous to Migz Zubiri, whose party's special operations in 2007 deprived Pimentel a full term