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TV still candidates' platform of choice in 2016 elections

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Radio comes second to TV in terms of ad buys from the candidates, research by PCIJ shows

TV still candidates' platform of choice in 2016 elections

55 print, TV, radio outfits did not submit all pol ads docs?

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Like wayward candidates, many media agencies also failed to file reports with the poll body, in defiance of their obligation in law

55 print, TV, radio outfits did not submit all pol ads docs?

Bautista's alleged corruption casts doubt on 2016 poll results – senators

Aug 07, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The Senate is set to investigate the issue hounding Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista

Bautista's alleged corruption casts doubt on 2016 poll results – senators

Deadline for 2nd tranche payment of Robredo’s protest fee extended

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo was earlier required to settle payment of the balance of the protest fee on July 14

Deadline for 2nd tranche payment of Robredo’s protest fee extended

Bongbong vs Leni: 2016 'election fingerprints' in possible recount areas

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:01 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Election results in these provinces may be up for recount, if the Presidential Electoral Tribunal grants the petitions of Marcos and Robredo in their respective protests

Bongbong vs Leni: 2016 'election fingerprints' in possible recount areas

Marcos completes payment of P66.2-M electoral protest fee

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:40 PM

Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr pays the remaining balance of his fee prior to the conduct of the preliminary hearing on his electoral protest and Vice President Leni Robredo's counter-protest

Marcos completes payment of P66.2-M electoral protest fee

2016 Bongbong vs Leni poll protest: What ARMM 'election fingerprints' say

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:31 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Can election data back up Bongbong Marcos' request to annul results in 3 provinces in the ARMM?

2016 Bongbong vs Leni poll protest: What ARMM 'election fingerprints' say

Duterte supporters allege cheating in presidential polls

Jun 06, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Without presenting proof, Duterte Youth chairman Ronald Cardema claims that President Rodrigo Duterte should have gotten 'more than 20 million votes'

Duterte supporters allege cheating in presidential polls

A year later, Mar Roxas enjoys the quiet of private life

May 10, 2017 - 11:48 AM

The former LP president has kept mostly to himself, save for the occasional camping selfie and food recommendation, and when he had to speak up about the hero's burial for the dictator

A year later, Mar Roxas enjoys the quiet of private life

One year after loss, life goes on for Grace Poe at the Senate

May 09, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Once a rival of President Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Grace Poe is now part of the Senate majority bloc, generally supportive of his administration

One year after loss, life goes on for Grace Poe at the Senate

Images from 2016: The day we elected Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo

May 09, 2017 - 5:06 PM

It's been a year since the 2016 elections. Revisit Rappler's #PHvote microsite – it doesn't disappoint with the wealth of stories from that whirlwind of a day.

Images from 2016: The day we elected Rodrigo Duterte and Leni Robredo

A year after defeat, Jejomar Binay back to what he loves most

May 09, 2017 - 10:09 AM

(UPDATED) Take a glimpse of the life of Jejomar Binay a year after he lost in the presidential race

A year after defeat, Jejomar Binay back to what he loves most

Robredo lawyer: Marcos' claim about SD cards just a publicity stunt

Jan 30, 2017 - 2:20 PM

'Marcos' motion for preliminary conference never mentioned these 13 SD cards precisely because they are not even part of his election protest,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal

Robredo lawyer: Marcos' claim about SD cards just a publicity stunt

Marcos urges SC to proceed with election protest

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr files a petition before the Supreme Court, seeking to start the preliminary conference of his protest against Vice President Leni Robredo

Marcos urges SC to proceed with election protest

[WATCH] 2016: Change is here

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:26 AM

From the 2016 Duterte election win, the war on drugs, the weaponization of the internet, Trump’s victory and Manila’s shift from U.S. to China — it was a year that turned traditional politics upside down. Watch Rappler's 2016 yearender

[WATCH] 2016: Change is here

For his victory, Duterte says he owes Imee Marcos, 3 other governors

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:17 PM

The President also names Jose Zubiri and Abet Garcia as among the governors who helped him win

For his victory, Duterte says he owes Imee Marcos, 3 other governors

Party-list group asks SC to order probe into vote count discrepancy

Dec 15, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Consla says PPCRV counted at least 523,753 votes, but Comelec's canvassing results showed 213,814 votes for Consla. The poll body has refused to investigate.

Party-list group asks SC to order probe into vote count discrepancy

2016: The year the Marcoses had it so good

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:41 PM

How the Marcos family has come full circle 3 decades after being ousted from Malacañang

2016: The year the Marcoses had it so good

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM

Hello! Here's a round-up of news you need to know this Tuesday

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Facebook: Duterte among top 5 most talked about in 2016

Dec 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Over 10 million people went to Facebook to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte's victory and the tightly contested Philippine polls

Facebook: Duterte among top 5 most talked about in 2016

Top 10 moments on Twitter in 2016 for the Philippines

Dec 06, 2016 - 6:00 AM

Moments involving AlDub, JaDine, #PresidentDuterte, #MarcosBurial, Manny Pacquiao, and Pia Wurtzbach are among the top

Top 10 moments on Twitter in 2016 for the Philippines

Marcos to Robredo: Why are you afraid of vote recount?

Nov 22, 2016 - 1:07 AM

The camp of former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr uses the same metaphor used by Vice President Leni Robredo about his father's burial, saying the real 'thief in the night' was Robredo's poll victory

Marcos to Robredo: Why are you afraid of vote recount?

Robredo: Have faith SC will be fair in Marcos election protest

Nov 21, 2016 - 5:45 PM

Speculations about the Supreme Court favoring Bongbong Marcos in the election case intensifies after it ruled to allow a hero's burial for former President Ferdinand Marcos

Robredo: Have faith SC will be fair in Marcos election protest

Comelec junks poll protest vs Cagayan governor

Nov 19, 2016 - 2:03 PM

The Comelec Second Division says the election protest of defeated gubernatorial bet Cristina Antonio is 'insufficient in form and content'

Comelec junks poll protest vs Cagayan governor

Part 2: Hillary and Donald: American politics into the abyss?

Nov 07, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The positions have reversed: this time it is the Filipino trapo of the former colony who is showing his American counterpart how to win and retain power.

Part 2: Hillary and Donald: American politics into the abyss?

Marcos to appeal dismissal of complaint over hash code issue

Nov 03, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Lawyer Vic Rodriguez says the Manila City Prosecutor's Office 'downplayed the admissions on the unauthorized change' in the election server

Marcos to appeal dismissal of complaint over hash code issue

Can Comelec probe Marcos donation to Duterte?

Oct 12, 2016 - 4:45 PM

'The Comelec cannot act unless a formal complaint has been lodged,' Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez tells Rappler

Can Comelec probe Marcos donation to Duterte?

Duterte donor Imee Marcos not in his SOCE

Oct 11, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Referring to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos' donation, President Rodrigo Duterte says, 'Si Imee pa ang nagbigay. Sabi niya inutang daw niya'

Duterte donor Imee Marcos not in his SOCE

SC: Senator Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino

Sep 20, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Voting 9-3, the High Court says in its decision: 'Private respondent Mary Grace Poe-Llamanzares is a natural-born Filipino citizen qualified to hold office as Senator of the Republic.'

SC: Senator Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino

SC asked to decide Grace Poe’s citizenship case

Sep 08, 2016 - 10:51 PM

Rizalito David has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the Senate Electoral Tribunal's decision that favored Grace Poe. He files a motion to resolve the case 'for the best interest of all concerned as well as the nation'

SC asked to decide Grace Poe’s citizenship case

'Practical' to postpone barangay, SK elections – Alvarez

Aug 25, 2016 - 3:16 PM

President Duterte himself is in favor of it, as several lawmakers file bills and resolutions seeking to move the elections to October 2018

'Practical' to postpone barangay, SK elections – Alvarez

Comelec division junks ex-Bacolod mayor Puentevella's protest

Aug 22, 2016 - 7:30 AM

The Comelec First Division says Monico Puentevella's election protest against Mayor Evelio Leonardia is baseless and does not show the need for a manual recount

Comelec division junks ex-Bacolod mayor Puentevella's protest

2016 elections 'more credible' than 2010 polls – survey

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:32 PM

In a recent Pulse Asia survey, 63% of respondents describe the 2016 elections as 'more credible' than the 2010 polls

2016 elections 'more credible' than 2010 polls – survey

Comelec asks SC to allow 'back up' of files amid Marcos case

Aug 16, 2016 - 9:14 PM

The SC, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, directs the Comelec to send a copy of this request to Vice President Leni Robredo and Ferdinand Marcos Jr

Comelec asks SC to allow 'back up' of files amid Marcos case

SC dismisses Roxas electoral protest vs Binay

Aug 16, 2016 - 7:50 PM

'It will be an exercise in futility...to conduct a revision and engage in academic discussion in order to determine who really won as vice president in the 2010 elections'

SC dismisses Roxas electoral protest vs Binay

Robredo vs Marcos, Duterte on terrorism, Eric Cray | 12PM wRap

Aug 16, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Watch the 12PM wRap with Chay Hofileña

Robredo vs Marcos, Duterte on terrorism, Eric Cray | 12PM wRap

Robredo camp: Marcos Jr's witnesses are fake

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo's legal team says some witnesses in Bongbong Marcos' electoral protest claim their signatures were forged, or they were told to surrender their IDs for some government benefits

Robredo camp: Marcos Jr's witnesses are fake

Robredo replies: Why SC should dismiss Marcos Jr's protest

Aug 15, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says Ferdinand Marcos Jr has raised issues other than the results of the VP race, and failed to show proof to back up his claims

Robredo replies: Why SC should dismiss Marcos Jr's protest

Marcos camp urges SC to act on Comelec's 'stripping' of vote count machines

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:36 PM

The camp of losing vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr earlier questioned the poll body's intervention of the election paraphernalia amid the SC protection order

Marcos camp urges SC to act on Comelec's 'stripping' of vote count machines

Ex-Comelec Commissioner Sarmiento to chair PPCRV

Aug 15, 2016 - 11:50 AM

Former Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento succeeds Ambassador Henrietta 'Tita' de Villa, who co-founded election watchdog PPCRV in 1991

Ex-Comelec Commissioner Sarmiento to chair PPCRV

Why Leni Robredo should file a counter-protest vs Marcos Jr

Aug 09, 2016 - 9:00 AM

'To offset any potential votes that Marcos will gain in the recount, it is both strategic and necessary for the VP to take a counter-offensive.... A counter-protest, however, is as expensive as filing a protest.'

Why Leni Robredo should file a counter-protest vs Marcos Jr

Pledges come in to cover Robredo's legal fees for Marcos protest

Aug 04, 2016 - 2:30 PM

(UPDATED) Individuals and groups plan to help Vice President Leni Robredo as she faces the election protest of former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr

Pledges come in to cover Robredo's legal fees for Marcos protest

Robredo fears legal fees, not Marcos' protest

Aug 03, 2016 - 1:50 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates that former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr's protest is baseless, and she has nothing to hide

Robredo fears legal fees, not Marcos' protest

SC grants Marcos petition to protect poll materials

Aug 02, 2016 - 3:12 PM

The Presidential Electoral Tribunal orders the Comelec to protect all poll materials relevant to the election protest filed by former senator Bongbong Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo

SC grants Marcos petition to protect poll materials

Robredo to critics online: 'It’s now time to be supportive'

Jul 30, 2016 - 12:16 PM

'This should be a time when everyone should be supportive already of the administration. Supportive but engaged; supportive but critical,' the Vice President says

Robredo to critics online: 'It’s now time to be supportive'

Macalintal on 'secret servers': Marcos just dreaming of victory

Jul 26, 2016 - 2:40 PM

The alleged servers 'have nothing to do with the results of the election for any position,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal on the controversy over the 2016 vice presidential race

Macalintal on 'secret servers': Marcos just dreaming of victory

'10 days not enough to answer Marcos election protest'

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Lawyer Romulo Macalintal says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr's election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo is 'the longest' ever filed in the country

'10 days not enough to answer Marcos election protest'

Registration for 2016 barangay, SK polls set for July 15-30

Jul 07, 2016 - 8:46 PM

The village and youth council elections will be on October 31

Registration for 2016 barangay, SK polls set for July 15-30

WATCH: The 2016 elections' funniest moments

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:55 PM

From the amusing to the absurd, the campaign season didn't lack in humorous moments

WATCH: The 2016 elections' funniest moments

Marcos protests Robredo victory on eve of oath-taking

Jun 29, 2016 - 4:31 PM

(UPDATED) Defeated vice presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr files his election protest before the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal

Marcos protests Robredo victory on eve of oath-taking