Know who spent the most per voter?

Former San Juan Rep Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito-Estrada, who shelled out a little over P10 per voter, ended up spending the most per voter. This, despite the high recall of his father’s surname. Las Piñas Rep Cynthia Villar, whose husband sought the presidency in 2010, was next with her P9 per voter expense. The 3rd highest per-vote spender was Bam Aquino, former National Youth Commission chair and a relative of the President. Nancy Binay followed suit with P7.65 per voter, and SonnyAngara with P7.51 per voter. Rappler divided the declared campaign expenses of winning senators by the number of votes they got to determine the average amount they spent per voter. Findings showed that despite popular surnames and their relatives being incumbents, first-timers in the Senate race had to spend more than P6 for every voter convinced to vote for them.

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