Ako Bicol, Gabriela leading in official party-list canvass

Michael Bueza
Ako Bicol, Gabriela leading in official party-list canvass
Rounding up the top 5 are 1Pacman, ACT Teachers, and Senior Citizens, based on 121 Certificates of Canvass in the partial, official tally as of Monday, May 16

MANILA, Philippines – Ako Bicol and Gabriela were leading in the partial, official tally of votes for the 2016 party-list election as of Monday, May 16.

According to the first canvass report for the party-list race, Ako Bicol garnered 1,658,063 votes, while Gabriela placed second with 1,354,180 votes.

One Patriotic Coalition of Marginalized Nationals (1Pacman) was in 3rd place with 1,297,157 votes, while ACT Teachers placed 4th with 1,157,825 votes. Senior Citizens was 5th, with 976,132 votes so far. (READ: Regions, provinces deliver votes for party-list groups)

This is based on 121 Certificates of Canvass received by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) out of 166 COCs, including the ones for local absentee and detainee voting results.

Here are the top 50 groups in the Comelec’s partial, official canvass as of Monday night:

Rank Party List Votes
1 AKO BICOL 1,658,063
2 GABRIELA 1,354,180
3 1PACMAN 1,297,157
4 ACT TEACHERS 1,157,825
5 SENIOR CITIZENS 976,132
6 KABAYAN 822,130
7 AGRI 816,364
8 PBA 769,147
9 BUHAY 754,876
10 ABONO 729,897
11 COOP-NATCCO 660,817
12 BAYAN MUNA 598,206
13 AKBAYAN 597,977
14 AGAP 591,889
15 AMIN 583,519
16 CIBAC 551,088
17 AN WARAY 499,459
18 KALINGA 492,463
19 AAMBIS-OWA 488,250
20 YACAP 466,001
21 ABANG LINGKOD 465,024
22 LPGMA 464,652
23 TUCP 464,091
24 A TEACHER, INC. 461,542
25 DIWA 459,769
26 ALONA 434,083
27 1-SAGIP 396,175
28 BUTIL 387,247
29 ACTS-OFW 362,733
30 ANAKPAWIS 358,304
31 ANG KABUHAYAN 343,078
32 ANGKLA 334,449
33 MATA 327,814
34 1-CARE 326,519
35 ANAC-IP 317,560
36 ABS 299,455
37 BH 296,822
38 KABATAAN 295,678
39 AASENSO 289,858
40 SBP 278,928
41 1-ANG EDUKASYON 274,536
42 MAGDALO 270,506
43 MANILA TEACHERS 265,178
44 KUSUG TAUSUG 244,630
45 AGBIAG! 240,071
46 ATING GURO 230,987
47 ADDA 224,636
48 A.I. 222,701
49 ALL-FISH 219,440
50 APPEND 217,516

The Comelec is canvassing the votes for the Senate and party-list races. The poll body aims to complete the canvass and proclaim the winners either by Tuesday, May 17, or Thursday, May 19. 

A total of 115 party-list organizations participated in the 2016 polls. They are vying for 59 seats allocated for the party list in the House of Representatives. (READ: PH party list: Making it more representative)

The distribution of seats for winning party-list groups is determined by a formula provided by the Supreme Court. They stand to earn 1 to 3 seats in Congress, based on the number of votes each group received. – with Gerard Lim/Rappler.com

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Michael Bueza

Michael is a data curator under Rappler's Tech Team. He works on data about elections, governance, and the budget. He also follows the Philippine pro wrestling scene and the WWE. Michael is also part of the Laffler Talk podcast trio.