46 groups proclaimed as party list winners

Rappler.com
46 groups proclaimed as party list winners
Only the regional party Ako Bicol gets 3 seats, while 11 get 2 seats each. The 34 other organizations get one seat each.

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), proclaimed 46 organizations that won in the party-list elections.

The organizations’ nominees will occupy 59 seats in the House of Representatives starting June 30.

Only the regional party Ako Bicol got the maximum 3 seats allowed, having garnered 1,664,975 votes or 5.143% of the total votes cast for the party list.

Eleven organizations got 2 seats each, their votes ranging from 671,699 to 1,357,795.

The 34 other organizations got one seat each.

Below is the complete list of winning party-list groups along with the number of seats they have been entitled to:

  1. Ako Bicol – 3 seats
  2. Gabriela – 2 seats
  3. 1Pacman – 2 seats
  4. ACT Teachers – 2 seats
  5. Senior Citizens – 2 seats
  6. Kabayan – 2 seats
  7. Agri – 2 seats
  8. PBA – 2 seats
  9. Buhay – 2 seats
  10. Abono – 2 seats
  11. AMIN – 2 seats
  12. COOP-NATCCO – 2 seats
  13. Akbayan – 1 seat
  14. Bayan Muna – 1 seat
  15. Agap – 1 seat
  16. An Waray – 1 seat
  17. CIBAC – 1 seat
  18. AAMBIS-OWA – 1 seat
  19. Kalinga – 1 seat
  20. A Teacher – 1 seat
  21. YACAP – 1 seat
  22. DIWA – 1 seat
  23. TUCP – 1 seat
  24. Abang Lingkod – 1 seat
  25. LPGMA – 1 seat
  26. ALONA – 1 seat
  27. 1-Sagip – 1 seat
  28. Butil – 1 seat
  29. Acts-OFW – 1 seat
  30. Anakpawis – 1 seat
  31. Ang Kabuhayan – 1 seat
  32. Angkla – 1 seat
  33. MATA – 1 seat
  34. 1-CARE – 1 seat
  35. ANAC-IP – 1 seat
  36. ABS – 1 seat
  37. Kabataan – 1 seat 
  38. BH – 1 seat
  39. AASENSO – 1 seat
  40. SBP – 1 seat
  41. Magdalo – 1 seat
  42. 1-Ang Edukasyon – 1 seat
  43. Manila Teachers – 1 seat
  44. Kusug Tausug – 1 seat
  45. Aangat Tayo – 1 seat
  46. Agbiag! – 1 seat

After the proclamation, 2nd-placer Gabriela made a manifestation before the NBOC that 20% of the total seats in the House would be equivalent to 59.5 or 60 seats, and not 59 as earlier promulgated by the Comelec in a resolution.

Given the additional seat available, Gabriela said the computation for vote percentages should merit the organization 3 seats instead of just 2. 

The women’s group was advised to file a formal manifestation with the Comelec.

Commissioner Christian Lim also said the Comelec en banc will take up next week the party-list organizations’ motions to change their lists of nominees, before the poll body can issue certifications of proclamation to the propert representatives. 

The party list is a system meant to better represent marginalized sectors, as well as groups without “well-defined constituencies,” in the House of Representatives. 

The Constitution allots to the party list 20% of seats in the House of Representatives. 

A total of 115 party-list groups joined the 2016 elections. These organizations vied for 59 seats allocated for the party list. – Rappler.com

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