Ako Bicol, Gabriela leading in official party-list canvass
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:
|24||A TEACHER, INC.||461,542|
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
Who won in the 2016 Philippine elections?
Check out the 2016 official election results through the link below:
- 2016 official election results for Presidential, Vice Presidential, Senatorial, and Party list elections
Check out the 2016 unofficial election results for the national and local races through the links below
- 2016 Philippine Presidential Elections
- 2016 Philippine Vice Presidential Elections
- 2016 Philippine Senatorial Elections
- 2016 Philippine Congressional Elections
- 2016 Party List Elections
- 2016 Philippine Local Elections