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This is the former vice president's first loss in Makati, where he has built a political dynasty
The Commission on Elections has recorded 43 incidents of election-related violence as of May 12
Commission on Elections Chairman Sheriff Abas says it is possible that the National Bureau of Investigation had 'no authority' to conduct the raid
By carefully choosing the right people who will occupy positions in the government, we are strengthening the foundations that hold our institutions, and our country as a whole, together.
The region has a history of election violence and recorded hundreds of gun ban violations since January
Rogelio 'Roger' Concepcion is a cousin of slain Balaoan town vice mayor Al-Fred Concepcion
On Thursday, May 2, the team sits down to discuss why it is important to keep an eye on local races in the 2019 polls and what are the things voters should keep in mind when dealing with local candidates
Isa lang ang balota na ibibigay sa iyo. Siguraduhin na tama ang iyong pagboto.
You get only one ballot and one chance to vote. Here’s a brief guide on what to expect and how to prepare for Election Day.
Our country needs men and women of integrity and independence, competence and courage, honesty and honor in our Senate so that they can take a stand on at least 7 of the critical issues that already confront us
Our politics is thoroughly personality-driven. When religious leaders throw their support behind certain candidates, they inevitably echo the divide according to existing political loyalties.
Hindi ako mangingiming bumoto sa kandidato kahit naghahabol sa survey, kung iyon ang pinag-isipan ko matapos ang katakot-takot na konsiderasyon, pangunahin na ang may integridad at kakayahang maglingkod sa bayan
Pag-uusapan nila Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan ang proseso ng pagboto at bakit importante ang pagkakaroon ng party-list representatives sa Kongreso
Police say past elections in Lanao del Norte were marked by 'intense political rivalry' exacerbated by the rido culture in the province
Suriin ang kampanya para masuri ang kandidato. Makikilala natin kung anong uri ng kandidato o pulitiko ang nakatanghal sa atin batay sa kani-kanilang paraan at moda ng kampanya
In a rare statement, retired military and police officials urge voters to choose candidates with 'manifest competence, honesty, dedication, morality, and patriotism'
The Supreme Court's status quo ante order involves polling places in at least 5 barangays in Sulu for the May 13 elections
Rappler talks to labor leader Ernesto Arellano about his Senate bid and priority measures if elected
Kung sa hitsura pa lang ay nanloloko na ang kandidato, paano mo pa ipagkakatiwala sa kanya ang buwis mong sapilitang kinaltas sa iyo?
Police say reelectionist councilor Jolomar Hilario was shot dead in his residence in Moises Padilla town, Negros Occidental
The Commission on Elections allays fears that declaring the entire Mindanao as an election hotspot is part of efforts to favor certain candidates
On Wednesday, March 20, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Dr Jose Ramon Albert, statistician and senior research fellow at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, about election surveys
The Fair Election Act mandates that the candidate, political party, and polling firm release the relevant information, like the methodology, the areas covered, the specific questions asked, and the margin of error, among others
EXCLUSIVE: The senatorial candidate gives away P2,000 to each of the families affected by a fire in Makati City. Government officials help arrange and coordinate his visits to fire survivors.
The Otso Diretso campaign makes an effort to distance itself from major controversies under former president Benigno Aquino III, like the Mamasapano and Dengvaxia scandals
In 2016, these local politicians supported then-administration standard bearer Mar Roxas
Otso Diretso bet Chel Diokno tells Hugpong counterparts: See you 12 noon, February 25, in Plaza Miranda
The opposition senatorial candidates are banking on word of mouth to help secure votes in the May 2019 elections
From former police chief Ronald dela Rosa to Senator JV Estrada, original and adopted alumni are welcomed by the Philippine Military Academy in its 2019 alumni homecoming
House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo appears beside presidential daughter Sara Duterte to personally endorse Hugpong ng Pagbabago's Senate slate
These account for 42.9% of all cities and municipalities in the Philippines
(UPDATED) The opposition slate settles with Caloocan as its kickoff venue, the city of Mayor Oscar Malapitan, a Duterte ally
A joint team from the municipal and provincial police raided the house of Eduardo Lopes Sr, chairman of Barangay Aglao in the municipality of San Marcelino
Authorities are still checking for proper Comelec gun ban exemption certificates the guns of Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago and 8 other people
The poll body also urges candidates and political parties to use environment-friendly materials in their campaign paraphernalia
The former adviser of President Duterte says his new senatorial campaign for 2019 needs his 'undivided attention'
For more than 3 decades, Macalintal fought for others to win in elections. This time, he is embarking on a whole new battle – the senatorial race.
These towns and cities fall 'Category 3,' meaning there have been incidents of election-related violence involving officials vying for elected posts
'It may just cause you to be more forthright with how much you’re spending when creating that content,' says Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez
How different would a Senator Harry Roque be from a Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque? Rappler interviews the People's Reform Party bet.
What are the challenges that reelectionist senatorial candidate JV Ejercito faces?
How will he convince Filipino voters that a leftist deserves a seat in the Senate?
Rival Edgardo Zaragosa asks Comelec to cancel Chavit Singson's certificate of candidacy, saying the political kingpin cannot be living in a small house with one parking slot located near a piggery
Rappler kicks off its #TheLeaderIWant series by talking to Pasig city councilor Vico Sotto
(UPDATED) Veteran journalist Ubac takes Roque's place as the latter decided to forge ahead with a Senate bid on the last day of filing of candidacies
'Kuha po kayo NBI Clearance (Get an NBI Clearance),' she tells Bong Revilla
From Ilocos Norte to Davao City, local bets rush to file their certificates of candidacies on the last day of filing
Despite being the youngest councilor in Pasig City, Vico Sotto decides to challenge the favored incumbent Robert Eusebio
Benjamin Magalong sees his run as a 'moral obligation'