philippine elections 2013
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Is Iglesia ni Cristo's bloc voting still strong in 2016?

May 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Recent scandals in the INC have cast doubt on the power of the church s bloc voting

Comelec fines 4,600 candidates over unreported expenses

Jul 15, 2015 - 8:11 PM

The poll body is set to collect around P52 3 million in fines from 2013 candidates who failed to report their campaign expenses

LP neophytes lose their bid for House seats

Oct 22, 2013 - 6:44 PM

The Supreme Court has dismissed the cases involving two Liberal Party neophytes who are fighting for their House seats

DISMISSED. The Supreme Court denied the petitions of  Liberal Party neophytes Toby Tañada and Regina Reyes. File photos

Pol ads boost ABS-CBN, GMA first-half earnings

Aug 13, 2013 - 5:09 PM

The two biggest television networks in the country book double digit growths in first half earnings

STRONG FIRST HALF. The country's biggest television networks record double-digit growths in January-June earnings due in part to political ad revenues

Barangay, SK polls registration begins

Jul 22, 2013 - 12:43 PM

The Comelec begins the 10 day registration period for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections

9M without biometrics cannot vote in 2016

Jun 27, 2013 - 6:41 PM

The Comelec starts taking biometrics July 1 Voters without biometrics can t vote in 2016

TRUST THE MACHINE? Can biometrics solve the problem of electoral fraud? Here are some points for concern.

Palace on 60-30-10: 'The people have spoken'

Jun 26, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The Palace brushes aside calls for a recount because people have accepted the votes

SC: Landmark party-list ruling is final

Jun 26, 2013 - 3:05 PM

The SC bars militant groups Bayan Muna Anakpawis and Gabriela from opposing a landmark part list ruling

NEW GUIDELINES. SC introduced new parameters in determining what groups could qualify for the partylist system.

It's final: Buhay gets 3 party-list seats

Jun 20, 2013 - 7:05 PM

The group Magdalo also gets a second seat the Comelec says

Barangay, SK polls registration set

Jun 18, 2013 - 10:14 PM

The Comelec says the registration for barangay and SK polls will run from July 22 to 31

SWS, Pulse Asia blast Comelec over 'threat'

Jun 18, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Survey giants join forces against Comelec over a threat to sue them

Disclose poll expenses, activists tell Aquino

Jun 17, 2013 - 4:00 PM

President Benigno Aquino III presumably used public funds to campaign for administration bets critics say

ILLEGAL CAMPAIGNING? Groups accuse President Benigno Aquino III of using government funds to push for the administration's senatorial bets. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Bets beat deadline on poll expenses, but...

Jun 13, 2013 - 1:29 PM

The Comelec declines to partially release expenditure reports

Finally, Comelec completes Senate tally

Jun 06, 2013 - 2:36 PM

Grace Poe keeps the number one spot while Gringo Honasan widens his lead over runner up Richard Gordon

FINAL PROCLAMATION. The national board of canvassers proclaims the last set of winning senators. Photo by Rappler/Roy Lagarde

Stop paying Smartmatic, critics tell Comelec

Jun 05, 2013 - 4:13 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr for his part blasts outsiders for making this plea

Palace wants 'transparent' election report

May 31, 2013 - 8:01 PM

The Palace says it s awaiting the full report on the discrepancies found in the election audit

Justice hits 'overbroad' party-list TRO

May 31, 2013 - 2:36 PM

The poll chief says The ball is already in the hands of the Supreme Court

On poor people's 'poor judgment'

May 31, 2013 - 11:14 AM

There is no benefit to democracy when the meaning of political literacy is held hostage by a moral elite

Early vote audit discrepancies no cause for alarm

May 29, 2013 - 8:42 PM

The public should not be alarmed over election discrepancies that initial reports revealed

SC order 'validates' party-list winners

May 29, 2013 - 11:41 AM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says the TRO on proclamations will not affect winning party list groups

SC order may dislodge party-list winners

May 28, 2013 - 3:09 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr bares the possibility of dislodging some party list winners from their seats

53 'initial' party-list winners proclaimed

May 28, 2013 - 10:55 AM

UPDATED The Comelec makes room for 5 winners that a possible SC order may affect

SC cases complicate party-list victories

May 27, 2013 - 8:59 PM

We will cross the bridge when we get SC s order poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says

Keep PCOS in precincts? Pay for it, Brillantes tells Gordon

May 27, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says it s impossible for the Comelec to heed Richard Gordon s plea

PH 2013 polls delay MPIC deals with govt

May 25, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Metro Pacific Investments Corp MPIC president and CEO Jose Ma Lim says the 2013 midterm elections have delayed some of the company s transactions with the government

SEVERAL DELAYS. Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) president and CEO Jose Ma. Lim says the 2013 midterm elections have delayed some of the company's projects. Photo by Lean Santos/Rappler

NCR, 8 key cities disprove '60-30-10'

May 25, 2013 - 11:18 AM

The totals reflect the alleged ratio but individual city results mirror variations that challenge notions of a fixed cheating pattern

Brillantes on party-list winners: Quite unhappy

May 24, 2013 - 6:26 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr laments the victory of groups it previously disqualified including Ako Bicol and 1 Care

Party-list winners proclaimed Friday

May 23, 2013 - 7:40 PM

The Comelec expects to finish to proclaim all winning party list groups next week after partial proclamations Friday

'Heavy traffic' blamed for transmission woes

May 23, 2013 - 4:16 PM

The poll chief says almost a fourth of PCOS machines suffered transmission problems

Did DQ ruling pull down Ako Bicol?

May 22, 2013 - 8:00 PM

The top vote getter in 2010 which the Comelec initially disqualified didn t fare as well in 2013

Official tally of votes for the 2013 party-list race

May 22, 2013 - 7:54 PM

Official results for the party list race as tallied by the National Board of Canvassers NBOC

Brillantes: Replace PCOS machines for 2016 polls

May 20, 2013 - 6:41 PM

The Philippines can manufacture its own automated election system by 2016 says the poll chief

IN PHOTOS: Stars of the proclamation

May 19, 2013 - 10:01 PM

The who s who of Philippine politics attend the new senators proclamation

Villar, Ejercito, Honasan to be proclaimed

May 18, 2013 - 6:28 PM

The Comelec will proclaim them as senators evening of Saturday May 18

Proclamations prove 'fast' system

May 18, 2013 - 9:19 AM

UPDATED By Saturday morning the Comelec has tallied 39 million ballots cast by 74 of registered voters nationwide

PARTIAL PROCLAMATION. The national board of canvassers proclaims 6 senators despite having canvassed only 24% of COCs. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Comelec's defense: We used faxed tallies

May 17, 2013 - 3:50 PM

UPDATED The Comelec issues the basis for its supposedly rushed proclamations

PARTIAL PROCLAMATION. The national board of canvassers proclaims 6 senators despite having canvassed only 24% of COCs. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Brillantes to quit if proclamation fails

May 17, 2013 - 12:36 PM

The poll chief threatens to resign – for the nth time – if the 6 senators that the board of canvassers proclaimed get dislodged from the Magic 12

PARTIAL PROCLAMATION. The national board of canvassers proclaims 6 senators despite having canvassed only 24% of COCs. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Comelec on UNA plea: Delaying tactics

May 16, 2013 - 7:05 PM

The Comelec denies anomalies over the deleted file over UNA based its plea to suspend Thursday s proclamation

PETITION. Vice President Jejomar Binay campaigns for UNA in this file photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

22% canvassed: Alan grabs Chiz's spot

May 16, 2013 - 3:58 PM

Based on the latest official count Dick Gordon is also out of the winning slate

Comelec to stop 'transparency' count

May 16, 2013 - 11:17 AM

4th UPDATE Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says this will take effect once the national board of canvassers starts proclaiming the winning senators

'BIGGEST WORRY.' Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says he's worried about something else other than the PCOS. File photo by John Javellana

Comelec: Fax delayed tallies

May 15, 2013 - 8:40 PM

The poll body wants to speed up the canvassing process

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Official tally of votes for the 2013 senatorial race

May 15, 2013 - 8:31 PM

The National Board of Canvassers NBOC is now tallying the official results of the May 13 senatorial elections The tally will be the basis for proclamation of winners

Dick is in; Team PNoy leads canvassing

May 15, 2013 - 6:21 PM

The administration ticket keeps its lead in the official tally

Comelec mulls 'diskettes' for stuck results

May 15, 2013 - 4:31 PM

This was not done in 2010 but may clear transmission problems this year says poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr

STORAGE SPACE. The Comelec is looking into an alternative means of transmitting results, such as storage devices.

Comelec postpones senators' proclamation

May 15, 2013 - 2:56 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr refuses to explain why saying the Comelec is still analyzing what is happening in the field

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

1.7-M canvassed; Team PNoy leads, 9-3

May 15, 2013 - 12:04 PM

Poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr says it s unlikely to proclaim all 12 senators on Wednesday

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Day 1: Only 2% of COCs canvassed

May 14, 2013 - 11:42 PM

Initially canvassed votes show a 9 3 lead that favors Team PNoy

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Singsons still dominate Ilocos Sur

May 14, 2013 - 4:54 PM

Chavit s sons secure gubernatorial and congressional seats

Official vs unofficial count: Which is which?

May 14, 2013 - 3:56 PM

Results published by media remain unofficial poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr explains

PH to meet 12 new senators May 15

May 14, 2013 - 1:44 PM

The Comelec will proclaim all 12 winning senators Wednesday evening

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II