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Here are the different strategies through which the 51 party-list groups consolidated their votes in the 2019 elections
Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says all candidates and parties, regardless of whether or not they won in the 2019 elections, must submit their statement of contributions and expenditures
Commissions on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez says more than 10 petitions have been filed opposing Cardema's substitution as nominee of Duterte Youth in the party list
The study also finds that promoting previous legislative work and platforms had very little impact on winnability
Former Akbayan representative Walden Bello weighs on the lessons learned from the 2019 elections
The fact that he also used his position as NYC chair to campaign for Duterte Youth and other Duterte-endorsed candidates is also a possible election offense
International Alert reports that most of the violent incidents in Mindanao during the 2019 midterm elections involved explosives and brawls, not guns
At least 19 groups consider the 18th Congress as their first foray into the House of Representatives. But not all are completely new to government service.
Election results data show that Gutoc received votes in all clustered precincts in Mandaluyong City
'If there’s one thing that this election produced, it’s the new and stronger leaders of the opposition, in the likes of Chel, Samira, and Florin'
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the claim is 'fake news and propaganda'
(UPDATED) 'I have not signed a reso (resolution) about giving due course to Cardema’s application for substitution,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
Senator Paolo Benigno 'Bam' Aquino IV honors the voters and campaign volunteers 'who took a risk' by supporting an opposition candidate like him
It's a heartbreaking defeat for one of the longest serving party-list organizations in Congress and a significant voice in the opposition
Senator Bam Aquino fails to secure a second term. What is next for him and the opposition?
Despite sustained government attacks on their leaders, Bayan Muna, Gabriela, ACT Teachers, and Kabataan manage to win in the party-list race
A number of the new senators also have their share of controversies, including being accused of violating certain laws and becoming subjects of investigations
Party-list group Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) tops the race, gaining the maximum 3 seats allowed in the House of Representatives
Follow Rappler’s real-time coverage of the national and local races in the 2019 Philippine elections happening on May 13, 2019
'Kung anong batas ang dapat gawin, 'yung batas ba na walang kwenta o batas ba na kapaki-pakinabang, alam ko na po 'yun,' says senator-elect Ronald dela Rosa
Commission on Elections Chairman Sheriff Abas says suppliers of defective materials will not be paid yet, pending the review of their contracts and possible violations
Reelected senators Grace Poe and Nancy Binay refuse to join their fellow winners in making the trademark salute to President Rodrigo Duterte
They also ask the poll body to cancel Duterte Youth's registration and investigate Ronald Cardema for alleged violations of the Omnibus Election Code
'Our country continues to need us and our best efforts,' says the former Liberal Party stalwart
A pressing question as Revilla heads back to the Senate is how he can make sure his office will not be used in the same scam again
'Tapos na 'kong manahimik sa pagbayad para sa mga kasalanan at pagkukulang nung mga ibang LP nung nabigyan sila ng pagkakataon ng mga botante,' says Kris as she defends her decision to vote for only 4 Otso Diretso candidates
Senator-elect Ronald dela Rosa recalls asking the President: 'Sir, any advice, any guidance, bago ako papasok sa Senado?'
The new senators include Duterte aide Bong Go and Marcos daughter Imee Marcos, wiping out opposition bets and tightening the President's grip on Congress
With 98.42% of all expected precinct-level results received, the Comelec ends transparency server operations at Pope Pius XII Catholic Center
The senator-elect says she will focus on poverty alleviation in the Senate
(3rd UPDATE) ‘In the certificate of candidacy form of a Cardema, he stated that he is qualified. But is he not over 30 years old?’ says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
Governor Jose Alvarez, Vice Governor Victorino Dennis Socrates, and two of 3 lawmakers are reelected, while another congressman is replaced by his sister
The Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur governors who sought House seats in 2019 win
(3rd UPDATE) When Bam Aquino hinged his campaign on the failures of the TRAIN law, he failed to take into account that President Duterte's popularity had recovered from that, says political scientist Gene Pilapil
While Malacañang attributes their victory to 'Duterte magic,' most of the winning candidates are also reelectionist senators or politicians with familiar names
(UPDATED) Out of the 7 reelectionist senators, two lose in the 2019 midterm polls
It's final: No opposition candidate in the 2019 elections makes it to the Senate
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says it has become so easy for organizations to win Congress seats even if they do not have 'defined sectoral constituencies'
The Commission on Elections holds a dry run of the proclamation of winning senators at the Philippine International Convention Center
Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president for external affairs and Otso Diretso senatorial candidate, says he admires Senator Kiko Pangilinan's courage during the tough campaign
'I'm very sorry to disappoint everyone, but it looks like today is not the day,' says Commission on Elections Spokesperson James Jimenez
The national government has started rehabilitating tourist destinations in 2018. Here's how voters in these areas chose their local leaders in 2019.
A total of 66 individuals from 16 groups participate in the review
(3rd UPDATE) Both LP officials claim 'command responsibility' over the loss of the Otso Diretso senatorial candidates, but party chair Vice President Leni Robredo does not accept their resignation
Lawyer George Garcia urges the Commission on Elections to proclaim the winning senators even without certificates of canvass from the US and Saudi Arabia
Two former NYC officials express dismay over the current chairman's actions
'The substitution of Cardema has not yet been approved,' says Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon
Senators JV Ejercito and Bam Aquino are the only reelectionist senators who sit outside the 2019 winning circle based on the partial, official tally
Samuel Co of the infamous Aman Futures Group defeats the incumbent mayor of Pagadian City in the May 13 elections
Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement