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Robredo widens lead over Marcos in recount in 3 pilot provinces

Oct 18, 2019 - 7:03 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Results of the recount of votes in Negros Oriental, Iloilo, and Camarines Sur in the vice presidential electoral protest show Robredo with 15,093 additional votes

LEAD IN RECOUNT. Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo briefs the media after the Supreme Court has releases its preliminary findings of the PET on the electoral VP case. October 15, 2019 Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Why Marcos wants SC to investigate election materials in 3 Mindanao provinces

Oct 15, 2019 - 8:00 PM

To make his case that cheating and irregularities occurred in the 2016 polls, Ferdinand Marcos Jr cites the findings of a Comelec department in the protest of ex-Sulu vice governor Tan against former ARMM Governor Hataman

ELECTORAL PROTEST. Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr continues to challenge Vice President Leni Robredo's victory in the 2016 elections. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Robredo asks SC: Release initial vote recount results in VP protest

Oct 07, 2019 - 12:04 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyers argue doing so would 'put to rest any apprehensions' of both camps regarding 'speculations' about the possible results of the ballot revision process

VOTE RECOUNT TRANSPARENCY. Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyer Romulo Macalintal, together with legal consultant Emil Marañon, files their motion with the Supreme Court on October 7, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

FALSE: ‘New evidence of widespread cheating’ by Robredo in 2016 VP election protest

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:55 PM

This is a rehashed claim, based on an order from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal in June 2018

Screenshot of website article saying there is 'new evidence' vs Robredo in the ongoing election protest concerning the 2016 vice presidential polls

CHEAT SHEET: The Marcos vs Robredo electoral protest

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) There are 5 possible scenarios that can come out of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal's next resolution

FALSE: 'Final, official result' of 2016 vice presidential elections out

Sep 24, 2019 - 9:15 PM

As of posting, there are no official figures from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, which has yet to decide on whether or not to proceed with the rest of the recount prompted by the Bongbong Marcos election protest

Screenshots of false claims on the results of the 2016 vice presidential elections

Robredo claims recount win, Marcos calls it ‘self-serving assumption’

Jun 13, 2019 - 12:41 PM

Robredo claims that the recount in 3 pilot provinces selected by Marcos has given her 15,000 more votes, based on unofficial numbers from the electoral tribunal

ELECTORAL PROTEST. Vice President Leni Robredo claims victory at the Presidential Electoral Tribunal but Bongbong Marcos calls the claim "self-serving assumptions."

Marcos vs Robredo: Shading thresholds set aside in sorting out ballots

Sep 26, 2018 - 8:30 AM

To speed up the protest case, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal directs revisors to check the candidates' votes against the election returns printed from the counting machines

CONTESTED. Ballot boxes are retrieved from the town of Majuyod in Negros Oriental in September 2018 for the recount of votes in connection with former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s protest against Vice President Leni Robredo over the results of the 2016 elections. Photo courtesy of the Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Sotto’s 2016 poll fraud claim affects Duterte down to councilors – Robredo

Mar 09, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says questioning the integrity of the 2016 elections also means questioning the victory of all winning candidates

THE VEEP. Vice President Leni Robredo visits San Felipe, Zambales on March 1, 2018. Photo by OVP

San Juan recall petition doomed? Zamora urges Comelec to set poll

Feb 15, 2018 - 5:02 PM

The Comelec can only set a recall election against Mayor Guia Gomez by May 11, 2018

ROUND 2 WANTED. Losing San Juan mayoral bet Francis Zamora urges the Comelec to act fast on their recall petition's proceedings. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Malacañang defends Duterte tapping Facebook for 2016 polls

Dec 30, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says it would have been 'foolhardy' for any political candidate not to use the popular social networking site as a campaign tool

TOP CAMPAIGNER. President Rodrigo  Duterte delivers a speech at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on December 21, 2017. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Robredo supporters raise P6M to help with VP's protest fee

Jul 31, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The Piso Para sa Laban ni Leni group vows to complete raising the P7 449 million needed by the Vice President for her counter protest against ex senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr

'PISO PARA KAY LENI'. Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo raise funds to help her in the election case filed against her by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. File photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

A year later, Mar Roxas enjoys the quiet of private life

May 10, 2017 - 11:48 AM

The former LP president has kept mostly to himself save for the occasional camping selfie and food recommendation and when he had to speak up about the hero s burial for the dictator

RELAXED. Roxas during a trip to Orientel Mindoro during his 'Thank You Tour.' Photo from Mar Roxas' Facebook page

A year after defeat, Jejomar Binay back to what he loves most

May 09, 2017 - 10:09 AM

UPDATED Take a glimpse of the life of Jejomar Binay a year after he lost in the presidential race

WHERE IS BINAY NOW? Former vice president Jejomar Binay inside his home after casting his vote on May 9, 2016. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Comelec junks Lim's petition to disqualify Estrada from Manila poll

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:19 AM

The Comelec first division says Alfredo Lim s petition was filed out of time – 8 days after Joseph Estrada had been proclaimed

Facebook: Duterte among top 5 most talked about in 2016

Dec 12, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Over 10 million people went to Facebook to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte s victory and the tightly contested Philippine polls

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Aug 16, 2016 - 12:35 PM

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Robredo camp: Marcos Jr's witnesses are fake

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo s legal team says some witnesses in Bongbong Marcos electoral protest claim their signatures were forged or they were told to surrender their IDs for some government benefits

epa05356827 Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Junior looks on during a press conference in Quezon City, northeast of Manila, Philippines, 11 June 2016. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Junior has said he will file an electoral protest on over alleged manipulation of the unofficial vote count during the 09 May elections. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

Robredo replies: Why SC should dismiss Marcos Jr's protest

Aug 15, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says Ferdinand Marcos Jr has raised issues other than the results of the VP race and failed to show proof to back up his claims

Pledges come in to cover Robredo's legal fees for Marcos protest

Aug 04, 2016 - 2:30 PM

UPDATED Individuals and groups plan to help Vice President Leni Robredo as she faces the election protest of former senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr

PISO FOR LENI. Several individuals and groups online pledged donations to help Vice President Leni Robredo with the fees she will face as the case filed by defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos progresses.

Robredo fears legal fees, not Marcos' protest

Aug 03, 2016 - 1:50 PM

UPDATED Vice President Leni Robredo reiterates that former senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr s protest is baseless and she has nothing to hide

Abby Binay takes oath as Makati mayor

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Abigail Binay is the 4th member of her family to become the local chief executive of the richest city in the Philippines

BINAYS OF MAKATI. Outgoing Vice President Jejomar Binay looks on as his daughter Abby Binay takes her oath as the next Makati City mayor. Photo from the Office of VP Binay

Gov't funds in campaign? DSWD ready for audit – Soliman

Jun 20, 2016 - 6:20 PM

There is no such thing misuse of funds If there is then show me the evidence says Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Dinky Soliman

FUNDS MISUSE? Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon 'Dinky' Soliman said their liquidation reports are open for scrutiny to prove none of their funds were used for the Liberal Party's campaign.

Abby Binay urges Comelec to dismiss Peña's electoral protest

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Incoming Makati mayor Abigail Binay says Kid Peña who lost the mayoral race miserably failed to support his vote buying allegations against her

DISMISS THE PETITION. Incoming Makati mayor Abby Binay wants the poll body to dismiss losing mayoral candidate Kid Peña's electoral protest against her. Photo by Rob Reyes

Robredo: Local governance will seal partnership with Duterte

May 30, 2016 - 9:11 PM

The Vice President elect says that instead of renting an office for her at the expensive Coconut Palace satellite offices in the countryside is a better option

VICTORY. Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. proclaim Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (not in photo) and Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Leni Robredo as the country'€™s duly-elected President and Vice President, Monday, May 30, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

'Annoying chime,' drama, well wishes in proclamation

May 30, 2016 - 8:35 PM

With no Rodrigo Duterte in sight how eventful was the proclamation of the Philippines new president and vice president? Here s a look

Proclaimed: Duterte skips ceremony; Robredo, daughters in full force

May 30, 2016 - 4:18 PM

UPDATED Congress as the National Board of Canvassers proclaims the president elect and vice president elect exactly a month before they take their oath on June 30

ELECTED. The certificates canvassed by Congress show Rodrigo Duterte getting a total of 16,601,997 votes for president, and Leni Robredo 14,418,817 votes for vice president.

Duterte, Robredo to be proclaimed next week

May 27, 2016 - 10:35 PM

On Friday May 27 Congress finishes tallying all 167 certificates of canvass from provinces chartered cities and local and overseas absentee

IT'S OFFICIAL. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo win in Congress' official canvassing of votes.

Robredo wins as VP on late husband's birthday

May 27, 2016 - 7:24 PM

On the last day of canvassing of votes Rodrigo Duterte wins as president with 16 601 997 votes while Leni Robredo tops the tight vice presidential race with 14 418 817 votes

LAYLAYAN. Leni Robredo joins her supporters at her send-off at Quezon City Circle on May 6, 2016. Around 9,000 supporters from various sectors and marginalized attended the event. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Marcos leads with votes from Ilocano, vote-rich areas

May 26, 2016 - 11:37 PM

On the 2nd day of canvassing of votes for VP Ferdinand Marcos Jr edges out Leni Robredo his lead peaking at 1 9 million Robredo s votes from Camarines Sur and Mindanao help narrow Marcos lead

COMEBACK. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr regains his lead int he middle of the second day of official canvassing on Thursday, May 26. Photo by Rob Reyes / Rappler

Macalintal: Under voting doesn't mean electoral fraud

May 26, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Romulo Macalintal lawyer of vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo says under voting is common for all positions

LENI'S LAWYER. Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Ilocos Sur, Laguna, Davao del Norte canvassers ordered to face Congress

May 25, 2016 - 11:12 PM

UPDATED The number of votes in the electronically and physically transmitted certificates of canvass from the 3 provinces do not match

CANVASSING. Opening of the first ballot box during the start of the congressional canvassing of votes for president and vice president. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Roxas, Robredo win by slim margin in Aquino hometown

May 25, 2016 - 10:24 PM

Administration candidates Manuel Roxas II and Leni Robredo may have secured victories in Tarlac but they are not far ahead of their rivals

HAIRLINE GAP. Administration standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II and running mate Leni Robredo won in Tarlac province, the Aquinos' hometown, by only a few thousand votes over their rivals.  Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Marcos camp questions Cebu City COC over discrepancy

May 25, 2016 - 8:05 PM

The committee reminds candidates lawyers the only documents that need to tally are the electronically and physically transmitted certificates of canvass

CANVASSING STARTS. Candidates' lawyers watch congressional staff open the first ballot box at the canvassing of votes for president and vice president on May 25, 2016. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Data scientists call for responsible use of data in analysis, reporting

May 24, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Over 100 data science professionals also assert that a graph allegedly showing an irregularity in Leni Robredo’s surge in the tight VP race does not amount to evidence of fraud

What will Congress do with mismatched COCs, electronic count?

May 24, 2016 - 7:33 PM

The joint committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives adopts the rules for canvassing the votes for president and vice president starting May 25

OPENING. Senate President Franklin Drilon leads the opening of ballot boxes that contains the certificates of canvass. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Pimentel: Pinpoint specific COCs in canvassing objections

May 24, 2016 - 6:23 PM

You can’t allege there is cheating in the election as a whole You have to pinpoint which COC is affected by your allegation says the head of the Senate panel in the canvassing committee

SENATE PANEL. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III heads the Senate panel in the joint committee with the House of Representatives, which starts on May 25, 2016, to canvass the votes for president and vice president. Rappler file photo

Robredo vs Marcos: The long and winding road to the vice presidency

May 24, 2016 - 10:42 AM

The official canvassing of votes at Congress will provide the much awaited ending to the cliffhanger vice presidential race

Losing bets can't join canvassing of presidential, VP votes – Drilon

May 23, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Members of the 16th Congress will convene on Tuesday May 24 to set the rules that will govern the official canvassing of votes for president and vice president

CANVASSERS. Members of the Senate and House of Representatives will seat as national board of canvassers to officially audit the votes for president and vice president. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Why Sotto, Lacson skipped their proclamation

May 22, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Vicente Sotto III and Panfilo Lacson reveal their reasons for being absent from the proclamation ceremony for winning senatorial candidates

NO SHOW. Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson and Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III share their reasons for skipping their proclamation on Thursday, May 19. Lacson photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau / Sotto photo by Senate

Jejomar Binay's impossible dream

May 22, 2016 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay s name vast political experience and formidable political machinery are not enough to make him the 16th president of the Philippines What went wrong?

THE CANDIDATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay promises a better life for Filipinos during his miting de avance on May 7.Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

Duterte: Why wouldn't you cooperate? What would you get?

May 21, 2016 - 6:53 PM

In a pre dawn interview with Sun Star Rodrigo Duterte gives a glimpse of his presidency: commercial flights less provincial trips and the declaration of Lapu Lapu as a national hero

PRESIDENT-ELECT. Rodrigo Duterte faces  some executives and editors of the Sun.Star Media Group in an interview. Screenshot from SunStar

PNP chief: Bicol had 'most peaceful' 2016 elections

May 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Bicol had the most peaceful elections with a 9 5 grade in a scale of 10 says top cop Director General Ricardo Marquez

'PEACEFUL ELECTIONS'. PNP chief Ricardo Marquez talks with the members of the press after the post-election assessment on Thursday, May 19. With him is Bicol PNP regional director Chief Supt. Augusto Marquez. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

EXPLAINER: Audit of vice presidential votes? Here are the hurdles

May 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Should the Comelec grant the request for a special audit the Marcos camp can use it to delay and block some returns from being canvassed in Congress

Marcos camp on case filed: ‘It’s not about cheating’

May 20, 2016 - 6:42 PM

Whatever you do insert or manipulate in the system whether it affects the results or not is a violation of the Automated Election Law says Jonathan dela Cruz

SECOND ONE. Representatives of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr files another complaint before the Comelec on Friday, May 20. Photo by Patty Pasion / Rappler

'Naipasok si Dick at ang Kamao': Netizens react to new senators

May 19, 2016 - 9:24 PM

Social media users weigh in as the Philippines 12 new senators are proclaimed

Newly-elected senators: Can they work with President Duterte?

May 19, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Winners of the 2016 senatorial race weigh in on President elect Rodrigo Duterte s proposed policies on human rights curfew death penalty

NEW SENATORS. The Commission on Elections proclaims the 12 new senators of the Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

46 groups proclaimed as party list winners

May 19, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Only the regional party Ako Bicol gets 3 seats while 11 get 2 seats each The 34 other organizations get one seat each

NEW REPS. A total of 115 party-list groups joined the 2016 elections. These organizations vied for 59 seats allocated for the party list. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Kid Peña cries electoral fraud, plans protest vs Abby Binay

May 19, 2016 - 7:46 PM

The camp of winning mayoral candidate Abby Binay rejects Kid Peña s claims saying that Makati held clean elections

Photo by Mara Cepeda/ Rappler

Marcos camp to file complaint vs Smartmatic’s Marlon Garcia

May 19, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Lawyer Jose Amorado says Garcia violated the law on automated elections Republic Act Number 8436

COMPLAINT. Representatives of vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr will file a complaint against Smartmatic's Marlon Garcia on Friday, May 20.