2019 2019 Philippine elections - updates

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Pagadian exec linked to pyramid scam wins as mayor

May 20, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Samuel Co of the infamous Aman Futures Group defeats the incumbent mayor of Pagadian City in the May 13 elections

VICTORIOUS. PDP LABAN mayoral bet Samuel Co arise victorious as he was proclaimed as the winner for 2019 election bid on Saturday, May 18. Photo by Stephen Bryan Esic

Bayron keeps position as Puerto Princesa mayor

May 14, 2019 - 9:13 AM

Reelectionist Puerto Princesa Mayor Lucilo Bayron secures a third term

Photo by Keith Anthny Fabro

[OPINION] Despite the ifs and buts, millennials should go out and vote

May 12, 2019 - 2:00 PM

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.

On Labor Day, rival groups ask voters to elect senators who 'truly' represent workers

May 01, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'

LABOR DAY. Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno march to Mendiola, Manila as part of their Labor Day activity on May 1, 2019. Phoyo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

#TheLeaderIWant: Allan Montaño and the labor vote

Apr 08, 2019 - 3:42 PM

Rappler reporter Aika Rey speaks to Labor Win candidate Allan Montaño about his Senate bid and priority measures if elected

Apolitical? Bong Go posters displayed at Liga ng mga Barangay event – Alejano

Mar 06, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the campaign jingle of administration senatorial bet Bong Go was also played outside the venue

'NOT APOLITICAL.' Campaign posters of administration senatorial candidate Bong Go are displayed during the Liga ng mga Barangay event held from February 25 to 27. Photo by Valerie Escalera/Presidential Photo

Cebu gubernatorial candidate Boyet Cortes dies

Feb 03, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Roliveth 'Boyet' Cortes reportedly dies of a heart attack

CEBU CANDIDATE. The late Roliveth 'Boyet' Cortes on the day he filed his certificate of candidacy for governor. Photo from Cortes' Facebook page

Should Comelec buy vote-counting machines or lease them first?

Feb 05, 2018 - 3:40 PM

The joint congressional oversight committee will tackle the poll body's recent decision to purchase from Smartmatic the machines used in 2016, for the 2019 elections

PURCHASE OR LEASE? The Comelec is already preparing for the 2019 elections, the fourth time it will be automated using vote-counting machines. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler