Rappler's latest stories on 2019 Philippine 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
Election officers, board of election supervisors, and canvassers are also undergoing trainings on how to use the vote-counting machines for the 2019 polls
These former servicemen refuse to retreat from the field of public service and have chosen to go into the perilous jungle of politics
'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls
Social media users point out that names like senatorial candidate Bong Go's are not on the list. But Comelec Commisioner Guanzon says her list was for candidates with NCR addresses.
'Siguradong may boboto sa akin kaya hindi na ako mangangampanya dito,' says administration senatorial bet Ronald dela Rosa, who is attending the PMA homecoming as a member of Class 1986
How are the 62 senatorial aspirants in the 2019 midterm elections the same or different from each other?
The Philippine Military Academy will ask politicians to get rid of their campaign materials found in Fort Gregorio del Pilar
The rise of Duterte’s right-hand man came after the deluge of advertisements showing presidential endorsement – 4 months before the May 2019 elections
'Walang tunay na makapagsalita para sa mga magaggawa maliban sa mga nagmumula sa mga manggagawa,' says Sonny Matula on the labor leaders' Senate bid
(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
'Ipinagtatanggol ko lamang po 'yong mga legal na pamamaraan. Para hindi siya madaya no'ng isang taong hindi marunong tumanggap ng pagkatalo,' says Romulo Macalintal, the lead legal counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo
Who talks about their platform during sorties? Who sings? Here's a quick and easy summary of what Hugpong ng Pagbabago senatorial candidates say during campaign sorties.
The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and Commission on Elections urge the public to file complaints for any possible offenses
Vice President Leni Robredo recalls her own come-from-behind victory in 2016 and urges her fellow Bicolanos to vote for the opposition senatorial candidates in 2019
The opposition senatorial candidates say the visit is 'symbolic' as they aspire to be as 'decent and excellent' as the late DILG chief
'Peace education starts with having only one girlfriend!' Otso Diretso senatorial bet Samira Gutoc tells high school students in Iriga City
Senate President Vicente Sotto III endorses all reelectionists, including opposition Bam Aquino, for 'unity'
Senatorial candidate Mar Roxas says it has always been his tradition to start his campaign in Capiz, his hometown
Former special assistant to the President Bong Go spends a whopping P422 million for his senatorial bid. The mystery? His net worth as of 2017 is only P12.85 million.
Another influential political clan in Central Luzon hosts Sara Duterte and her Senate bets
(UPDATED) The Commission on Elections dismisses petitions alleging that Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is seeking a prohibited third term as senator
The Commission on Elections says it is 'very hopeful' of success in its drive against illegal posters for the 2019 polls
Asked why Hugpong ng Pagbabago's senatorial slate is dominated by old names in politics, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte says 'there are no other senators running'
Opposition senatorial candidates tell the people in the hometown of Senator Leila de Lima that they can count on them to fight for justice and human rights
The 8 opposition candidates tour Camarines Sur, home province of the Robredos
The two pork-tainted ex-senators woo voters in Pampanga on the first day of the 2019 campaign period, alongside presidential daughter Sara Duterte
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The Commission on Elections calls out administration and opposition candidates alike for their illegal posters, as the 2019 campaign period officially begins
Mar Roxas begins the official campaign period in Roxas City, Capiz, while Grace Poe leads a feeding program for public school students in Quezon City
‘Manlilimos tayo ng boto kahit saan, kahit sa Davao,’ says Liberal Party President Senator Kiko Pangilinan
Caloocan, Malabon, Mandaluyong, and Pasay are also listed as election hotspots
But the former Duterte aide refuses to say who is funding his campaign
3 months before elections, Panelo says that if opposition candidates win in the Senate race, it's because they're expected to help the President
'Remember, wala kaming sinasabi sa kanila na kung sino dapat iboto nila,' says Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde
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
Governor Lilia Pineda and her vice governor son host the campaign launch of Sara Duterte's regional party
These pre-campaign ads have allowed candidates' camps to spend on promotions without having to report them to the Comelec
The estranged brothers, both senatorial candidates, also shake hands with smiles on their faces at the Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign launch
'Otso Diretso has so far successfully maintained the image that they are indeed opposition candidates. This is good for securing command vote for the coalition'
In the 2019 elections, the Comelec will test a Voter Registration Verification System in one-third of the clustered precincts, mostly in Mindanao
Congress plays a vital role in exacting accountability from other branches in government
Mar Roxas says he is once again running for senator to help lift Filipinos out of poverty, not to get back at politicians who left the Liberal Party 3 years ago
Do you know what type of campaign ads are prohibited?
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsements of Jinggoy Estrada and Imee Marcos won't hurt his supposedly firm stance against corruption
The Tsek.ph collaborative project will verify claims in the lead-up to the 2019 midterm elections, and rate them based on the degree of accuracy or completeness
Duterte-aide-turned-Senate-bet Bong Go says he came only as a private citizen and a former secretary
Political camps and interest groups will bombard us with spin, propaganda until all we can hear is noise. The voters and the media can – and should – reclaim social media.