2019 local elections - updates

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WINNERS: 2019 local elections in the Philippines

May 14, 2019 - 5:22 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for the list of winners of the local elections

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2019 local elections, in numbers

Mar 30, 2019 - 1:33 PM

Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions

Local campaigns start: Duterte, ex-mayor, sets the tone for 2019 polls

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:00 AM

Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions across the country

CAMPAIGNING. President Rodrigo Duterte chats with guests at the PDP-Laban senatorial bets’ rally at the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines in Cagayan de Oro City on March 24, 2019, 5 days before the start of the local campaigns. Malacañang Photo

No limits: ‘Senior’ government officials running in 2019

Oct 22, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Despite years – or decades – spent working in the government, these political veterans are still running for office in the 2019 Philippine elections

NOT THE END. Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile files his certificate of candidacy for senator at the Comelec office in Manila on October 17, 2018. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LIST: National government officials vying for local positions

Oct 18, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Some national government officials are shifting to local politics in the 2019 midterm elections

GOVERNOR. Senator Francis Escudero is running for Sorsogon governor. Photo from Heart Evangelista Escudero's Facebook page

Mikey Arroyo to run for Pampanga congressman

Oct 12, 2018 - 7:47 PM

If he wins, former congressman Mikey Arroyo will be replacing his mother Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who says she will retire from politics in 2019

BACK TO HOUSE. Former congressman Mikey Arroyo files his candidacy together with his wife Angela and their kids Mika and Monique on October 12, 2018. Photo from Speaker Gloria Arroyo's office

Allies break up, enemies team up for Cagayan de Oro 2019 elections

Oct 12, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Here are also the politicians who have so far filed their certificates of candidacy in other parts of Northern Mindnao: Bukidnon, Camiguin, and Lanao del Sur

Daughter of slain Tanauan mayor Halili running in 2019 elections

Oct 12, 2018 - 1:36 PM

Reelectionist Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas remains unopposed so far, and at least 3 congressional representatives are running for reelection

Junjun Binay ‘strongly considering to run’ for Makati mayor vs sister Abby

Oct 12, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay slams his older sister Abby, saying the incumbent local chief executive is 'not carrying the Binay brand'

RUNNING AGAIN? Former Makati mayor Junjun Binay is mulling running against his sister Abby, the incumbent local chief executive. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Isko Moreno resigns from DSWD, eyes running for Manila mayor

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Francisco Domagoso, more known as Isko Moreno, has handed resignation

QUIT. Isko Moreno was named undersecretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in May 2018. Rappler screenshot

15 Aklan mayors seek reelection

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:07 PM

The only two mayors who are on their final terms are running for governor and vice mayor