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Campaigns end: All eyes on crucial provinces

May 08, 2016 - 10:55 AM

In 56 provinces – including 16 of the 20 most vote rich ones – presidential and vice presidential candidates will be on their own despite the supposed party machinery and the support promised by local kingpins

Roxas: ’Natural' for Erap to pick Poe

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The administration bet is relying on former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim to help him win votes in the Philippine capital

Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Local Vote: Pangasinan, Zambales, Aklan, Samar, S. Cotabato

Oct 12, 2015 - 12:43 AM

Rappler s weekly PHvote wrap up: Espino forms new party in Pangasinan; Opposition in Zambales launches party; 9 of 17 Aklan mayors to seek re election; Retired Army colonel to challenge Milagros Tan in Samar; Fuentes consolidates base in South Cotabato

 From left: Former Zambales Governor Amor Deloso, Samar congresswoman Milagros Tan, South Cotabato Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes

Local Vote: Zambales, Mandaluyong, Aklan, Sarangani

Oct 03, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Rappler s weekly PHvote wrap up: Is Zambales now a single party province?; Wife seeks to replace Gonzales as Mandaluyong rep; Aklan: Will gov Miraflores have any challengers?; In Sarangani Pacquiao endorsement still gives pols advantage

Local Vote: Cagayan, Pangasinan, Parañaque

Sep 26, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Rappler s weekly PHvote wrap up: Is Jack Enrile gearing up for a congressional comeback in Cagayan? Who’ll make for better governor in Pangasinan: congressman or barangay chair? 6 celebrities want to be Parañaque councilors

ON THE WEEKLY #PHVOTE WRAP-UP: (From left) Jack Enrile of Cagayan, Vandolph Quizon and Jason Webb of Parañaque, and Mark Cojuangco of Pangasinan

Local Vote: Negros Occidental, Leyte, Northern Samar

Sep 05, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Lacson mulls gubernatorial bid in Negros Occidental; Businessman to challenge Apostol as Leyte congressman; Ong brothers aim to exchange posts in Northern Samar

Local Vote: Cagayan, Negros Occidental, Tacloban City, Leyte

Aug 22, 2015 - 4:08 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Not campaigning? Declared LP bet distributes PCSO ambulances in Cagayan; Negros Occidental’s closely watched contest: vice governorship; Romualdez wives to seek husbands posts;

 FROM LEFT: Presidential Legislative Liaison Officer Manuel Mamba of Cagayan, 4th District Representative Jeffrey Ferrer of Negros Occidental, and Councilor Cristina Gonzalez of Tacloban City, Leyte

Local Vote: Mandaue, General Santos, Lanao del Norte

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Rappler s weekly wrap up: Mayor congressman swapping posts in 2016?; No Antoninos in next year’s polls; Dimaporo scion to seek governorship of Lanao del Norte

NPC's Sagarbarria wins in Dumaguete City

May 14, 2013 - 3:29 PM

NPC mayoral candidate and re electionist Sagarbarria is proclaimed mayor of Dumaguete

#PHVote wRap May 14, 6am: Local race results

May 14, 2013 - 6:17 AM

With 51 of votes already in proclamation of local race results are only hours away

Vote buying now popular ground for DQ cases?

May 11, 2013 - 12:31 AM

Three disqualification cases filed in Baguio City Isabela and Camarines Sur cited a similar ground

NUJP: Cabanatuan mayor, armed men assault TV crew

May 06, 2013 - 10:44 PM

Re electionist Cabanatuan City Mayor Julius Caesar Vergara and his armed men allegedly harassed a cameraman and his brother who are working for his rival s local TV station

Dinagat: The hands that heal hold power

May 05, 2013 - 2:57 PM

Nearly half a century after their patriarch transformed his faith healing organization into a vote delivery machine the Ecleos are still ruling one of the poorest provinces

Elections over: Nearly all Apayao bets unopposed

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:37 PM

In 6 of 7 municipalities the mayors are seeking re election unopposed The vice mayoral candidates in 4 towns also don t have opponents

Binays: Nothing wrong with 4 of us in gov’t

Apr 04, 2013 - 3:02 AM

The Binays the Vice President a re electionist city mayor and congresswoman and a likely senatorial winner say their candidacies will be good for the country

In Erap City, 'blood thicker than water'

Apr 03, 2013 - 12:12 AM

In San Juan where Erap was mayor for 17 years his families are willing to set aside their personal differences to keep their hold on city hall

Rivals in Braganza's town back Gov Espino

Mar 23, 2013 - 12:31 AM

Three of the 5 mayoral candidates in Alaminos City set aside their rivalries to work for the re election of Gov Amado Espino Jr

RE-ELECTIONIST. Pangasinan Gov. Amado Espino Jr. (in photo) is in a one-on-one race against Alaminos Mayor Hernani Braganza. Photo from http://www.pangasinan.gov.ph

SWAT sent to Erap-Isko event in Manila

Feb 28, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Authorities say it s for police visibility but the Manila opposition thinks it s meant to intimidate their supporters

MANILA OPPOSITION. (From left) Mayoral candidate Joseph Estrada, re-electionist Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, and Councilor Yul Servo. Photo by Jerald Uy

Erap or Lim: Who’s the ‘real Manilan?’

Oct 02, 2012 - 1:47 PM

Former President Estrada formalizes his bid to run for mayor of the country s capital