2013 philippine elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2013 philippine elections


SC upholds Erice's election as Caloocan congressman

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:55 PM

In 2013 Liberal Party s Edgar Erice defeated by around 10 000 the incumbent at the time National Unity Party s Mary Mitzi Cajayon

AFFIRMED. The Supreme Court dismisses Mary Mitzi Cajayon's petition for certoriati, which contested HRET's affirmation of Edgar Erice's victory in the 2013 elections. Rappler file photo

Reyes asks SC to reconsider her disqualification

Jul 16, 2013 - 5:49 PM

The Marinduque representative asks the ponente Justice Jose Perez to inhibit due to his association with the father of her opponent

FIGHTING FOR HER SEAT: Marinduque Rep Regina "Gina" ReyesFIGHTING FOR HER SEAT: Marinduque Rep Regina "Gina" Reyes

New senators: Who spent more per vote?

Jul 10, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Neophytes spent P6 and up per vote garnered while re electionists spent less than that – except Alan Cayetano who spent more than P7 per vote

Something curious about JV’s and Jack’s contributors

Jul 06, 2013 - 4:11 PM

An NGO with startup capital of P90 000 gave P44M to JV Ejercito while the family business with net income of P82M gave P136M to Jack Enrile

Erap takes oath as ‘ex-convict mayor’ of Manila

Jun 30, 2013 - 1:41 PM

Exactly 15 years after he was sworn as Philippine president Joseph Estrada takes his oath as the chief executive of Manila

POLITICAL COMEBACK. Former President Joseph Estrada takes his oath as Manila mayor. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler.com

Family, followers donate to independent Senate bets

Jun 29, 2013 - 12:45 PM

Among independent and 3rd party candidates in the last elections only 5 received significant contributions

UNA bets' contributors mostly relatives, family friends

Jun 28, 2013 - 9:41 PM

Family friends who contributed to the individual campaigns of United Nationalist Alliance senatorial bets are mostly businessmen operating in the provinces

Senate tally 'perfect' only in ARMM

Jun 28, 2013 - 3:04 PM

The election automation law requires a 99 995 overall accuracy rate for the vote counting machines The 2013 count fails to meet this

MAGUINDANAO. Voting in Maguindanao proceeds as scheduled. File photo

Only 6 winning senators cleared to assume office

Jun 27, 2013 - 10:15 PM

Senators elect who have yet to fully comply with election expenses reporting requirements cannot start their terms unless the Senate President allows them

Palace on 60-30-10: 'The people have spoken'

Jun 26, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The Palace brushes aside calls for a recount because people have accepted the votes

Kin, lawyers, big business among Team PNoy donors

Jun 24, 2013 - 5:53 PM

Eleven administration senatorial candidates received a combined P900 million in contributions One bet – Jamby Madrigal – spent for her own campaign

Star-studded gov't: More celebs win in 2013 polls

Jun 24, 2013 - 10:06 AM

51 out of 84 celebrities and TV personalities win in the 2013 elections Most of the winners are re electionists

All papers in: Jack Enrile is 2013 polls' biggest spender

Jun 17, 2013 - 4:51 PM

If the winning circle was based on the biggest spenders two defeated candidates would make it to the Senate

(File photo by UNA Media Bureau)

Baguio mayoral bet’s expenses: 50 cents

Jun 15, 2013 - 7:58 PM

Peter Puzon spent less this year than in 2010 – and got double the votes

Nancy, 4 others earn from poll donations

Jun 15, 2013 - 11:19 AM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue classifies unused campaign contributions as the candidate’s income and therefore subject to tax

The most poll contributions go to...

Jun 15, 2013 - 6:30 AM

While 4 senatorial candidates report not receiving any contributions

Only one Senate bet fails to report poll expenses?

Jun 14, 2013 - 12:46 PM

UPDATED Only Risa Hontiveros of Team PNoy has not issued any statement on her failure to submit her campaign spending report as of Friday June 14

6 Senate winners fail to report expenses

Jun 13, 2013 - 6:57 PM

Only 21 out of 33 senatorial bets submit their Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures to the Comelec

Comelec: Poll audit shows 'accurate' PCOS

Jun 13, 2013 - 5:56 PM

An independent committee however has not finished auditing election results

Gun ban, other poll prohibitions expire June 13

Jun 12, 2013 - 10:43 PM

The election period ends and so do the more than 20 poll related bans that have been in effect since January

Risa Hontiveros: A Rappler Profile

Jun 11, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Rappler reporter Patricia Evangelista talks to Risa Hontiveros about family privacy and why she lost in the 2013 polls

RISA HONTIVEROS. Photo by Rappler/Adrian Portugal

Taguig poll transmission failure a ‘puzzle’

Jun 11, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Only a little over 40 percent of PCOS machines were able to transmit election results to the Comelec shaming the failure rate of remote provinces

Just let the people decide

Jun 06, 2013 - 1:16 PM

The voice of the people actually leans toward change but the choices are very much limited

Jack Enrile loses in NPC territories

Jun 06, 2013 - 8:38 AM

He lost in 9 of the 12 provinces considered as strongholds of his party the Nationalist People s Coalition which vowed to campaign for him

(File photo by UNA Media Bureau)

SC stops party list disqualifications

Jun 05, 2013 - 11:34 AM

UPDATED SC issues a status quo ante order against a Comelec resolution disqualifying Senior Citizens Abang Lingkod from the May 13 elections

Collect election trash, be a beauty queen

Jun 04, 2013 - 9:17 PM

Women in a village in Abra province collected the trash left behind by candidates sold them and named Reyna Elena the candidate whose supporters sold the most

JV wins, but scores low, in Estrada areas

Jun 03, 2013 - 9:10 AM

The other Erap son wins in the same 25 provinces and 5 cities that delivered for his father and half brother in 2010 but didn’t have as big a vote share as the two Estradas did

So who spoiled the Antoninos’ party?

Jun 03, 2013 - 8:06 AM

Ronnel Rivera 41 breaks the Antoninos decades long hold on General Santos City He was Darlene s childhood friend their fathers being former friends and business partners

ENDING ANTONINOS' RULE. Ronnel Rivera, son of General Santos City's richest businessman, defeats re-electionist Darlene Antonino-Custodio in the mayoral race. Photo by Cocoy Sexcion

Election officers asked to explain transmission glitches

May 31, 2013 - 8:26 PM

The Comelec en banc gave this order last week while publicly blaming telcos for the failure of PCOS machines to transmit results to Manila

On poor people's 'poor judgment'

May 31, 2013 - 11:14 AM

There is no benefit to democracy when the meaning of political literacy is held hostage by a moral elite

NCR: All re-elected and returning mayors

May 30, 2013 - 8:58 PM

In the 17 local governments in Metro Manila 11 mayors have been re elected while 6 will be governed by former mayors or relatives of outgoing chief executives

Solons: Give rightful seat to DQd party-list group

May 30, 2013 - 6:18 PM

More district congressmen think the huge votes that Senior Citizens garnered despite its disqualification mean the elderly sector wants to be represented

High-tech vote watching: Going beyond 60-30-10

May 28, 2013 - 12:43 PM

The data are available – concerned citizens watchdogs IT professionals should study them break down the numbers And monitor PPCRV s random manual audit

Gemma B. Mendoza

Drilon: Binay, Estrada brands made 12-0 difficult

May 27, 2013 - 12:15 PM

Campaign manager Drilon attributes loss of Team PNoy s 3 bets partly to the established Binay Estrada brand names

WATCHING THE SENATORS. Sen Franklin Drilon has offered advice to the senatorial slate throughout the campaign as Team PNoy's campaign manager. Photo by Rappler.

Most 100% turnout in ARMM, Cebu precincts

May 26, 2013 - 8:19 PM

Consolation or cause for alarm? More than 2 000 clustered precincts with perfect or near perfect turnout beat the national average of 70 75

NCR, 8 key cities disprove '60-30-10'

May 25, 2013 - 11:18 AM

The totals reflect the alleged ratio but individual city results mirror variations that challenge notions of a fixed cheating pattern

Rappler Newscast | May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Comelec proclaims 14 party list groups Regional votes do not support 60 30 10 pattern for Team PNoy Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes blames heavy traffic for transmission woes

Imus: Saquilayan vs Maliksi Round 2

May 24, 2013 - 8:07 PM

Saquilayan files a protest citing harassment and vote buying by Maliksi s camp as well as results transmission glitches that could have resulted in cheating

ANOTHER PROTEST. Homer Saquilayan (left, with Gov Jonvic Remulla) accuses Emmanuel Maliksi of harassment and vote buying in the 2013 polls. Photo by Mark Libanan/Rappler.com

Big majority of Ampatuans lose in Maguindanao

May 24, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Of the 75 clan members who ran for local posts only 24 won or are leading the count

PLDT belies Comelec claim on transmission

May 24, 2013 - 3:08 PM

PLDT claims it was relatively easy to transmit election results from PCOS machines

Comelec proclaims 14 party-list groups

May 24, 2013 - 10:37 AM

2nd UPDATE Rival groups Bayan Muna and Akbayan get congressional seats along with 12 other groups after the Comelec partially proclaims party list winners

What the 60-30-10 pattern really tells us

May 24, 2013 - 9:14 AM

We need to be smarter about how we look at these numbers and what we can learn from them not find ghost patterns but real patterns that tell us something about our society and our country

Michael Purugganan, Dean for Science, New York University

Payumos wiped out in Bataan, to file protest

May 24, 2013 - 8:11 AM

Former SBMA chair Felicito Payumo and relatives lose in the congressional gubernatorial and mayoral races including in their hometown of Dinalupihan

60-30-10? Regional votes don't support it

May 23, 2013 - 10:09 PM

Individual votes of candidates as well as aggregate votes for each slate vary from region to region But when results converge at national average they reflect the sentiment of the country favoring Team PNoy

Ex-poll exec blames Brillantes for mess

May 23, 2013 - 12:46 AM

The 2013 polls was both messy and costly claims Augusto Lagman Comelec could have done better if it heeded his suggestions he says

Official tally of votes for the 2013 party-list race

May 22, 2013 - 7:54 PM

Official results for the party list race as tallied by the National Board of Canvassers NBOC

LIST: Winners in the House of Representatives

May 22, 2013 - 7:51 PM

Here s a list of district representatives who won in the May 13 elections

Party list: Senior Citizens disqualified but winning

May 22, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says groups in the same situation should file a manifestation with the Supreme Court to be proclaimed

How to fill the 58 party-list seats

May 22, 2013 - 3:23 PM

The Philippine party list system is not proportional since our party list law provides a ceiling of 3 seats that party list group may obtain

Senador Agad? The 2013 race as pop election

May 22, 2013 - 2:23 PM

Or politics and showbiz as each other’s franchise and how it’s not bad at all