2013 senatorial elections - updates

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SC upholds winning senators in 2013 polls

Sep 02, 2015 - 6:39 PM

The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by political party Bangon Pilipinas which sought to nullify the proclamations of the 12 senators in the 2013 polls

UPHELD. The Supreme Court junks the petition filed by Bangon Pilipinas seeking to nullify the proclamations of the 12 winning senators in the 2013 polls. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Grace Poe's response to disqualification case before the SET

Sep 01, 2015 - 6:14 PM

Here s the full 107 page reply filed by Senator Grace Poe with the Senate Electoral Tribunal

File photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Candidate of the masses?

Jul 15, 2013 - 11:56 AM

At least according to contributions reports it s not Teddy Casiño who was able to tap the support of the marginalized but Nancy Binay who belongs to a political dynasty

Why no UNA sweep in Erap-Binay provinces

May 22, 2013 - 7:56 PM

Not all areas that delivered for Estrada and Binay in 2010 went for UNA this time The traditional definition and formula for political bailiwicks are changing

UNA vows to expose 'practices of past'

May 22, 2013 - 12:26 PM

UNA vows to continue its role of being constructive partners of the administration

'CONSTRUCTIVE PARTNERS.' UNA vows to continue its role of being "constructive partners" to the administration. File photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

UNA: The opposition that’s not quite

May 10, 2013 - 4:19 PM

UNA’s campaign reflects problems in identity messaging and the strange nature of this midterm polls and Philippine politics

SWS: 6 bets fighting for last 3 slots

May 08, 2013 - 8:46 AM

SWS on the Senate race: Team PNoy can get a best of 9 3 or a worst of 7 5

Screenshot of the Businessworld report on the SWS survey

Miriam's 'Magic 12'

Apr 25, 2013 - 4:55 PM

This early Santiago is declaring that the next Senate President will come from the administraiton coalition

JV, Bam, Jack losers in latest survey

Apr 03, 2013 - 4:32 PM

But Team PNoy keeps 9 3 lead in the Pulse Asia survey

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Pacman endorses UNA, Bam, Brother Eddie

Mar 23, 2013 - 4:18 PM

Boxing icon and Sarangani congressman Manny Pacquiao says he will endorse one more senatorial candidate soon

Why small crowds don't worry UNA in Region 12

Mar 23, 2013 - 1:49 AM

UNA stalwart Joseph Estrada topped the polls in Soccsksargen provinces in both 1998 and 2010

UNA TERRITORY? The candidates, like Jack Enrile (in photo), are not worried about small crowds. Region 12 has always gone for opposition senatorial slates. Photo by Boyette de la Cerna

UNA draws smaller crowds without top leaders

Mar 22, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Without its 3 leaders UNA shifts to a strategy banking on their children to lead smaller groups

Move over 'Team Patay,' here's 'Purple Vote'

Mar 20, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Advocates say they will also consider candidates stand on other pertinent issues

PURPLE VOTE. RH advocates launches a campaign to support pro-RH bets. Photo by Angela Casauay

VLOG: UNA scales down campaign in Pablo-hit ComVal

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:43 PM

UNA is caught in an awkward position of campaigning in typhoon hit provinces

No big rally for UNA in Pablo-hit areas

Mar 19, 2013 - 7:00 AM

UNA will not hold rallies in typhoon hit Compostela Valley but gears for a grand sortie in Davao City

In Cebu, Team Buhay means Ang Kapatiran bets

Mar 17, 2013 - 6:00 AM

Tarpaulins endorsing anti RH candidates in Cebu lists names different from those in Bacolod posters: Lito David JC delos Reyes and Marwil Llasos

TEAM BUHAY, TOO. The tarpaulins in the Diocese of Cebu endorse another set of anti-RH senatorial candidates. Photo courtesy of News5 Cebu (Aksyon Bisaya)

[Q & A] Brother Eddie interprets ‘separation of church and state’

Mar 10, 2013 - 12:59 PM

Bangon Pilipinas s lone senatorial bet explains why his political bid does not contradict his calling as a preacher

Universities’ mock polls: 9 Team PNoy, 4 UNA

Mar 04, 2013 - 6:57 PM

Choices close to winning circle indicate that youth voters consider candidates with qualifications and achievements

Jack Enrile back in UNA campaign trail

Mar 04, 2013 - 4:30 PM

The Senate President s son says sickness and advertisement shoot not dip in surveys ratings were the reason he was absent from UNA sorties the past 2 weeks

BACK IN SORTIES. Jack Enrile re-joins UNA bets in Iligan City after missing the campaign for two weeks. Photo by Ayee Macaraig

'I shall prevail' - Jack Enrile

Mar 01, 2013 - 5:55 PM

A series of bad news hit United Nationalist Alliance UNA senatorial candidate Jack Enrile since the beginning of the campaign on February 12

Danding's NPC or Church: Who will prevail in Negros?

Feb 23, 2013 - 5:11 PM

Negros Occidental is the territory of Danding Cojuanco s political party The province is expected to carry NPC senatorial candidates Loren Legarda and Jack Enrile But the Diocese of Bacolod City urged voters not to vote for the two because they supported the Reproductive Health law

Team PNoy to counter Church campaign vs pro-RH bets

Feb 22, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Team PNoy campaign manager Frank Drilon said they will appeal to the people to vote for Aquino s candidates

UNA drops common bets but cites ties

Feb 22, 2013 - 8:55 AM

UNA drops Legarda Escudero and Grace Poe but still cites deep personal ties with the 3

Bacolod diocese: No to these 6 Senate bets

Feb 21, 2013 - 8:19 PM

Local Catholic Church asks voters to junk Team Patay the 6 anti life candidates who supported the reproductive health bill and to vote for Team Buhay

Chiz, Grace, Loren: Sad, hurt, relieved

Feb 21, 2013 - 3:34 PM

They say UNA did not set conditions when the coalition invited them

Cebu, Durano clan and practical politics

Feb 21, 2013 - 2:11 PM

In a twist of fate the Durano clan could help the Liberal party end the rule of a former ally in Cebu: the Garcia family

Gordon: 'Country isn’t working'

Feb 19, 2013 - 10:15 AM

He doesn t have much resources for ads he still doesn t believe in surveys but the returning senator is banking on his track record

What makes a winning political ad?

Feb 18, 2013 - 1:24 PM

The television ads used to make or break a candidate But in this age of social media are they as effective?

#PHvote quotes: Who was wittier?

Feb 16, 2013 - 11:43 AM

Sound and fury mark the start of the campaign period for national candidates

Binay to common bets: Make up your mind

Feb 14, 2013 - 7:26 AM

Binay threatens to drop common candidates if they continue snubbing UNA events

Enrile turns 89, shares campaign tips

Feb 14, 2013 - 7:02 AM

Enrile talks about life and campaigning on the eve of his 89th birthday

Enrile admits Senate war factor in survey plunge

Feb 13, 2013 - 6:32 PM

Enrile admits his word war with his Senate critics may have caused a drop in his survey ratings

UNA to common bets: No more proxies

Feb 13, 2013 - 5:57 PM

Saying it must be respected UNA will no longer allow common candidates to send proxies to its events

Team PNoy's Valentine wish: A wife for the President

Feb 13, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Administration senatorial candidates wish the bachelor President a Valentine s date a wife and children

UNA eyes Cebu's 2.5-M voters

Feb 11, 2013 - 11:30 PM

Why Cebu? UNA kicks off the campaign period in the country s most vote rich province

Photo courtesy of Mike Acebedo Lopez

Senatorial bets make most of 'free' TV

Feb 11, 2013 - 4:16 PM

Candidates appear on ABS CBN shows on the last weekend before the campaign period and the Comelec starts counting against their propaganda airtime limit

Sipag at Tiyaga, Mr Palengke and 4 other memorable ads

Feb 11, 2013 - 9:45 AM

We re listing 6 memorable senatorial advertisements that taught us a thing or two about the effect of political advertising on voters

Senate drama hurts re-electionists

Feb 08, 2013 - 10:32 PM

Here s our take on the January 2013 Pulse Asia survey

JV Ejercito to Team PNoy: Why the 'impostor' tag?

Feb 06, 2013 - 12:43 PM

Ejercito says he is confident that 5 to 7 UNA candidates will make it

Gringo Honasan is a fan of Vice Ganda

Feb 02, 2013 - 4:30 PM

The former soldier is however not keen on supporting same sex marriage

Mitos Magsaysay: I follow ‘Tuwid na Daan’

Feb 01, 2013 - 11:15 PM

Magsaysay has been tagged as former President Gloria Arroyo’s staunchest defender and President Aquino’s biggest critic

Nancy Binay won't get free ride in dad's bailiwick

Feb 01, 2013 - 12:05 AM

Students tell Rappler they will use the campaign period to scrutinize Nancy Binay as much as they will other candidates

Online: The new political campaign battleground

Jan 30, 2013 - 1:14 PM

With the established parameters still crude politicians are hardly restricted from reaching out via social media

UNA on Team PNoy slogan: Ironic

Jan 29, 2013 - 4:18 PM

The opposition points out Daang Matuwid was the slogan that Aquino used in 2010 to attack the husband of one of his Team PNoy candidates now

Can Aquino sell his senators?

Jan 29, 2013 - 9:35 AM

And can the 3 Liberal Party flagbearers catch up?

Shooting Aquino's 'senators'

Jan 23, 2013 - 1:53 PM

One of the best performers was 74 year old former Senator Jun Magsaysay who finished his shoot in less than 30 minutes

Epalitics inevitable? UNA: Polls a popularity contest

Jan 21, 2013 - 3:12 PM

UNA senatorial bet Migz Zubiri says ads are needed because the senatorial race is a popularity contest

Can Jack Enrile bury the past?

Jan 09, 2013 - 12:03 PM

In a country that easily forgives and forgets survey numbers suggest that Jack Enrile has nothing to worry about

Campaign begins as UNA launches sorties

Jan 08, 2013 - 9:14 AM

A month before the official campaign period UNA holds its first provincial sortie in vote rich Batangas and shows its first TV ad

Ernesto Maceda: ‘Voters miss brilliant senators’

Jan 04, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Older senators are doing well The other bright veterans are retiring He says it s time he returns to the Senate as Mr Exposé