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MISLEADING: Sotto 'bares' senators linked to alleged 2016 poll fraud

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:47 PM

The Senate President has yet to name those who 'benefited' from irregularities in the 2016 elections, but a YouTube video thumbnail appears to implicate 4 opposition senators

Screenshot of website that appears to implicate 4 senators in the alleged 2016 poll fraud

LIVE: Canvassing of votes for president and vice president

May 27, 2016 - 12:08 PM

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WATCH: Canvassing of votes, 2016 Philippine elections, May 18

May 18, 2016 - 3:10 PM

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#PHVote election news updates, 11 May 2016

May 11, 2016 - 3:01 PM

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Partial results, Aquino’s AO, US on next PH president | 12PM wRap

May 11, 2016 - 1:10 PM

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VLOG: Escudero hopes fellow Bicolano Robredo wins as VP

May 10, 2016 - 11:39 AM

It s the end of the journey for Senator Chiz Escudero s vice presidential bid

Senator Francis “ Chiz” Escudero of Partido Galing at Puso, together with his wife, Actress Heart Evangelista, line up together with residents before casting their vote with Precinct No. 0079A at Buhatan Intergrated National School in Brgy. Buhatan, Sorsogon City. Photo courtesy of Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

#PHVote election news updates, 10 May 2016

May 10, 2016 - 7:02 AM

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VLOG: Precincts close in Ilocos Norte

May 10, 2016 - 6:03 AM

Will the solid north vote lead vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos to victory?

epa05294175 Filipinos walk past elections campaign posters in Las Pinas, south of Manila, Philippines, 08 May 2016. According to media reports, at least 15 people have been killed, including a mayor candidate Armando Ceballos, during election violence in Philippines. 54 million eligible Filipinos will vote for 12 of 24 senators on 09 May. The Philippines has a long tradition of political violence. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

VLOG: Escudero calls on Filipinos to ensure clean elections

May 10, 2016 - 5:42 AM

Vice presidential bet Chiz Escudero is the running mate of Senator Grace Poe of Partido Galing at Puso

Senator Francis “ Chiz” Escudero of Partido Galing at Puso, together with his wife, Actress Heart Evangelista, during cast their vote with Precinct No. 0079A at Buhatan Intergrated National School in Brgy. Buhatan, Sorsogon City. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

#PHVote news updates: 2016 Philippine election results, May 9

May 10, 2016 - 4:42 AM

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VLOG: Bongbong Marcos casts his vote

May 09, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr votes in Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School

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VLOG: I've already drafted my victory speech — Binay

May 09, 2016 - 7:11 PM

Binay is the first to vote among presidential bets He refuses to disclose its contents

VP Binay inside his home in Makati. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

VLOG: VCM fails in Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School

May 09, 2016 - 6:33 PM

The vote counting machine fails after receiving 66 ballots It is fixed an hour later

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

VLOG: Grace Poe's anxiety turns to peace

May 09, 2016 - 6:14 PM

Senator Grace Poe ranks second in a tight presidential race

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VLOG: Will Bicol rally behind Robredo?

May 09, 2016 - 5:58 PM

Robredo s closest rival Senator Bongbong Marcos is banking on the Solid North vote

Vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo and daughters visit the monument of her late husband DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo inside the Eternal Gardens in Naga City before voting on Monday. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

VLOG: Will Roxas' Daang Matuwid lead to victory?

May 09, 2016 - 5:32 PM

Mar Roxas bid is a campaign that promises to continue and improve the Aquino administration s vaunted Daang Matuwid but it hasn t been easy

Secretary Mar Roxas casts his vote inside a school in Barangay 5, Roxas City in Capiz. Photo by Gil Nartea

#PHVote wRap | 08 May 2016, 9PM

May 08, 2016 - 8:54 PM

The Philippine National Police records at least 15 dead due to election related violence since January 10 A political analyst says high expectations of Rodrigo Duterte to succeed will be his cross The Commission on Elections says it faces bigger problems this year

#PHVote wRap: Interview with Mon Ilagan, UNA spokesman

May 08, 2016 - 5:31 PM

The former Cainta mayor speaks about the campaign season that was

#PHVote wRap: Interview with Comelec commissioner Rowena Guanzon

May 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Comelec commissioner Rowena Guanzon talks to Cheche Lazaro about the elections

READY. Commissioner Rowena Guanzon says Comelec is ready a day before the national elections. Photo from Rappler

#PHVote wRap | 08 May 2016, 12PM

May 08, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo say the battle is between decency and a threat of dictatorship Grace Poe says she is happy and at peace despite being hit Vice President Jejomar Binay says he’s still confident he’ll win despite dismal numbers Frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte tells Moro separatists not to give up a peaceful resolution to conflict ”

VLOG: Roxas and Robredo's last pitch

May 08, 2016 - 11:33 AM

They say victory is close and the battle is between decency and the threat of dictatorship

Roxas shakes hands with his supporters during his miting de avance on May 7, 2016 at Quezon City Circle.

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Mar Roxas' miting de avance

May 07, 2016 - 8:44 PM

UPDATED Kathryn Bernardo Daniel Padilla Gary Valenciano and more take the stage at Mar Roxas miting de avance

STARS SUPPORT ROXAS. Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo, and Gary Valenciano are among the stars at Mar Roxas' miting de avance on may 7. Photos by Pat Nabong/Rappler

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 7-10PM

May 07, 2016 - 8:22 PM

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#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 6PM

May 07, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Average voter turnout in past 9 national elections is 76 with the highest turnout in 1998 presidential elections at 86 1 Vice presidential bet shares why her standard bearer is not enjoying the same ratings as hers Find out where you can get real time elections results on May 9

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 5PM

May 07, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Simultaneous miting de avance on Rappler

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 4PM

May 07, 2016 - 3:45 PM

VP bet Leni Robredo admits there’s not enough time to form an anti Duterte alliance The Commission on Elections in Region 12 declares 10 municipalities election areas of concern Senator Alan Peter Cayetano hits TV network ABS CBN for airing the anti Rodrigo Duterte ad

LIVE: Rodrigo Duterte Miting de Avance

May 07, 2016 - 1:21 PM

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LIVE: Jejomar Binay Miting de Avance

May 07, 2016 - 1:17 PM

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#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 1PM

May 07, 2016 - 12:50 PM

The Commission on Elections tells presidential candidates: votes are not transferrable The Duterte camp says Roxas’ invitation to a united front is the “frantic call of a man on the verge of defeat ” Vice Presidential candidate Leni Robredo explains why she’s done better than her running mate

LIVE: Grace Poe Miting de Avance

May 07, 2016 - 12:34 PM

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LIVE: Mar Roxas Miting de Avance

May 07, 2016 - 12:17 PM

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#PHVote Top of the Hour | 07 May 2016, 12PM

May 07, 2016 - 11:33 AM

President Aquino calls for an anti Duterte alliance of presidential candidates The Duterte camp says Roxas’ invitation to a united front is the “frantic call of a man on the verge of defeat ” Vice Presidential candidate Leni Robredo explains why she’s done better than her running mate

#OFWVote challenge: Go out and vote

Apr 09, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Here’s a challenge to overseas absentee voters: participate in the 2016 polls and challenge the rest of the OAV community to take the OFWVote challenge

Will voting trends in ARMM hold in 2016?

Mar 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM

From 2004 to 2013 candidates from coalitions supporting the administration won in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Will this trend continue in the May 2016 polls despite a different Mindanao favorite?

Admin senatorial bets dominate winners' circle – Laylo survey

Mar 11, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The Standard Poll conducted by Laylo Research Strategies shows that of the 14 probable winners in the Senate race 5 are from the ruling LP while 3 others are guest candidates of the ruling Daang Matuwid coalition

DAANG MATUWID. LP chairman President Benigno Aquino III along with the Daang Matuwid coalition slate in Capiz on February 09, 2016. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Malacañang Photo Bureau

MMDA turns over illegal campaign tarps for recycling

Feb 24, 2016 - 12:14 PM

A truckload of confiscated campaign materials will be used by the Babuyan Islands Mission to create bags for 1 500 students in the far flung island

FOR RECYCLING. Tarps torn down from non-common poster areas will be given to groups for recycling. The MMDA has so far torn down 7 tons of illegal campaign materials. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Aquino makes pitch for Roxas, Robredo in final LMP speech

Feb 10, 2016 - 2:33 PM

If you think that we were on the right path for the past 6 years why change it? President Aquino asks the League of Municipalities of the Philippines

2016 PITCH. President Benigno Aquino III endorses administration bets Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo in his final speech as guest of honor at the general assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Laylo poll: Poe is top pick for Internet, social media users

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:46 AM

Senator Grace Poe has also topped the January Laylo survey and regained the top spot in the Pulse Asia poll

STILL LEADING POLLS. Senator Grace Poe starts her presidential bid in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Palace to voters: Scrutinize 2016 bets during campaign season

Feb 06, 2016 - 3:36 PM

With the start of the official campaign season just two days away Malacañang says voters should scrutinize candidates carefully during debates and media appearances

ELECTING LEADERS. A Filipino marks his election ballot at an elementary school classroom used as a voting station in Manila, Philippines, on May 13, 2013. File photo by Rolex dela Peña/EPA

SC affirms disqualification of 3 nuisance bets

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:23 AM

The High Court says the Commission on Elections did not act with grave abuse of discretion when it cancelled the certificates of candidacy of 3 nuisance bets

DQ UPHELD. The Supreme Court affirms rulings by the poll body to disqualify 2 presidential aspirants and one senatorial aspirant from the 2016 polls.

Election watchdogs' appeal: Talk about issues, solutions

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Task Force 2016 a coalition of poll watchdogs calls for issue based political discussions

ISSUES. The poll watchdog coalition called for higher-level discourse and demanded that candidates lead the discussion. Photo by Gerard Lim/Rappler

Comelec exec slams chief for ‘showing partisanship’

Jan 10, 2016 - 2:55 PM

‘He voted in favor of Grace Poe; now he wants to shoot down our comment ’ Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon tells Rappler

BETTER DAYS. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista (left) and Commissioner Rowena Guanzon (right) pose during their oath-taking ceremony in the poll body's main office on May 4, 2015. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

SC stops Comelec from cancelling Poe COC

Dec 28, 2015 - 4:34 PM

5th UPDATE Senator Grace Poe hails the Supreme Court for a just and compassionate decision

PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANT. Senator Grace Poe delivers her speech during the launching of her ticket for the presidential elections with vice-presidential candidate Senator Chiz Escudero (not in photo) on September 17, 2015. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Smartmatic deal, PH biggest budget, France-Russia ties | 12PM wRap

Nov 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM

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