2016 vote - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 vote


Liberal Party bets dominate Cagayan de Oro polls

May 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Incumbent Cagayan de Oro mayor Oscar Moreno secures his seat with more than 97 000 votes

Reelected Cagayan De Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno (center) and new Vice Mayor Rainier Juaquin Uy, both of Liberal Party were proclaimed by the City Board of Canvassers dawn Thursday, after an almost 48-hours marathon canvassing. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

#PHVoteWatch: Luck to decide new Bocaue mayor

May 10, 2016 - 12:12 PM

UPDATED Joni Villanueva wins the coin toss for the mayoral post in Bocaue Bulacan

Mayoral bets Joni Jjv Villanueva and Kuya Jim Valerio are both tied on top spot with 16,694 votes each. Photos from Villanueva's and Valerio's Facebook pages

VLOG: Who will win in Catbalogan, Samar?

May 08, 2016 - 6:53 PM

This is the second time that the Liberal Party will attempt to unseat the Tans of Samar in favor of political newbies

#PHVote: The presidential bets' campaign drivers in Iloilo

May 07, 2016 - 11:23 PM

On the frontlines of the elections the people behind the local campaigns of presidential bets share what drives them

CAMPAIGN MANAGERS. Meet the local campaign managers and supporters of the presidential candidates in Iloilo City

Teary-eyed Poe in Pangasinan: Elect a Pangasinense president

May 07, 2016 - 7:29 PM

On the last day of campaign Grace Poe spends time in vote rich Pangasinan

PANGASINENSE PRESIDENT. In her last provincial Grand Rally, Grace Poe urges the Pangasinan electorate to elect another Pangasinense president. Photo by Rick Nicolas

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

Who is the top presidential pick of young Kagay-anons?

May 05, 2016 - 7:03 PM

In the bustling city of Cagayan de Oro dubbed as the melting pot of Northern Mindanao who are the young voters supporting?

ALL IN DAY’S WORK. In her shanty little shop, Grace Walingin, a Xerox machine operator, aspires for change. All photos by Alyssa Viado/Rappler

Santiago, Poe top Iloilo universities mock polls

Apr 28, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago tops two out of 3 mock university polls in Iloilo while Poe wins in one university

Imelda in E.Visayas: Bring back a Marcos to national government

Apr 26, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Former first lady Imelda Marcos says her son vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr will be the voice of the long abandoned region in the national government

WARAYNONS. The Marcoses and the Romualdezes join forces in a campaign rally held Monday night in Balyuan, Tacloban City. Photo by Jene Anne Pangue/Rappler.com

Presidential bets’ supporters heat up Dagupan City

Apr 24, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The sleepy stretch of Arellano road Dagupan city turns into a battleground for supporters of the presidential bets

DRUMMERS. Supporters make noise along Arellano road in Dagupan city. Photo by Jerico Samson

LIVE BLOG: Bacolod holds local forum

Apr 13, 2016 - 6:41 PM

Bacolod mayoralty vice mayoralty and congressional candidates are expected to face off on Friday April 15

#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

#PHVote Challenge goes to Pangasinan

Apr 01, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Join Pangasinan’s TheLeaderIWant forum on Tuesday April 12 at the University of Pangasinan the same venue of the upcoming 3rd presidential debate

Campaign materials hang on trees, flagpoles in Bacolod

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Comelec calls on the public to join its online shame campaign by reporting political camps that will violate election propaganda rules

A flag with a local campaign logo replaced the Philippine flag at the Bacolod Public Plaza. Photo by Bacolod Mover Nicci Aguilar/Rappler.com

LIST: Cebu viewing parties for the 2nd presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:45 AM

To provide Cebuano voters the opportunity to watch the debates several sectoral groups organize viewing parties across the province

LIVE BLOG: Cebu local candidates' forum, March 19

Mar 19, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The March 19 forum – dubbed Panaghimamat 2016 – features candidates for mayor vice mayor and district representatives in a discussion on youth issues

Cebuano millennials to Filipino youth: Engage in elections

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The Cebuano youth set the bar high for youth engagement in the upcoming elections Will the rest of the Filipino youth follow suit?

Join Dumaguete's #TheLeaderIWant forum

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The forum will be held from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 10 at the Silliman University gymnasium Register via Eventbrite below

#DearNextPresident: Youth's message to the future PH leader

Oct 10, 2015 - 1:28 PM

Because they are too young to vote these students instead put into writing their messages for the next president

More than 500 students from different schools in Metro Manila participate in the National Letter Writing Day with the theme "Dear Next President" initiated by the Philippine Postal Corporation and the Department of Education at the SM North EDSA Skydome in Quezon City on Friday, October 9, 2015. The event aims to encourage old fashioned letter writing to a high-tech generations and is in celebration with the World Post Day on October 9, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler