canvassing of votes - updates

Rappler's latest stories on canvassing of votes


Nancy Binay gets coveted 12th spot in Senate race

May 22, 2019 - 2:35 AM

It's final: No opposition candidate in the 2019 elections makes it to the Senate

MIDTERM POLLS. Reelectionist Senator Nancy Binay shows her ballot for the midterm elections on May 13, 2019, in her polling precinct at San Antonio National High School in Makati City. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

'Duterte might attend proclamation in Congress'

May 28, 2016 - 8:04 AM

The Duterte camp s lead counsel Vitaliano Aguirre II says the president elect should attend his proclamation because this is a constitutional process

NEXT LEADER. Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaks during his first press conference since he claimed victory in the presidential election, at a restaurant in Davao City on May 15, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Duterte camp flip-flops on early proclamation

May 27, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Incoming justice chief Vitaliano Aguirre II denies any crack in Duterte s Cabinet after he and incoming spokesman Salvador Panelo contradicted each other

CONFLICTING STATEMENTS. Incoming justice chief Vitaliano Aguirre II (left) and incoming presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo (right) contradict each other on the proposal to proclaim the president ahead of the vice president. Photo of Aguirre by Paterno Esmaquel II; photo of Panelo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LIVE: Canvassing of votes for president and vice president

May 27, 2016 - 12:08 PM

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VP canvassing: Which areas matter?

May 27, 2016 - 9:11 AM

Among potentially contentious areas only Lanao del Sur Maguindanao and Sulu have yet to be canvassed as of Thursday May 26

VOTE CANVASSING. Members of the joint session of the 16th Congress sitting as Board of Canvassers for the President and Vice president resume on their 2nd day at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Proclaim Duterte without waiting for VP – Panelo

May 26, 2016 - 4:43 PM

We will be avoiding a constitutional crisis Duterte spokesman Salvador Panelo says as the president elect s camp laments it s being held hostage by a tight vice presidential race

DUTERTE SPOKESMAN. Incoming presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo says their camp wants the immediate proclamation of Rodrigo Duterte as president-elect. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

2016 canvassing of votes for president, VP: The basics

May 26, 2016 - 11:18 AM

How is the canvassing of votes done? Who are the key players in 2016?

Day 1 of canvassing: Robredo leads VP race

May 25, 2016 - 11:46 PM

Hailed for their quick pace lawmakers tally 45 of the 165 certificates of canvass on the first day of canvassing in Congress

FINAL TALLY. Congress sitting as the National Board of Canvassers on May 25, 2016, begins to tally the votes for president and vice president. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Proclamation of president, VP might be on May 30 – Pimentel

May 25, 2016 - 10:55 PM

The head of the Senate contingent of the canvassing says there is no reason to entertain separate proclamation of the new president and vice president

Photo by Joel Liporada

CHR on Duterte, canvassing of votes, Japan heist | 6PM wRap

May 25, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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Marcos camp fires opening salvo in canvassing

May 25, 2016 - 4:32 PM

Marcos lawyer Didagen Dilangalen is warned that he will be forced to return to his seat as he makes an early motion – to separately canvass votes for vice president

Canvassing rules, PH rainy season, Twitter | 12PM wRap

May 25, 2016 - 1:09 PM

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EXPLAINER: Prospects of electoral protest after VP canvassing

May 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The NBOC has no authority to entertain allegations of fraud outside of the face of the certificates of canvass They can only be taken up in an election protest before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal

Ex-Comelec chair Brillantes takes low-key role for Marcos Jr

May 23, 2016 - 5:19 PM

Insiders say Sixto Brillantes Jr and some people in Marcos camp do not agree on the issue of possible cheating with the unofficial results transmitted from the vote counting machines

EX-POLL CHIEF. In front of his former colleagues, ex-Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr raises the certificate of proclamation of senator-elect Panfilo Lacson during the proclamation of winning senators on May 19, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

EXPLAINER: Audit of vice presidential votes? Here are the hurdles

May 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Should the Comelec grant the request for a special audit the Marcos camp can use it to delay and block some returns from being canvassed in Congress

Poll sabotage? Brillantes: 'Ang daming bobo sa Pilipinas'

May 18, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Ex Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr a consultant of Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr says that ‘there can be no cheating’ using unofficial results

POLL SABOTAGE? Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr questions an electoral sabotage case filed against the Comelec and other stakeholders. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Comelec to double-check votes in 6 provinces

May 14, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Comelec Commissioner Christian Lim says the Comelec sitting as the National Board of Canvassers wants to double check if any municipality has been omitted from the certificates of canvass

NEW RULE. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Christian Lim says the poll body is set to double-check the canvassed votes in 6 provinces. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec junks vote canvassing, Al Jazeera, higher temperatures | 12PM wRap

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:26 PM

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Canvassing in Manila Hotel? Comelec denies 'frivolity'

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:01 PM

After drawing flak over P26 55 million ‘bib vest’ uniforms the Comelec defends its new proposal to hold the canvassing of votes in the Manila Hotel

CANVASSING SET-UP? This is reportedly the mock set-up for the national canvassing of votes for the May 9 elections. Comelec reporters took photos of this mock set-up, which was carried by a Comelec staff member on April 5, 2016.

Comelec eyes canvassing of votes in Manila Hotel

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:09 AM

This is set to be a first for the Comelec which for years has held the national canvassing of votes at the government owned PICC

CANVASSING SITE? The Comelec is considering to hold the canvassing of votes for senators and party-list representatives in the Manila Hotel, a private 5-star facility, instead of the government-owned PICC. Photo from Manila Hotel's Facebook page