President Arroyo’s political allies have won more than two-thirds of seats in elections for the House of Representatives, paving the way for a multi-party, pro-administration coalition backing re-elected Pangasinan Rep. Jose de Venecia as Speaker for the fifth term.

This, according to an e-mail sent by Noel Albano, de Venecia’s chief of staff, will assure the “continuity of his (de Venecia’s) wide-ranging reform agenda.” (More on ABS-CBN)

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By ELLALYN B. DE VERA

Party-list group Buhay continues to lead the party-list elections followed by 2004 elections topnotcher Bayan Muna, in the Commission on Elections (Comelec) count.

As of 1 p.m. yesterday, Buhay party-list, whose first nominee is Rene Velarde, son of El Shaddai’s Mike Velarde, led the latest count of the National Board of Canvassers held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. (More on Inquirer)

 

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Fourteen partylist groups will get at least one congressional seat, have so far garnered more than two percent of the votes cast for party-list, according to the latest official count of the Commission on Elections released Tuesday afternoon. (More on Inquirer)

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Eight Genuine Opposition candidates continued to dominate the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections quickcount of the partial and unofficial results of the senatorial election.

As of 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, four GO bets led the count namely Loren Legarda (9,624,986), Francis Escudero (9,370,285), Panfilo Lacson (8,279,916) and Manuel Villar (7,933,889). (More on Manila Bulletin)

Originally Posted at www.mb.com.ph

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) could not proclaim Iloilo Governor Niel Tupas Sr. although he has led by a wide margin in the number of votes canvassed. (More on Inquirer)

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The Commission on Elections suspended Wednesday the canvassing of certificates of canvass from the province of Sulu after an opposition lawyer noted several discrepancies in the COCs. (More on ABS-CBN)

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A Roman Catholic bishop has a different take on Fr. Eddie Panlilio’s election as Pampanga governor. Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez of Marbel, Cotabato said on Tuesday that while he admired Panlilio’s “spirit of sacrifice,” the fact that a priest had to directly join politics showed that the Church was remiss on a key role. (More on Inquirer)

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By HANNAH L. TORREGOZA

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Benjamin S. Abalos said that the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC) is ready to proclaim some of the winning senatorial candidates during the weekend as the poll body is bent on beating its 10-day deadline on Friday. (More on Manila Bulletin)

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A Roman Catholic bishop has a different take on Fr. Eddie Panlilio’s election as Pampanga governor. Bishop Dinualdo Gutierrez of Marbel, Cotabato said on Tuesday that while he admired Panlilio’s “spirit of sacrifice,” the fact that a priest had to directly join politics showed that the Church was remiss on a key role. (More on Inquirer)

Originally Posted at www.inquirer.net 

Senatorial Candidates Tally Sheet

(More on Inquirer)

Local Election Results

Updated partial results of the local elections are now available in Portable Document Format. Some of the results are unofficial while others are official counts by the Commission on Elections. (More on Inquirer)

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Party list tallies

(More on Inquirer)

Posted May 20, 2007 05:51:00(Mla Time)

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BACOOR, Cavite—Mayoral candidate Minerva Castillo officially filed a petition for a declaration of failure of elections in Bacoor at the Commission on Elections, citing among other reasons the alleged buying of votes by candidates in the province for P500 per vote.

In her five-page petition dated May 18, 2007, Castillo accused Strike Revilla of employing “massive fraud and terrorism” to ensure his victory. (More on Inquirer)

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Posted May 20, 2007 05:53:00(Mla Time)

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MANILA, Philippines—Amid slow count in other areas, the Commission on Elections proclaimed more winners in Southern Luzon.

In Laguna, newly elected representatives Justin Mark Chipeco (2nd district), Ma. Evita Arago (3rd district), and Edgar San Luis (4th district) have been proclaimed by the Comelec. (More on Inquirer)

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An explosion occurred near a school here, where ballot boxes from a neighboring town were earlier brought for safeguarding, but no one was injured, police said Sunday, confirming earlier reports.

Senior Superintendent Joel Goltiao, police chief of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, said the explosion near the Parang Elementary School near midnight Friday could have been caused by a rocket grenade. (More on Inquirer)

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May. 20, 2007 13:41:00

Reelected Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay is to lead a parade in the city’s high-end financial district in celebration of the city’s founding anniversary.

The stretch of Ayala Avenue from the corner of Makati Avenue to Gil Puyat Avenue (formerly Buendia), will be closed starting 2 p.m. on Monday for the annual Makati Grand Parade, authorities said. (More on Inquirer)

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The camps of reelectionist Governor Maria Gracia Cielo Padaca and her rival, former governor Benjamin Dy, have both claimed victory in the gubernatorial race in Isabela. (More on Inquirer)

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Partial, unofficial Namfrel tally as of 5:27 a.m. of May 17

The top 12 senators based on the latest partial, unofficial Namfrel tally (35,839 out of 224,748 precincts or 15.95 percent of total):

1. Legarda, Loren, 2,115,936

2. Escudero, Francis Joseph, 2,082,908

3. Lacson, Panfilo, 1,942,396

4. Villar, Manuel Jr, 1,745,048

5. Pangilinan, Francis, 1,739,306
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The top 6 party-lists based on the latest partial, unofficial Namfrel tally (35,839 out of 224,748 precincts or 15.95 percent of total):

1. Gabriela, 61,279

2. Buhay, 53,688

3. Bayan Muna, 53,407

4. Apec, 38,918

5. Cibac, 34,481

6. Amin, 30,011
Posted by : Leo Magno in Quezon City

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By DANNY FAJARDO

IlOILO CITY — Twenty-three election-related incidents hit Western Visayas.

Regional Police Director Wilfredo V. Dulay Sr. ordered these incidents investigated.

The Regional Election Monitoring Action Center (Remac) recorded seven incidents each in Antique and Iloilo, five in Negros Occidental and two each in Capiz and Aklan. (More on Manila Bulletin)

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