Comelec stops tally in favor of official count
Posted by akosistella on May 12, 2010
THE Commission on Elections en banc yesterday decided to stop issuing tabulation reports of transmitted results of the national elections.
The Comelec is tasked to canvass votes for senatorial candidates. It convened yesterday as the National Board of Canvassers.
Votes for president and vice president are canvassed by Congress which will convene also as a board of canvassers on May 31.
Comelec junks partial proclamation of Senate winners
THE Commission on Elections, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC), yesterday ruled out a partial proclamation of winning senatorial candidates.
Comelec Chairman Jose Melo said a partial proclamation would be like going back to the manual election system.
In the last update released by the Comelec yesterday morning, the top 12 candidates were Ramon Revilla Jr., Jinggoy Estrada, Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Franklin Drilon, Juan Ponce Enrile, Pia Cayetano, Bongbong Marcos, Ralph Recto, Vicente Sotto III, Sergio Osmeña III, Lito Lapid, and Teofisto Guingona (8,493,334).