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Aquino’s camp moves for his early proclamation

Posted by akosistella on June 4, 2010


MANILA, Philippines—The camp of Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino on Thursday moved for his early proclamation after getting more than five million votes lead over his closest rival, former president Joseph Estrada, in the ongoing canvassing of Congress.

Aquino’s laywer, Joel Cadiz, made the motion, saying that Aquino’s rival could no longer catch up since there were only less than two million votes left to be counted by Congress acting as the board of canvassers for president and vice president.

But Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri requested Aquino’s camp to be a little more patient since there were only a few certificates of canvass (CoC’s) to be processed.
Aquino’s camp acceded to Zubiri’s request.

Via Inquirer.net


Noynoy, Binay still dominate Congress canvassing

As the official canvassing of votes for president and vice president nears conclusion, Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay continued to hold a tight grip on the top slots.

Out of the 278 certificates of canvass (COCs), 236 had already been opened by the Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, as of 6 p.m. Thursday.

Aquino and Binay ruled in most provinces and cities canvassed for the day such as Batangas, Quezon City, Sulu, Muntinlupa, Pasay City, Makati City, Malabon City, Pampanga, San Juan, and Maguindanao.

via GMA News.TV.

AND: Shooting halts voting in Lanao del Sur


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More than 79,000 fail to vote due to hostilities

Posted by akosistella on May 15, 2010


More than 79,000 voters failed to vote on election day due to wrong shipping of ballots and armed hostilities in 12 municipalities in the Visayas and Mindanao, the Commission on Elections said Friday.

A total of 79,920 voters from 203 clustered precincts in the country were affected by failure of elections in some towns in Iloilo, Samar, Sarangani, and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), a Comelec record showed.

Earlier, failure of elections has been recommended in 11 municipalities in the country although the poll body has yet to make official declarations and reschedule voting in these areas.

via GMANews.TV.


Declare failure of polls in Lanao Sur town, Comelec asked

MANILA, Philippines – A petition has been filed before the Commission on Elections en banc to declare failure of elections in another town in Lanao del Sur province, the eighth such petition that has been lodged before the poll body.

Tugaya has reportedly been the victim of harassment by armed groups that stalked the town’s polling precincts.

One lawyer Abubakar told the Comelec en banc that on election day, a grenade launcher was fired towards the school where elections were supposed to be held, resulting to fear among the voters and the board of election inspectors (BEIs).

Via Inquirer.net

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Lanao Sur voters’ list padded by 200,000

Posted by akosistella on March 4, 2010

WAO, LANAO DEL SUR—Gov. Mamintal Adiong Jr. on Tuesday said he was more worried by double registrants and flying voters in his province than by private armies.

Adiong, a Lakas-Kampi-CMD stalwart, said a padded voters’ roll was more likely to undermine the electoral process.

The Lanao del Sur governor said double registrants for instance could vote as many times as they desired to favor certain candidates.

He said there were about 500,000 registered voters in Lanao del Sur today when the number should only be between 300,000 and 350,000.

Adiong said vote-padding might be a result of one person having multiple registrations, nonresidents brought into the province to register as voter or even multiple voter, minors registered as voters and assumed names.

Click INQUIRER Politics.


Operation quick count is history; May 10 poll results out in 2 days

MANILA, Philippines—The slow count that prompted operation quick counts in the past may now be consigned to history.

The country’s first nationwide automated elections on May 10 are expected to produce results in two days, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said media entities and other parties could still conduct their own count and call the results of the races.media

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