2019 midterm elections

2019 midterm elections

Catamco wins NoCot gubernatorial race

Philippines Politics
By Edwin Fernandez, PNA KIDAPAWAN CITY — Outgoing North Cotabato 2nd District Representative Nancy Catamco was proclaimed Thursday as governor after closely defeating Mayor Roger Taliño of Carmen town ...
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73 out of 167 COCs canvassed as of Wednesday: Comelec

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By Ferdinand Patinio, PNA MANILA — Two days after the mid-term polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) has canvassed over 70 ...
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Admin Senate bets top ‘magic 12’ in partial, official tally

Philippines Politics
By Ferdinand Patinio, PNA MANILA — Majority of the administration’s senatorial candidates dominate the top 12 of the senatorial race in the just-concluded mid-term elections on Monday. The figure ...
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Final testing of VCMs finds 0.4% of cards corrupted

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Friday that their Final Testing and Sealing (FTS) of the vote counting machines ((VCMs) to be used on the May 13 ...
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Cong. Velasco as next House Speaker? Mayor Inday Sara Duterte clarifies that people are just teasing him

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said that support for Marinduque Lord Allan Velasco’s bid to be Speaker of the House is just a form of teasing and nothing ...
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Zero tolerance for NPA extortion in May polls – AFP

Peace Philippines
The military will be intensifying their campaign against New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who are reportedly extorting money from candidates in the coming May elections. The Armed Forces ...
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Funding assured for May polls, state worker’s pay hike: Legarda

Philippines Politics
No budget has yet been approved for 2019, despite it being over a month into the new year. The government has been operating on a partially reenacted budget, ...
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Cayetano will be a great speaker – Duterte

Philippines Politics
  In an exclusive interview with Mindanation, President Rodrigo Duterte said that former Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano will do a “great job” as the next ...
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President Duterte confident in Bong Go’s Senate bid

Philippines Politics
President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his confidence in the senatorial campaign of his former top aide, SAP Christopher “Bong” Go. Go filed his certificate of candidacy on October ...
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