Elections 2013 live update: Comelec proclaims 6 Senator-elect winners, Binay absent

8:08 PM: So Nancy Binay was a no-show in her own official proclamation as a Senator-elect. Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes declared during the ceremony that the certificates of proclamation were given in alphabetical order, and that no final tallies were included.

8:00 PM: The crowd was ecstatic as Grace Poe was officially declared as the number one Senator-elect winner in this mid-term elections. She is accompanied by her family and mother Susan Roces. Official but partial reports are here.

7:58 PM: There was no reason given why Nancy Binay was a no-show in her proclamation as one of the top six Senator-elect winners.

7:48 PM: Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes says the poll body has signed a proclamation certificate to all six Senator-elects. Binay is still missing from the ceremony. Earlier, Binay's party UNA filed a motion to suspend proclamation of Senator-elect winners today. Comelec en banc rules against the motion. 

7:47 PM: Nancy Binay is missing from the proclamation ceremony. Alan Peter Cayetano comes late. 

7:45 PM: The proclamation ceremonies begin.

7:26 PM: Heart Evangelista and Chiz Escurdero arrive at the PICC. 

7:20 PM: Grace Poe and Loren Legarda arrive at the PICC too. Susan Roces, mother of Grace Poe, is also in PICC.

7:16 PM: So this is the list of Senator-elects that will be proclaimed tonight: Grace Poe, Loren Legarda, Alan Peter Cayetano, Francis "Chiz" Escudero, Nancy Binay, and Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara. They are the top six Senators based on the partial, official results that covers 72 certificates of canvass or 13,384,981 votes. 

7:03 PM: Senator-elect Juan Edgardo Angara is first to arrive at the PICC. This is based on these partial, official results.

4:34 PM: The proclamation of some Senate winners will push through tonight, according to Comelec chief Brillantes. This is going to happen because the Commission on Elections rejected an UNA plea to delay proclamation.

2:55 PM: In a press conference, the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkasters sa Pilipinas and the PPCRV appeal to the Comelec to give them election results that were not transmitted to the "transparency servers" to allay fears of manipulation of results.p

1:13 PM: Stories that we think you must read:

11:19 AM: Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes says the Comelec en banc, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, will proclaim 5 to 6 Senate-elect winners Thursday night. Meanwhile, the poll chief says that there is an order to suspend "unofficial counts" using the "transparency servers." 

11:08 AM: Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes tells media that Senate winners will be proclaimed tonight, but he declined to say how many. #purplethumb The United Nationalist Alliance has filed a motion to defer proclamation. The Board will convene to resolve this issue this afternoon.

May 16, 10:12 AM: We're on Day 3 of the canvassing of votes. According to the National Board's records, Grace Poe remains the leader in the Senate race with 4,729,889 out of 8,790,441 votes tallied as of May 16. There are now a total of 47 certificates of canvass transmitted to the Comelec.

Pagination

(6 Pages) | Read all

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Phl has 5th worst traffic in the world – study
    Phl has 5th worst traffic in the world – study

    The Philippines is the fifth country in the world with the worst traffic conditions, according to the online database Numbeo. The Philippines had a traffic index score of 201.31 based on Numbeo’s Traffic Index for Country 2015 Mid-Year report. Traffic Index is a composite index of time consumed in traffic due to job commute, estimation of time consumption dissatisfaction, carbon dioxide consumption estimation in traffic, and overall inefficiencies in the traffic system. …

  • HPG ready for EDSA traffic duties
    HPG ready for EDSA traffic duties

    The Highway Patrol Group (HPG) of the Philippine National Police yesterday declared its readiness to take over traffic management along EDSA on Monday. HPG director Chief Supt. Arnold Gunnacao advised motorists to follow traffic rules and regulations on the 23.8-kilometer highway. Gunnacao said PNP chief Ricardo Marquez would ceremoniously send off HPG police officers from PNP headquarters at 4 a.m. on Monday. …

  • Protesters, burglar hit Camp Aguinaldo
    Protesters, burglar hit Camp Aguinaldo

    Militants staged a rally in front of Camp Aguinaldo yesterday to denounce the alleged human rights abuses of the military. Around 30 protesters gathered in front of the camp’s Gate 2 along EDSA and sprayed the wall with red and black paint. The protesters, led by the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, denounced an ongoing anti-insurgency campaign by the military that has reportedly displaced thousands of lumad, members of indigenous tribes, in Davao and Northern Mindanao. …

POLL
Loading...
Poll Choice Options