Posted on 10 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay is not threatened by Senator Mar Roxas’s plan to file a protest before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
Binay said he welcomes any legal move contesting the results of the vice presidential race in the May 10 elections. Read rest of story
Posted on 09 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay were finally proclaimed winners in the May 10 elections.
The proclamation started around 2 p.m. Wednesday and was witnessed by families and friends of Aquino and Binay, as well as by lawmakers, celebrities, and other personalities. Read rest of story
Posted on 08 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — President-apparent Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and his vice president will have to wait until Wednesday for their proclamation after Congress deferred anew the canvassing of votes from Lanao del Sur.
Congress, who sits as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), earlier set the proclamation of the winning president and vice president on Tuesday. Read rest of story
Posted on 05 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — Following many delays in the canvassing process, Malacañang is looking forward to a “delay-free” proclamation of the winners in the presidential and vice presidential race this coming week.
Deputy presidential spokesman Rogelio Peyuan said there should be no more distraction as they have to prepare for Independence Day on June 12 and the presidential inauguration on June 30. Read rest of story
Posted on 04 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — The camp of President-apparent Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III urged Congress Friday to proclaim early the winning president, with the Liberal Party standard bearer’s lead of 5.5 million votes already “insurmountable.”
As of the latest tally, Aquino is leading the presidential race with 14,641,803 votes against his closest rival, former President Joseph Estrada’s 9,125,832. Read rest of story
Posted on 03 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — Congress may officially declare early next week the winning president and vice president with only 71 certificates of canvass (COCs) left to be tallied as of Wednesday.
Senate Minority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said he expects the joint canvassing committee to wrap up the counting of votes cast in the May 10 polls for the top two positions of the land on Thursday. Read rest of story
Posted on 02 June 2010 by admin
MANILA -– Liberal Party presidential candidate Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III continues to take the lead as the canvassing of votes for president and vice president in Congress entered its fourth day Tuesday.
On Tuesday afternoon Aquino already took over the lead from former President Joseph Estrada who was the leading contender during Monday’s canvassing. Read rest of story
Posted on 01 June 2010 by admin
MANILA — Former President Joseph Estrada and his running mate Jejomar Binay emerged as the top candidates for president and vice president in the initial tally in Congress Monday night.
Congress, sitting as National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) for the two top national positions, opened the certificates of canvass (COCs) from the provinces of La Union and Ilocos Norte, as well as results of overseas absentee voting in Hong Kong and Singapore. Read rest of story
Posted on 29 May 2010 by admin
MANILA — Canvassing of manually transmitted certificates of canvass for president and vice president may be completed by Tuesday.
Partial results of the official count as of 8:15 p.m. Tuesday showed the Liberal Party tandem of Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino and Mar Roxas leading the presidential and vice presidential races, respectively. Read rest of story
Posted on 17 May 2010 by admin
MANILA — Outgoing Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay’s camp dared rival Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas on Sunday to present regional and provincial results of the May 10 elections to prove that the latter, indeed, is leading the vice presidential race.
Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) senatorial bet JV Bautista took the cudgels for Binay, accusing the Roxas camp of “misleading the public by selectively” showing provincial results favorable to the Liberal Party (LP) bet. Read rest of story