National Congressional

Congress proclaims Aquino as president, Binay as VP

After canvassing the votes from the May 10 polls for nearly three weeks, the Philippine Congress on Wednesday finally proclaimed Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III as the next president and Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay as the incoming vice president of the country.
3:45PM Jun 9

Binay camp unfazed by Mar's possible poll protest

Hours before his proclamation as winner in this year's vice presidential race, the camp of outgoing Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay downplayed a possible electoral protest from his Liberal Party rival, Sen. Manuel Roxas II.
11:25AM Jun 9

Roxas mulls filing poll protest

With Makati City Major Jejomar Binay emerging as the apparent winner in the vice presidential race, Senator Manuel "Mar" Roxas II on Tuesday said his camp is now gathering evidence for a possible electoral protest.
3:55PM Jun 8

Losing candidates' supporters protest at Batasan, question poll results

Only hours before votes in the final certificate of canvass are counted, supporters of four losing bets in the presidential race joined forces on Tuesday to question results of the first nationwide automated elections last May 10.
12:13PM Jun 8

Canvassing of votes from Davao City deferred

The Congress, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), on Monday decided to defer anew the canvassing of votes from Davao City due to the absence of statement of votes (SOV) there.
4:42PM Jun 7

Proclamation of pres, VP could have been earlier — Comelec

The proclamation of the winning presidential and vice presidential candidate could have been made earlier given the quick release of the election results, the spokesman for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Monday.
4:17PM Jun 7

Binay camp denies junking Erap

The camp of Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) leading vice-presidential bet Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay on Thursday denied deserting the party’s standard bearer, former President Joseph Estrada.
8:48PM Jun 3

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.
7:03PM Jun 3

Comelec exec grilled over order to send 1,600 back-up CF cards nationwide

Congressional leaders on Wednesday grilled a top official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for issuing a memorandum that directed the delivery of 1,600 blank back-up compact flash cards nationwide a day before the May 10 elections.
4:56PM Jun 2

How did the presidential and vice-presidential candidates do in your province?

As an added feature in GMANews.TV’s election coverage, we are presenting a provincial breakdown of the presidential and vice-presidential votes in a visual, interactive and user-friendly format. It also includes the vote breakdowns in Hong Kong and Singapore. Just mouseover the map.
10:11PM May 28

Eleksyon 2010 President/VP Count Per Province

Eleksyon 2010 President/VP Count Per Province
7:39PM May 28

Proclamation of 10 winning party-list groups moved to Monday

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has moved the proclamation of at least 10 of the winning party-list organizations to May 31, Monday.
1:35PM May 27

New set of COCs, ERs arrive at Batasan Pambansa

A new set of certificates of canvass (COCs) and election returns (ERs), including those of absentee votes from eight countries, arrived Thursday at the Batasan Pambansa complex in Quezon City where a joint session of Congress will canvass votes for president and vice president.
12:48PM May 27

Congress starts joint session to canvass votes for president, VP

The Senate and House of Representatives convened on Tuesday afternoon as the National Board of Canvassers to tally votes cast for president and vice president.
3:50PM May 25

Comelec official open to manual recount

A senior poll official said Tuesday he is open to conducting a manual recount in areas where there is a large discrepancy in the results of the May 10 automated polls.
3:35PM May 25