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Kid Peña stuns former VP Binay in 1st district congressional race

Abby Binay gets another term as Makati mayor (Eagle News)—Abby Binay won another term as mayor of Makati, besting four others, including her brother Junjun, who were also vying for the post. Abby garnered 179,522 votes as compared to Junjun’s 98653 votes with 100 percent of election returns transmitted. Ricky Yabut got 23721 votes, Rene Bondal 3565, and Wilfredo Talag 1541. In the race for the post of Makati 1st district representative, former acting Makati  […]

Vico Sotto is new mayor of Pasig

(Eagle News)—- Vico Sotto is the new mayor of Pasig. The former councilor and son of actor Vic Sotto ended the decades-long rule of the Eusebio family in Pasig politics after beating his closest rival to the post, reelectionist Mayor Bobby Eusebio. Sotto had 188321 votes, vis à vis Eusebio’s 109245, with a 90 percent transmittal from the vote-counting  machines. The remaining 10 percent translates to only 45 precincts. Bobby  is the son of Vicente […]

Menchie Abalos gets another term as Mandaluyong mayor

(Eagle News)– Menchie Abalos has won another term as Mandaluyong mayor after beating her only rival by a landslide. “Sa lahat ng Mandaleño, maraming maraming salamat sa muli ninyong pagtitiwala sa akin. Hinding hindi ko po bibiguin ang inyong pagtitiwala sa akin,” Abalos said in a video posted on her Facebook account after results showed she was far ahead independent candidate Florencio Solomon. The Abalos family has long dominated Mandaluyong politics, with Menchie’s husband,  Benhur […]

Imelda Aguilar wins second term as Las Piñas mayor

  (Eagle News)—-The Aguilar-Villar tandem continues its hold over Las Piñas after winning electoral races at the city and congressional levels. Imelda Aguilar  won a second term as mayor of Las Piñas, while her daughter April clinched the post of vice mayor. Reelectionist senator Cynthia Villar’s daughter, Camille, on the other hand, is now the representative of the lone district of the city in the House of Representatives. The Villars and the Aguilars have dominated […]

Former VP Binay trailing in Makati congressional race

(Eagle News)–Former Vice President Jejomar Binay is behind in the race for the post of   Makati 1st district representative, based on partial and unofficial results. Binay has so far 62754 votes, 5360 less than his closest rival, Romulo “Kid” Peña as of 9 p.m. In the 2nd district, incumbent Rep. Luis Campos was still leading with 88528 votes as compared to his closest challenger King Yabut’s  61885. Campos is the husband of Binay’s daughter Abby, […]

Isko Moreno poised to win Manila mayoralty race

(Eagle News)–Isko Moreno is poised to win the mayoralty race in Manila, as he continued to lead by a wide margin his closest rival, reelectionist Mayor Joseph Estrada, based on partial results. As of 10 p.m., Moreno had 331,409 votes vis à vis Estrada’s 193,773, a whopping 137,636 lead with more than 80 percent of precinct results coming in. Former Mayor Alfredo Lim was a far third, with 127,920 votes. Based on the partial results, […]

Francis Zamora is new mayor of San Juan

(Eagle News)–PDP-Laban bet Francis Zamora is the new mayor of San Juan. Zamora beat Janella Ejercito Estrada, who was hoping to continue the Ejercito-Estrada family’s almost-five-decade rule of the city. Janella Estrada is the daughter of Jinggoy Estrada, son of reelectionist Manila Mayor  Joseph Estrada. An ecstatic Zamora faced the media after learning of the results. “Tandaan niyo, ang kalaban natin, ang pamilya nila 50 taon na andito sa San Juan. Dating pangulo ng Pilipinas, […]

Binay gets replacement ballot; finally casts his vote in Makati polling precinct

(Eagle News)–Former Vice President Jejomar Binay and another voter were given replacement ballots after an electoral board ruled it was not their fault their first ballots became dirty. The Commission on Elections had said this was the reason why their first ballots were rejected by the VCM in the first place. “Dito sa case ni former VP Binay, ‘yung balota niya nalaglag dahil dinumog ng tao ‘yung electoral board nung ayaw tanggapin ng machine so […]

Look: PNP confiscates sample ballots, flyers in Sauyo elementary school

(Eagle News) — Police confiscated sample ballots and flyers being distributed at the Sauyo Elementary School in Quezon City on Monday, May 13. In this video taken by Eagle News Service correspondent Ian Jasper Eleazar, the various sample ballots can be seen piled up on a table as policemen secured the voting premises.  They also confiscated several bags of the illegal campaign materials. Police Capt. Dennis Fajardo of the Quezon City Police District’s Station 4 […]

Ilang voter registration verification machine sa 3 polling center sa Maynila, hindi gumana

Moira Encina Eagle News Maliban sa mga nagkaaberyang vote counting machines, hindi gumana ang VRVM o Voter Registration Verification Machines sa ilang polling precincts sa Maynila. Ilan sa mga ito ay ang Rosauro Almario Elementary School, Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School at Magat Elementary School. Ang lungsod ng Maynila na pangalawa sa may pinakamaraming botante sa buong bansa na mahigit 1 milyon ay isa sa mga napiling pilot areas ng Commission on Elections para sa […]

Some candidates cast their votes early on Monday, May 13

(Eagle News)–Several candidates went early to their respective polling precincts on Monday, May 13, to cast their votes in the midterm elections. Senator JV Ejercito was with his wife Cindy when he cast his ballot at the Xavier school in San Juan. Isko Moreno, who is running for mayor of Manila, was wearing a white T-shirt when he arrived at the Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School in Manila to cast his ballot. Ronald Dela Rosa, […]