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2022 local and national elections

June 10, 2022 | 10:06am
Location: PHILIPPINES
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2022 local and national elections
June 10, 2022

The Comelec condemns that killing of its election officer of Mutia, Zamboanga del Norte. Engineer Maricel Peralta. Acting Chairperson Socorro Inting says the Commission is already “in communication with the PNP” and they will not rest “until justice is served.”

May 12, 2022

China extends its congratulations to presumptive president Bongbong Marcos and presumptive vice president Sara Duterte.

Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian says the next administration "will surely demonstrate unprecedented unity to rise above all challenges."

May 12, 2022

The envoy says China's ambassador to the Philippines has congratulated Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for his victory in the presidential elections, expressing confidence that ties between the two nations would be "stronger".

"I have no doubt that under the next administration, our bilateral relations will only become stronger, our peoples closer and our cooperation deeper and wider," Huang Xilian says in a statement. — AFP

May 11, 2022

A foreign ministry spokesperson says China congratulates the Philippines for holding a "smooth" presidential election and its leading candidates. 

May 11, 2022

The Comission on Elections, sitting as National Board of Canvassers, resumes the tabulation of votes for senators. — The STAR/Sheila Crisostomo

May 11, 2022

As of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, former Sen. Bongbong Marcos maintains his overwhelming lead in the presidential race, with 31,071,674 votes, based on the partial, unofficial results from Comelec data. 

Vice President Leni Robredo is in second with 14,806,539 votes.

May 10, 2022

In a video message, Sen. Manny Pacquiao concedes to Bongbong Marcos, who is poised to take the presidency by a landslide.

"My decision to run was driven by my utmost desire to serve the country and uplift the lives of poor Filipinos. Bilang isang boxer at atleta, marunong akong tumanggap ng pagkatalo."

More election updates on bit.ly/natl-live.

May 10, 2022

Sen. Dick Gordon, seeking another Senate term, concedes defeat in the senatorial race.

As of 4:30 p.m., Gordon ranked 22nd in the senatorial race with 8,263,072 votes.

"I will forever desire victory and unity for our country and I pray that the Lord guide all our newly elected leaders as they endeavor to move our nation forward," Gordon says.

May 10, 2022

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno concedes defeat in the presidential race and congratulated former senator Bongbong Marcos, who has so far garnered more than 30 million votes.

As of 3:10 p.m., Moreno ranks fourth in the presidential race with 1,877,935 votes.

“Mayroon na pong pinili ang bawat Pilipino. Nais kong batiin si dating Sen. Bongbong Marcos. Binabati ko ang pamilya ni dating Sen. Marcos sa pagpili sa kaniya ng higit na nakararami bilang hahalinhin na panhulo ng ating bansa," Moreno says.

May 10, 2022

Honey Lacuna, the incumbent vice mayor of the City of Manila, wins the mayoral race.

She makes history for being the first female candidate to win the mayoral seat in the city.

May 10, 2022

Based on the unofficial tally released as of 10:47 a.m. Tuesday, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. leads with an overwhelming 30,755,045 votes.

His closest competitor, Vice President Leni Robredo, garners 14,679,366 votes. The figures were based on 97% of votes transmitted.

In the vice presidential race, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio leads with 31,160,840.

May 10, 2022

As of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the unofficial tally of partial results shows presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos with 30,666,663 votes and his closest competitor, Vice President Leni Robredo, with 14,632,735 votes.

In the vice presidential race, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio leads with 31,056,384 votes.

May 10, 2022

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte wins her reelection bid, with 617,908 votes.

She managed to secure a second term after defeating her rival Rep. Mike Defensor in the mayoral race.

May 10, 2022

The Commission on Elections proclaims that reelectionist Ike Ponce won the mayoral race in Pateros anew.

Ponce managed to secure a third term with 28,534 votes.

May 10, 2022

Imelda Aguilar gets re-elected as the mayor of Las Piñas City, winning the local elections with 108,644 votes.

She defeated her rival Ferds Eusebio by more than 70,000 votes.

May 10, 2022

Rep. Eric Olivarez of Parañaque is the new city mayor, after getting 174,397 votes.

He is replacing his elder brother, Mayor Edwin Olivarez, as the city’s chief executive.

May 10, 2022

Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro wins his bid for reelection, with 183,878 votes.

This is his third and last term as the city's chief executive.

May 10, 2022

Jeannie Sandoval wins the mayoralty race in Malabon City with 94,826 votes, making her the first female candidate to hold the top local post.

She was in a close fight with her rival Enzo Oreta who received 93,547 votes.

May 10, 2022

Valenzuela City Rep. Wes Gatchalian wins as new mayor of the city with 275,650 votes.

He will be exchanging positions with his brother, Rex Gatchalian, who will be the new representative of the First District of Valenzuela.

May 10, 2022

Vico Sotto gets re-elected as the mayor of Pasig City, winning the local elections with 335,851 votes.

He was up against Vice Mayor Iyo Bernardo who garnered 45,604 votes.

May 10, 2022

The board of canvassers announces that reelectionist Abby Binay won the mayoral race in Makati City anew.

Final tally of votes showed over 338,000 Makati voters supported Abby’s reelection bid, beating her rival Joel Hernandez. 

May 10, 2022

Presidential candidate Panfilo "Ping" Lacson says early Tuesday morning he's going home to serve his family "for a change". 

"Enjoying peace and quiet in these challenging times will probably be my life’s greatest reward," Lacson adds on Twitter.

May 10, 2022

As of 5:10 a.m., former senator Bongbong Marcos leads the presidential race in the partial, unofficial results from Comelec data with 30,061,646 votes.

Vice President Leni Robredo is in second with 14,330,051 votes.

In the vice presidential race, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte ranks first with 30,361,891 followed by Sen. Kiko Pangilinan with 8,929,872 votes.

May 10, 2022

Speaking early Tuesday morning, Vice President Leni Robredo acknowledges that election returns are making it clear what the will of the Filipino people is.

"Walang nasayang. Hindi tayo nabigo (Nothing was wasted, we did not fail)," she also says, however, saying efforts to make the country better should go beyond the elections.

"May kilusang isinilang (A movement was born)," she says, referring to the volunteer groups formed in support of her candidacy.

May 9, 2022

As of 9:02 p.m., former senator Bongbong Marcos leads the presidential race in the partial, unofficial results from Comelec data with 20,084,651 votes.

Vice President Leni Robredo is in second with 9,492,702 votes.

In the vice presidential race, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte ranks first with 19,706,564 followed by Sen. Kiko Pangilinan with 6,017,896 votes.

May 9, 2022

An unofficial tally of votes shows former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos taking a strong early lead. 

As of 8:17 p.m., the unofficial tally of partial results showed Marcos with 15,339,878 votes and his closest competitor, Vice President Leni Robredo, with 7,288,834 votes. 

May 9, 2022

An unofficial tally of votes cast in Monday's polls showed former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos taking a strong early lead. 

As of 8:17 p.m., the unofficial tally of partial results showed Marcos with 15,339,878 votes and his closest competitor, Vice President Leni Robredo, with 7,288,834 votes. — Gaea Katreena Cabico

May 9, 2022

President Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote for the 2022 elections at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in Davao City.

May 9, 2022

Comelec Commissioner George Garcia urges the public to continue voting and not to believe in claims from social media about anomalies in vote counting machine receipts.

Garcia says the report from Narvacan, Ilocos Sur of a different result from the ballot does not have any proof, stressing that voting is still ongoing.

"Hanggang sa kasalukuyan, wala naman siyang maipakita na ebidensya... It’s so unfair especially to the hardworking men and women, the members of the electoral board," Garcia says in a press briefing.

May 9, 2022

Burst of gun fires rocked three separate towns in this island province minutes after the voting open Monday sending fear-gripped residents to scamper for safety, security officials say.

Shooting erupted between armed supporters of two rival candidates in an island barangay of Tabuan Lasa town as voting begun almost the same hour when the incident in Sumisip erupted, said Col. Pedro Martirez, Basilan Provincial Police Office director says.

Martirez says the incident occurred about 7a.m when the supporters of Boloh-Boloh barangay chairperson Jahid Abbas and Alfad Farouk, who is running for councilor, crossed paths at the vicinity of Boloh-Boloh Elementary School.

No one was reported casualty from both sides, according to Martirez. — The STAR/Roel Pareño

May 9, 2022

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno casts his vote at Magat Salamat Elementary School in Tondo, Manila.

May 9, 2022

Comelec Commissioner George Garcia says close to 2,000 vote-counting machines were reported defective.

Here's a breakdown of the resolved common issues, according to Garcia: 

  • Paper jam - 940 
  • Rejected ballots - 606 
  • VCM scanner not working - 158 
  • VCM printer not working - 87 
  • VCM printer not working properly - 76

— News5/Greg Gregorio

May 9, 2022

Presidential hopeful Leni Robredo arrives at a polling station in the central Philippines on Monday to vote in high-stakes elections that Ferdinand Marcos Junior is heavily favoured to win. 

Robredo, 57, the main rival to Marcos Jr, was greeted by supporters chanting "Leni, Leni" as she entered the grounds of a school in Magarao municipality in Camarines Sur province. — AFP

May 9, 2022

Vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte casts her vote at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City. 

May 9, 2022

Imelda Marcos, the mother of the Philippine presidential frontrunner, arrives Monday at a polling station in the family's northern stronghold to vote in elections seen as the most consequential since her husband was deposed.

The 92-year-old matriarch — wearing a long red top and matching trousers and slip-on flats — was lowered from a white van at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School in Batac City. — AFP

May 9, 2022

The son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos casts his vote Monday in the presidential election he is widely predicted to win in a landslide.

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, along with his younger sister Irene, voted at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School in the northern city of Batac, the family's ancestral home. — AFP

Follow the latest updates as Filipinos cast their votes for the 2022 local and national elections.

Main photo: AFP/Chaideer Mahyuddin

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