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PET refuses to dismiss Marcos’ poll protest: Robredo’s claim of victory ‘premature’

Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo. (File photos from the Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) has denied the bid of Vice President Leni Robredo to ...

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Comelec to poll bets: File your SOCE until June 13

Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER.net file photo / Darryl John Esguerra MANILA, Philippines—With the May 13 midterm elections over, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded all candidates to submit their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) not later than June ...

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Dennis Uy’s Udenna Group denies links to poll machine provider

MANILA — Businessman Dennis Uy’s Udenna Group on Thursday said it had no links to a consortium that provided vote-counting machines used in midterm elections held this week. Chelsea Logistics Holdings, a Udenna company, issued the denial to the stock ...

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Poll watchdog: ‘Meet-me rooms’ with undeclared servers used in elections

[embedded content] As early as the 2016 elections, a “meet-me room” infrastructure was already in place, hosting some undeclared queuing servers, according to an election watchdog group. Nelson Celis, spokesperson of Automated Election System Watch (AES Watch), told ANC’s “Future ...

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MMDA nets 168 tons of poll waste, invites recyclers

MANILA, Philippines – More than 168 tons of discarded campaign materials have so far been collected in Metro Manila by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Recyclers welcome ADVERTISEMENT The election-related tarpaulins, the MMDA said, will be made available to ...

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Angara describes 2019 poll results as ‘Duterte avalanche’

Sen. Sonny Angara (INQUIRER.net file photo) MANILA, Philippines — The 2019 midterm elections could be described as a “Duterte avalanche” based on how administration-backed senatorial bets fared in partial and unofficial results, reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said Wednesday. “It’s kind ...

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Who won in the country’s hottest poll spots?

NATIONAL CANVASS About an hour before the polls closed on Monday, the Commission on Elections convened at the Philippine International Convention Center to serve as the national board of canvassers for the midterm elections. INQUIRER file photo / RICHARDA. REYES ...

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Tolentino says poll figures ‘validate’ claim of 2016 poll cheating

Francis Tolentino delivers his introductory remarks during the Harapan 2019 Senatorial Town Hall Debate at ABS-CBN on February 17, 2019. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino on Tuesday said the result of the midterm polls validate ...

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Dismayed at initial poll results, Filipinos search for ‘migrate’ online

Google Trends real-time data show spike in searches for the word “migrate” in the Philippines as initial election results came in Monday night. Screengrab Google Trends real-time data show spike in searches for the word “migrate” in the Philippines as ...

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Trump’s approval hits highest rating ever in Gallup poll

President Donald Trump. AP WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump is enjoying the strongest polling of his presidency following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and positive economic news, according to public opinion poll agency Gallup. ...

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