Commission On Elections Still Waiting For Over 500,000 Votes To Officially Declare Victors
COMELEC – There’s still over 500,000 votes pending processing by the Commission On Elections to officially declare 2019 midterm election winners.
The 2019 nationwide elections were conducted last May 13, 2019. After the polling process, ballot counting was initiated and people started following mass media outlets for election updates.
Recently, there were also reports of election troubles which sparked allegations of election fraud. A lot of people were dismayed after they received information about malfunctioning Vote Counting Machines, Election Markers and SD Cards.
Protesters also started appearing voicing out their thoughts on the possible election fraud and demanded explanations.
Yesterday’s update shows senatorial candidates Villar, Poe and Go on the top 3 of the partial and official Election 2019 senatorial race. This result is based on ABS-CBN News:
1. Cynthia Villar – 24,757,642
2. Grace Poe – 21,563,558
3. Bong Go – 20,223,738
4. Pia Cayetano – 19,390,096
5. Bato dela Rosa – 18,639,583
6. Sonny Angara – 17,786740
7. Lito Lapid – 16,587,742
8. Imee Marcos – 15,362,702
9. Francis Tolentino – 15,196,397
10. Kiko Pimentel – 14,395,957
11. Bong Revilla – 14,279,625
12. Nancy Binay – 14,065,071
13. JV Ejercito – 13,983,153
14. Bam Aquino – 13,895,154
Meanwhile, as of today, 500,000 votes are still being waited to be processed and officially counted. Thus, they official tally will be closed as soon as the votes were done processing.
This is based on an article from ABS CBN News.
This moves the proclamation of the winning senators and party lists on another date. The winning senators could be proclaimed on Tuesday, while the winning party lists could be announced by Wednesday.
Currently, Comelec is working on necessary processes to finally declare the election victors.
That is all there is to it, at least for now. We’ll post updates as soon as we got them.