[In the news] Buhay, A Teacher, Bayan Muna lead party-list race -INQUIRER.net

Buhay, A Teacher, Bayan Muna lead party-list race
By Jerome Aning
Philippine Daily Inquirer
May 21, 2013

inquirer

As the canvassing of votes for the party-list groups resumed, a poll watchdog on Monday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to account for the 23.67 percent of election returns (ERs) that had not been electronically tabulated because of transmission glitches.

Purported technical gremlins halted the quick count conducted by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), as well as the canvassing of votes for the senatorial race, with the Comelec resorting to the use of the so-called “grouped canvass reports” to tally votes for senators instead of the official certificates of canvass (COCs).

As of noon, the partial unofficial count of party-list votes by the PPCRV and its media partners stood at 76.33 percent, or 59,665, of the 78,166 ERs nationwide, equivalent to about 31.6 million of 52.3 million registered voters.

The party-list groups in the top 10 were Buhay with 1,056,681 votes; A Teacher, 831,250; Bayan Muna, 784,040; 1-Care, 731,226; Akbayan, 680,159; AKB, 619,427; Gabriela, 597,959; OFW Family, 593,485; Abono, 584,088; and Senior Citizens, 552,709.

In a statement, the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) said that as of Friday afternoon, the untransmitted ERs numbered 18,504, estimated to contain at least 8.5 million votes. The transmission problems affected the sending of COCs to the Comelec, which as of Friday had received only 117 out of 304 expected COCs.

Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook

Read full article @newsinfo.inquirer.net

Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and original source/s of information are retained including the URL contained within the tagline and byline of the articles, news information, photos etc.

wk of disappeared copysign petiton2 small

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s