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Noynoy leads partial, unofficial tally of PPCRV May 10, 2010, 7:57pm

Monday, May 10, 2010

Noynoy leads partial, unofficial tally of PPCRV

May 10, 2010, 7:57pm
 
Liberal Party standard bearer Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino Monday made an early lead in among his competitors in the presidential race, while Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay is leading among the vice presidential hopefuls in the partial and unofficial tally of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV).


Initial tally returns as of 7 p.m. Monday showed that Aquino was leading the pack of presidential aspirants with a total of 86,990 out of the 2,214,129 votes or 34.94 percent.


Aquino was followed by Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) presidential candidate former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada with 67,425 votes or 27.11 percent and Nacionalista Party bet Manuel “Manny” Villar with 55,639 votes or 22.37 percent..... MORE  

SourceThe Manila Bulletin

URL: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/256784/noynoy-leads-partial-unofficial-tally-ppcrv

PGMA, presidential bets heave sigh of relief May 10, 2010, 6:24pm “Hay Salamat!”

PGMA, presidential bets heave sigh of relief

May 10, 2010, 6:24pm
“Hay Salamat!”
So declared President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo after a new poll machine successfully read and counted her ballot in a polling place here in the country's first automated elections.

The President, widely considered a shoo-in congresswoman in the second district of Pampanga, cast her ballot early Monday morning at the Clustered Precinct 1-A at the Lubao Central Elementary School after hearing a mass for peaceful and credible elections.

With a swarm of local and foreign poll observers and media monitoring her every move, the President, clad in an aqua sleeveless blouse and gray pants, checked her name at ers' list and then entered the designated polling precinct at around 7:08 a.m.... MORE  

SourceThe Manila Bulletin

URL: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/256765/pgma-presidential-bets-heave-sigh-relief

Confusion mars automated polls By MANILA BULLETIN NEWS TEAM May 10, 2010, 6:08pm

Confusion mars automated polls

But military officials say it’s generally peaceful
By MANILA BULLETIN NEWS TEAM
May 10, 2010, 6:08pm
 
Widespread reports of precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machine malfunction, vote-buying, voter disenfranchisement, and violence triggered chaos in the country’s first automated elections Monday.
Despite this, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) described the first 12 hours of the election day as generally peaceful and manageable.
PCOS glitch
In Isabela, ABS-CBN News reported that as of noon Monday, 65 PCOS machines were defective, while six of the seven spare PCOS machines in Bocaue, Bulacan have already been used after regular voting machines malfunctioned.... MORE  

SourceThe Manila Bulletin

URL: http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/256763/confusion-mars-automated-polls

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