Posts by tag: 2007 Elections

12 years ago

Zamboanga Sibugay canvassers face raps for vote-padding

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Partylist groups Kabataan, Suara Bangsamoro, Anakpawis, Gabriela and
Bayan Muna today filed charges of “electoral sabotage” against the provincial canvassers of Zamboanga Sibugay over the alleged padding of votes in favor of pro-administration partylist groups Uni-Mad and Coop-Natco.

12 years ago

Opposition bets, Kalahi win in Davao

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Candidates for the Genuine Opposition dominated the senatorial elections in Davao City, with seven of them ending up in the top 12. Only three of the administration’s Team Unity ticket — Joker Arroyo, Edgardo Angara and Juan Miguel Zubiri — won. In the partylist elections, it seems the machinery of Lakas stalwart Rep. Prospero Nograles worked in ensuring that the Kalahi partylist, of which his son Karlo is the second nominee, take the top spot.

12 years ago

GO told: Stop whining about Mindanao fraud

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“They claim that they have the evidence to prove their victory. They claim that they have an anti-fraud infrastructure in place. They claim that they knew of the outcome of the senatorial elections. And with all of these, the GO candidates and its panicky lawyers should rest in peace and allow for the smooth end to the electoral process.”

12 years ago

Manny Pacquiao cries betrayal

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MANILA, Philippines — So why was Manny Pacquiao KO’d by Rep. Darlene Antonino Custodio in the fight for the congressional seat of the first district of South Cotabato? Former North Cotabato governor (and now vice-governor) Manny Piol, in an article published in philboxing.com, offers an answer: betrayal.

12 years ago

The massacre of Mindanao votes

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Analysis | Mindanao is exploited to the hilt in the commission of electoral fraud not because of its remoteness. A distinct economic, political and cultural structure renders the region vulnerable to state manipulation verily through the use of the state’s apparatuses for state terrorism and coerced mandate through fraudulent elections.