If there is a best word to describe the way politics and elections is handled in the Philippines, it would be "tantiya". The reasons include the facts that Filipino politics is personality-based, and statistics seem to be an alien subject even among political analysts. This is undeniable because even the Commission on Elections, the supposedly … Continue reading Will Noynoy bag the Bicol vote?
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Except for Camarines Norte where results are still unavailable, Bicol has two new governors -- Rizalina Seachon Lanete of Masbate, and Raul Lee of Sorsogon. Albay's Joey Salceda, Camarines Sur's L-Ray Villafuerte, and Catanduanes's Joseph Cua were all re-elected. In general, our forecasts were true. We only failed in Masbate where Lanete won over the … Continue reading Gubernatorial election results in Bicol
While Sorsogon's First District has a re-elected Congressman, the Second District has a new one. Below is the result for the province's two legislative Districts as of May 17: First District ESCUDERO, Salvador III H. NATIONALIST PEOPLES COALITION 89,512 HAMOR, Jose Edwin B. NACIONALISTA PARTY 63,287 Second District RAMOS, Deogracias, Jr. B. LIBERAL PARTY 30,945 … Continue reading 2010 Congressional election results — Sorsogon
Catanduanes is full of surprises. For the second time in the post-Marcos elections, its voting behavior deviated from the Bicol mainland. The Catanduanons voted for Erap while almost all of Bicol delivered for Noynoy Aquino. In the Congressional race, Catanduanes also elected a dark horse, Cesar Sarmiento. The early expectations were a fight between Leandro … Continue reading 2010 Congressional election results — Catanduanes
One of the posts in Biklish with the highest hits in the past few days is the list of candidates for Camarines Sur. Others even come from search engines with the following key words "results of congressional elections for Camarines Sur", or "Camarines Sur congressional elections". Para sa mga naghahanap kan resulta, below is the … Continue reading 2010 Congressional election results — CamSur
The following are the Congressional Election Results for Albay in Region V based on the May 16, 2010 data from the Commission on Elections: First District LAGMAN, Edcel C. LAKAS KABALIKAT NG MALAYANG PILIPINO CHRISTIAN MUSLIM DEMOCRATS 129,083 BRIZUELA, Wilfredo L. LIBERAL PARTY 24,993 Second District BICHARA, Al Francis D. NACIONALISTA PARTY 117,611 APIN, Amelia … Continue reading 2010 Congressional election results — Albay
The Bicolano vote generally is an opposition vote when it comes to the national elections and an administration vote in the local elections. This is what I found out when I did my paper, "Post-Marcos Elections and The Changing Mentality Behind the Bicolano Vote". But with the sinking of the Palaka or Partido Lakas-KAMPI and … Continue reading Is political realignment for real in Bicol?