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ACT-CIS leads party-list race

May 15, 2019

Party-list group Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support (ACT-CIS) continued to lead the party-list race on Tuesday.

ACT-CIS leads the party-list race on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. PHOTO BY ARIC JOHN CUA

Partial and unofficial poll results showed that ACT-CIS got 2,549,498 votes. It was followed by Bayan Muna with 1,086,072 votes; Ako Bicol, 1,021,948 votes; Citizens’ Battle Against Corruption, led by evangelist Eddie Villanueva, 905,129 votes; and Ang Probinsyano, 744, 379 votes.

With 97 percent of the total votes counted as of 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, completing the top 20 were 1PACMAN with 696,347 votes; Marino, 645,941 votes; Probinsyano Ako, 614,194; Senior Citizens, 497,544; Magsasaka, 480,183; Association of Philippine Electric Cooperatives, 469,775; Gabriela, 437,440; An Waray, 433,750 votes; Cooperative-National Confederation of Cooperatives, 404,409; Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, 389,690; Ako Bisaya, 386,437 votes; Alliance of

Concerned Teachers, 384,552; Tingog Sinirangan, 381,657 votes; Abono, 375,230 votes; and Buhay, 354,279.

A total of 134 party-lists participated in the elections.

AA Kasosyo, a political party linked to a “pork barrel” scam and backed by former communications assistant secretary Mocha Uson, placed 74th.

If a party receives 2 percent of the national vote, it would bag a seat in the House of Representatives. The additional seats would depend on the total number of votes garnered.

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