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[News] No overseas Filipino votes from 25 countries; Dick Is In


No overseas Filipino votes from 25 countries (PhilStar)

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos in 25 countries did not participate in the Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) for the 2013 midterm elections.

Certificates of “No Vote” were received from eight posts or consular offices in Brasilia, Mexico, Santiago, Budapest, Warsaw, Nairobi, Cairo and Pretoria.

These posts cover 25 countries including Colombia, Netherlands Antilles, Suriname, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Panama, Ecuador, PEru, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Estonia, Latvia, Burundi, Congo, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Zambia.

There were a total of 1,112 registered voters in these countries.

The National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) is expecting 196 OAV results.

So far, the NBOC has canvassed the OAV results from Singapore, Hong Kong and Yangon in Myanmar.



Dick is in; Team PNoy leads canvassing (


MANILA, Philippines – Opposition bet Richard “Dick” Gordon entered the winning slate on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, after the national board of canvassers (NBOC) finalized the tally for over 3 million votes for senator.

The latest canvassing report also shows the administration ticket, Team PNoy, keeping its lead.

Gordon, who runs under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), has 1,081,080 votes from the 21 certificates of canvass (COC) processed so far by the NBOC. The former senator dislodged Gringo Honasan, who was part of the official tally earlier on Wednesday.



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