Based on the latest partial and unofficial counts, re-electionist Senators Cynthia Villar and Grace Poe — along with Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go — are leading the senatorial race of the Midterm Elections 2019 in the Philippines.
These are initial results shared by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), a non-partisan and non-profit group connected with the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines. These counts, while partial and unofficial, provide a quick overview of the race.
Senatorial Race 2019: Partial & Unofficial Results
As of 5:20 am on May 14, 2019, the PPCRV website released the following unofficial counts based on electronically transmitted results from 81,607 precincts:
Re-electionist Senator Cynthia Villar is leading the race with 24,139,134 votes, while independent candidate Senator Grace Poe is in second place with 21,122,345 votes. Meanwhile, SAP Bong Go is in third place, with 19,535,952 votes.
In fourth place is House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano with 18,877,343 votes, followed by former Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa with 17,964,775 votes. In sixth place is incumbent Senator Sonny Angara with 17,365,309 votes.
The seventh to 10th places go to actor-turned-politician Lito Lapid, incumbent Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, former Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman and Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino, and re-electionist Senator Koko Pimentel.
Incumbent Senator Nancy Binay is in 11th place with 13,925,364 votes, followed by Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. with 13,909,105 votes.
A total of 62 official candidates are currently running for senator. Are your bets going to make it? For the latest vote counts, please visit the PPCCRV official website to find out which among the senators and party list candidates would secure their seats!