Stories tagged
‘2016 Elections’

Votes by the pint

17 provinces remain vote-poor since 2004

IN A tightly contested election, every vote matters, and even a vote-poor province could mean success or defeat for a national candidate.But that momentary attention may not mean a boost to the province‚Äôs revenues after the polls. In fact, among the consistent placers in the list of 20 provinces with the least number of registered […]

Campaign Months 1 and 2

Top bets for prez, VP, senator
spend P54M daily on pol ads

EVEN WITH just part of their campaign spending captured by Nielsen Media’s monitoring of their political ads from Feb. 9 to the end of March, at least two presidential and two senatorial candidates have already breached half of the cap set by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).Interestingly, too, many candidates for national posts apparently went […]