QUOTE OF THE DAY on how the automated elections turned out, with people waiting an average of four to five hours in order to vote: “In the past, voting was quick and counting was slow. Today, voting was (super slow) and (hopefully), counting is quick!”
Partial unofficial results for the May 10 2010 elections coming from the non-partisan group Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) showed Mar Roxas trailing erstwhile Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay by 33,369 votes in the initial counting as of 8:35 p.m. tonight. The figures come from 1,467 precincts so far.
Results for the presidential race shows Noynoy Aquino leading with 179,020; Erap Estrada, 136,295; Manny Villar, 102,271; Gilbert ‘Gibo’ Teodoro, 53,686; Bro. Eddie Villanueva, 14,669; Acosta, 3,105; Dick Gordon, 2,531; Nick Perlas, 791; JC de los Reyes, 610; Jamby Madrigal, 608.
In the senatorial race: the Top 6 are Revilla, Estrada, Defensor-Santiago, Enrile, Lapid, Drilon. Completing the top 12 are: Marcos, Cayetano, Recto, Sotto, Serge Osmena, Guingona.
In the meantime, here’s the Erap Junks Binay video going around in cyberspace:
Watch out for more updates.