The vice presidential race is still a toss-up between Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay and Sen. Manuel Roxas II as about five million votes from more than 8000 precincts—the largest of which are in the presumed bailiwicks of Binay and Roxas-have yet to be counted.
Malacañang announces that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 'has chosen' Associate Justice Renato Corona to succeed Chief Justice Reynato Puno when the latter retires on May 17.
At least nine people were killed while 12 others were wounded in over 30 violent incidents that marred the country’s first nationwide automated elections on Monday.
Early results of the country’s first automated balloting give Liberal Party presidential candidate Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III an early lead of more than 3.3 million votes over his nearest rival, former President Joseph Estrada.
Four alleged vote-buyers are arrested in Meycauayan City, Bulacan, on the eve of election day, police report.
Computer expert Rodolfo 'Jun' Lozada predicts an IT implosion as the country holds its first electronic presidential elections amid last-minute hitches.
The Commission on Elections decides to place seven areas under its control in preparation for the conduct of the country's first nationwide automated polls on Monday.
Replacement flash cards have been dispatched to and tested in the country’s 1,600 municipalities and cities, and there have been no new reports of defective cards that could derail the elections on Monday, the Commission on Elections says.
The poll body has extended until Sunday the testing and sealing of voting machines, as the configured compact flash (CF) cards to be used in the May polls have yet to be delivered to several areas in the country.
After casting her vote in her hometown of Lubao in Pampanga on Monday, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will rush back to Malacañang.