Villar, ACT-CIS keep lead in unofficial PPCRV count

/ 07:36 PM May 14, 2019
With 97% of election returns in, reelectionist senator Cynthia Villar has maintained her lead as well as the Erwin Tulfo-backed ACT-CIS party-list

The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting has set up its command center at Pope Pius Compound in Manila, where volunteers will be working in shifts to conduct an unofficial count of the votes in the 2019 midterm polls parallel to that of the Commission on Elections. (Photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Updates @ 12:30 a.m., May 15, 2019, with latest figures

MANILA, Philippines — Re-electionist Sen. Cynthia Villar has maintained her lead as well as the Erwin Tulfo-backed ACT-CIS party-list based on the latest partial and unofficial count of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV).


As of 9:22 p.m., data from the PPCRV showed Villar so far got 24,565,351 votes, followed by fellow re-electionist Sen. Grace Poe with 21,476,152 votes.

The following three other candidates also retained their places in the top five of the senatorial race:


  • former Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go: 19,921,300
  • Taguig Rep. Pia Cayetano: 19,199,183
  • former Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald de la Rosa: 18,308,484

Following are the natorial candidates in the 6th to 12th slots:

  • Sonny Angara: 17,659,882
  • Lito Lapid: 16,514,492
  • Imee Marcos: 15,410,869
  • Francis Tolentino: 14,991,020
  • Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.: 14,199,463
  • Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III: 14,190,512
  • Nancy Binay: 14,160,191

Re-electionist Sen. JV Ejercito is still on the brink of losing his bid as he placed 13th with 13,914,297 votes.

Highest-placing opposition candidate Sen. Bam Aquino was trailing behind at the 14th spot with 13,804,138 votes.

Partylist race

Meanwhile, ACT-CIS was still in the lead in the party-list race with 2,557,828 votes, followed by:

  • Bayan Muna: 1,088,762
  • Ako Bicol: 1,028,241
  • Cibac: 907,385
  • Ang Probinsyano: 747,258
  • 1Pacman: 697,636
  • Marino: 651,399
  • Probinsyano Ako: 615,702
  • Senior Citizens: 498,667
  • Magsasaka: 481,230

(Editors: Katherine G. Adraneda and Alexander T. Magno)

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