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Despite Leni Robredo's endorsement, not even one Otso Diretso bet won a senate seat

Based on partial, unofficial results as of 5:45 am on Tuesday, May 14, with 98.87% of precincts reporting, outgoing Senator Bam Aquino of Otso Diretso ranks just outside the winners' circle at 14th place.
Not a single opposition candidate is becoming a senator, after the 12 spots in the Senate were dominated by President Rodrigo Duterte's allies.

Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar is the top victor with a total of 24,082,934 votes, based on the latest partial and unofficial results from the Commission on Elections transparency server as of 4:40 am Tuesday, May 14, with 92.61% of precincts having transmitted results.

Completing the 11 seats are other reelectionist senators and administration bets who ran under Duterte's PDP-Laban and the Hugpong ng Pagbabago slate of his daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio.

At second place with 21,078,911 votes was Poe, followed by former special assistant to the president Bong Go in third place, with 19,480,785 votes.

Completing the top 12 are:
Pia Cayetano
Bato dela Rosa
Sonny Angara
Lito Lapid
Imee Marcos
Francis Tolentino
Koko Pimentel
Nancy Binay
Bong Revilla

Except for Poe, Binay, and Lapid, all top candidates belong to the administration-backed Hugpong ng Pagbabago slate.

Reelectionist Senator Joseph Victor "JV" Ejercito placed 13th, registering 13,651,401 votes. He is behind Revilla by around 220,000 votes.

None of the opposition candidates of the Liberal Party-led Otso Diretso ticket made it to the Magic 12, including its two veteran bets who have breached the winners' circle in preelection surveys – reelectionist Senator Bam Aquino and former interior chief Mar Roxas.

Aquino placed only 14th with 13,499,806 votes, behind Revilla by around 340,000. Roxas recorded 9,382,159 and landed at 16th place.

Despite Leni Robredo's endorsement, not even one Otso Diretso bet won a senate seat Despite Leni Robredo's endorsement, not even one Otso Diretso bet won a senate seat Reviewed by AsianPolicy.Press on 12:06:00 AM Rating: 5

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