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Philippine Election 2010, Philippine Election 2010 Results, Philippine News: The voting time for the Philippines Election 2010 was extended by an hour Monday, since this was the first time that the Philippines was using electronic voting machines as part of the national voting system. Millions of Filipinos turned up to vote.

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According to reports, the Philippines polls are expected to close at 7 a.m ET.

Filipinos will now elect a new president and vice-president, as well as people for the more than 17,000 other positions.
Reports say that there have been a number if queues today, owing mainly to the fact that there have been problems with the new automated vote-counting machines.

This year, boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has said that he will be running for Congress.

The Philippines Elections 2010 results will be out soon, so stay tuned for more updates here.

One Response to “Philippine Election 2010 Results – Philippines Using Electronic Voting Machines For the First Time”

  1. JR Salazar May 10, 2010

    GMA Unofficial Tally, 6:22 AM PDT

    President

    Benigno Aquino III 5,061,338
    Joseph Estrada 3,225,106
    Manuel Villar 1,764,942
    Gilberto Teodoro 1,334,984
    Eduardo Villanueva 392,774
    Richard Gordon 194,386
    Nicanor Perlas 16,588
    Jamey Madrigal 15,248
    John Carlos De Los Reyes 13,749

    Vice-President

    Jejomar Binay 5,087,343
    Mar Roxas 4,585,721
    Loren Legarda 1,355,848
    Eduardo Manzano 365,098
    Bayani Fernando 213,115
    Perfecto Yasay 125,205
    Jose Sonza 21,230
    Domenico Chipeco 15,548