Elections 2019 live updates: Candidates who cast their votes and other breaking news

Elections 2019 live updates: Candidates who cast their votes and other breaking news

The Halalan 2019 has officially started! Millions and millions of Filipinos are casting their votes on this historic day. KAMI delivers to you the latest election updates and breaking news!

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May 13, 2019 - 6:00 p.m.

Voting officially ends

As of 6 in the afternoon, the voting has officially ended. As per Comelec, voters who are still in line within 30 meters from the polling areas are still allowed to vote. However, the should be included on the list prepared by a poll employee.

May 13, 2019 - 5:50 p.m.

Voters still in line just few minutes before the voting period ends

Some netizens share their voting experience. With just few minutes left for voting this Halalan 2019, many Filipinos are still waiting in line for their turn to cast their votes.

May 13, 2019 - 4:45 p.m.

President Rodrigo Duterte and Mayor Erap Estrada cast their votes

President Rodrigo Duterte arrives with his partner Honeylet Avanceña at Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School to cast their votes.

Manila City Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada casts his vote on Monday afternoon.

May 13, 2019 - 4:22 p.m.

A boat carrying vote counting machines for three barangays in Samar sinks

A boat carrying vote counting machines for Darajuay, Majaba, and Basiao in Samar sinks. Five soldiers and two personnel of the Comelec were rescued. The machines were recovered.

May 13, 2019 - 4:05 p.m.

Comelec says around 600 vote counting machines have been replaced

The Commission on Elections says that about 400 to 600 vote counting machines were replaced after it malfunctioned during the mid-term polls.

May 13, 2019 - 3:55 p.m.

Palace spokesperson Salvador Panelo and Senate bet Larry Gadon cast their votes

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo arrives at Kapitan Moy Elementary School in Marikina City to cast his vote.

Meanwhile, Senatorial candidate Atty. Larry Gadon shows his inked index finger after voting at St. Paul College in New Manila.

May 13, 2019 - 3:45 p.m.

Inmates of Manila City Jail cast their votes

Around 285 members of the Person Deprived of Liberty (PDL) cast their vote inside a chapel in the Manila City Jail.

May 13, 2019 - 3:15 p.m.

Comelec says no to voting hours extension

The tension rises at a Marawi polling precinct as some voters got physical against each other.

However, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) says that they have no plans on extending the voting hours as of posting.

May 13, 2019 - 2:54 p.m.

OFWs cast their votes on last day of Overseas Voting

The Filipino voters in Saudi Arabia and Qatar line up to cast their votes on the last day of Overseas Voting.

May 13, 2019 - 2:42 p.m.

Grace Poe and Vico Sotto finally cast their votes

Reelectionist Senator Grace Poe is finally able to cast her vote after experiencing a defective vote counting machine at her assigned polling precinct.

Pasig mayoral candidate Vico Sotto is also able to cast his vote. At first, Sotto refused to vote when he knew that around 35 vote counting machines are not working in Pasig.

May 13, 2019 - 2:20 p.m.

Lots of trash left in Pampanga school

A lot of trash, campaign materials, and sample ballots were left unattended at San Nicolas Integrated School in San Fernando, Pampanga.

May 13, 2019 - 2:08 p.m.

Shooting in Sulu and senior citizen dies in La Union

The voting at a precinct in Sulu has yet to start as of posting due to the shooting that happened that injured 9 people.

Meanwhile, a senior citizen dies after collapsing due to heat stroke. The incident happened at around 11 a.m. after casting the vote in La Union.

May 13, 2019 - 1:50 p.m.

Binay siblings cast their votes

Nancy Binay and her brother Junjun Binay cast their votes at San Antonio National High School in Makati.

Meanwhile, Makati City Mayor Abby Binay casts her vote with husband Makati 2nd District Rep. Luis Campos at San Jose Elementary School.

May 13, 2019 - 12:28 p.m.

Shooting incident in Marikina City Hall

A shooting incident happened in Marikina City Hall between two security guards. One was from the local government unit, while the other one was from a private security agency.

May 13, 2019 - 12:16 p.m.

Imee Marcos and Chel Diokno cast their votes

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos casts her vote with sons Matthew and Borgy Manotoc at Cabeza Elementary School.

On the other hand, Otso Diretso candidate Chel Diokno arrives at San Juan National High School with his six children

May 13, 2019 - 10:24 a.m.

Bong Go casts his vote

In Quezon City, a nearsighted citizen successfully casts his vote with the help of others.

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go arrives using his motorbike at the Buhangin Central Elementary School in Davao City and waits in line.

May 13, 2019 - 10:29 a.m.

VP Leni Robredo casts her vote

Vice President Leni Robredo arrives with her daughters Aika and Trisha at the Tabuco Central School to vote.

May 13, 2019 - 10:22 a.m.

Otso Diretso bets Samira Gutoc and Gary Alejano cast their votes

Opposition candidates Samira Gutoc and Gary Alejano cast their votes. Gutoc arrives at the Cauayan Elementary School, while Alejano went to Genaro P. Alvarez Elem. School.

May 13, 2019 - 9:27 a.m.

Neri Colmenares votes

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares casts his vote at the Dr. A. Roces High School in Quezon City.

TV host Gretchen Fullido shares that their crewcab was hit by a garbage truck before heading to cover the elections.

May 13, 2019 - 9:09 a.m.

Reelectionists Sen. Bam Aquino and Sen. Cynthia Villar cast their votes

Reelectionist and Otso Diretso candidate Sen. Bam Aquino arrives at the Concepcion South Central Elementary School to cast his vote in just three minutes.

Another reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar arrives at Las Piñas City Science High School to cast her vote with husband Manny Villar and Camille Villar.

May 13, 2019 - 8:53 a.m.

Senate candidate Bato dela Rosa and former First Lady Imelda Marcos cast their vote

Senatorial aspirant Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa casts his vote at the Franco Sr. Elementary School in Davao del Sur.

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos casts her vote with grandsons Matthew and Borgy Manotoc.

May 13, 2019 - 8:36 a.m.

Former Senators Bong Revilla and Bongbong Marcos cast their votes

Former Senator Bong Revilla casts his vote with his wife Lani Mercado and his son Jolo Revilla.

Meanwhile, former Senator Bongbong Marcos arrived at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School with his sister Irene Marcos-Araneta.

May 13, 2019 - 8:16 a.m.

Former VP Jejomar Binay fails to vote

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay arrives at San Antonio National High School to cast his vote.

However, the voting machine system rejects his ballot after eight attempts.

May 13, 2019 - 8:09 a.m.

Two explosions in Maguindanao

Two explosions happened in Maguindanao on Election Day. The first happened at 1 a.m. and the second incident happened at around 7:20 in the morning.

May 13, 2019 - 7:49 a.m.

Mar Roxas and Sen. Koko Pimentel cast their votes

Senatorial aspirant Mar Roxas started his birthday by voting at the Don Conrado Barrios Elementary School in Roxas City. Reelectionist Senator Koko Pimentel is the first one to vote in Misamis Oriental.

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