ElectionGudie

May 9, 2016 Held

43,531,338
Voted
Philippines

Republic of the Philippines

Election for Vice President (Vice President)

Results

78%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:43,531,338
Valid Votes:43,531,338
Invalid Votes:None

Candidates:

Maria Lenor ROBREDO14,023,093

35.10

Ferdinand MARCOS, Jr. 13,803,966

34.60

Alan Peter CAYETANO5,679,102

14.20

Francis Joseph ESCUDERO4,812,375

12.10

Antonio TRILLANES IV844,157

2.10

Gregorio HONASON II760,409

1.90

More Info:

Note: the results above are based on 96.14% of election returns. 

Philippines: Vice Presidential Election, 9 May 2016

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the Vice President of the Philippines

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Benigno AQUINO (since 30 June 2010)
  • Head of Government: President Benigno AQUINO (since 30 June 2010)
  • Assembly: Philippines has a bicameral Kongreso (Congress) consisting of the Senado (Senate) with 24 seats and the Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan (House of Representativse) with 289 seats.

Description

  • The Vice President of Philippines is elected separately from the President through a direct, simple majority popular vote for a 6-year term.

Last Election:

  • The last election for Vice President was held on 10 May 2010. Jejomar BINAY was elected with 41.6% of the vote.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Maria Leonor ROBREDO
    • Party: Liberal Party of the Philippines/Partido Liberal ng Pilipinas
  • Ferdinand MARCOS, Jr.
    • Party: Independent
  • Alan Peter CAYETANO
    • Party: Independent
  • Francis Joseph ESCUDERO
    • Party: Independent
  • Antonio TRILLANES
    • Party: Independent
  • Gregorio HONASAN II
    • Party: United Nationalist Alliance (UNA)

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 100,998,376 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 52,014,648 (2013)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 50,288,699 (July 2015 est.)

·         Is Philippines a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (15 July 1980)

·         Has Philippines ratified CEDAW: Yes (5 August 1981)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 85 (27.16%)[1]

·         Human Development Index Position: 115 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Philippines a signatory to CRPD: Yes (25 September 2007)

·         Has Philippines ratified CRPD: Yes (15 April 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 15,149,756

 


[1] There are 79 women serving in the House of Representatives (27.34%) and 6 in the Senate (25%).