Philippine House of Representatives elections in SOCCSKSARGEN, 2010

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Philippine House of Representatives elections in SOCCSKSARGEN, 2010
Philippines
2007 ←
May 10, 2010 → 2013

7 seats of SOCCSKSARGEN in the House of Representatives
  First party Second party
 
Party Lakas-Kampi NPC
Seats won 3 2
Popular vote 388,881 345,289
Percentage 30.64% 27.21%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal PCM
Seats won 0 1
Popular vote 158,311 120,052
Percentage 12.74% 9.46%

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Location of SOCCSKSARGEN within the country.

Elections were held in the SOCCSKSARGEN for seats in the House of Representatives of the Philippines on May 10, 2010.

The candidate with the most number of votes won that district's seat for the 15th Congress of the Philippines.

Note that in Cotabato City, although a part of this region, the voters elect their representative via Maguindanao's 1st district. Cotabato City is independent from any province and is a part of the SOCCSKSARGEN region, but is usually grouped with Maguindanao by the National Statistics Office.

Summary[edit]

Party Popular vote  % Seats
won
Lakas-Kampi 388,881 30.64% 3
NPC 345,289 27.21% 2
Liberal 158,311 12.47% 0
PCM 120,052 9.46% 1
SARRO 60,899 4.80% 0
GAD 47,677 3.76% 0
Independent 148,047 11.66% 1
Valid votes 1,269,156 91.90% 7
Invalid votes 111,894 8.10%
Turnout 1,381,050 69.20%
Registered voters 1,995,877 100.00%

Cotabato (North Cotabato)[edit]

1st District[edit]

Incumbent Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza is in her third consecutive term already and is ineligible for reelection; she is running as governor of Cotabato. Lakas-Kampi-CMD nominated incumbent governor Jesus Sacdalan as their nominee in this district.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cotabato's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Jesus Sacdalan 88,683 40.26%
NPC Anthony Dequiña 51,097 23.20%
GAD Luzminda Tan 47,677 21.64%
Liberal Ronaldo Pader 18,502 8.40%
Independent Dan Ebo 1,467 0.66%
Valid votes 207,426 94.16%
Invalid or blank votes 12,854 5.84%
Totals 220,280 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

2nd District[edit]

Bernardo Piñol, Jr. is the incumbent.

The result of the election is under protest in the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal.[1]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Cotabato's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Nancy Catamco 119,294 51.44%
Liberal Bernardo Piñol, Jr. 112,617 48.56%
Valid votes 231,911 97.20%
Invalid or blank votes 6,691 2.80%
Totals 238,602 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi gain from Liberal

Sarangani[edit]

World-renowned boxer Manny Pacquiao is running once again after being defeated in South Cotabato's congressional race to incumbent Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio in 2007. As such, he moved to Sarangani and is vying for its open congressional seat left by out going Rep. Erwin Chiongbian. Pacquiao is running his own People's Champ Movement which is co-endorsed by the Nacionalista Party. He will face Rep. Chiongbian's third brother, Roy Chiongbian, a local businessman. Chiongbian is co-endorsed by the local Sarangani Reconciliation and Reformation Organization and Lakas Kampi CMD.[2]

Philippine House of Representatives election at Sarangani
Party Candidate Votes %
PCM Manny Pacquiao 120,052 66.35%
SARRO Roy Chiongbian 60,899 33.65%
Valid votes 180,591 97.57%
Invalid or blank votes 4,499 2.43%
Totals 180,951 100.00%
PCM gain from SARRO

South Cotabato[edit]

1st District[edit]

Highly urbanized city General Santos is a part of South Cotabato's first district.

Incumbent Darlene Antonino-Custodio is in her third consecutive term already and his run For of Mayor General Santos City . The Nationalist People's Coalition nominated General Santos mayor Pedro Acharon, Jr. in this district.

Philippine House of Representatives election at South Cotabato's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Pedro Acharon, Jr. 163,590 63.24%
Independent Ramon Melliza 51,306 19.83%
Liberal Rogelio Garcia 14,053 5.43%
Independent Franklin Gacal, Jr. 6,327 2.45%
Independent Aldwin Angangan 985 0.38%
Independent Abelardo Plaza 731 0.28%
Valid votes 236,992 91.61%
Invalid or blank votes 21,694 8.39%
Totals 258,686 100.00%
NPC hold

2nd District[edit]

Incumbent Arthur Pingoy, Jr. is in his third consecutive term already and is ineligible for reelection and running for governor. Lakas-Kampi-CMD nominated Hilario de Pedro III in this district.

Philippine House of Representatives election at South Cotabato's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
NPC Daisy Fuentes 130,602 58.66%
Lakas-Kampi Hilario de Pedro III 80,653 36.22%
Valid votes 211,255 94.88%
Invalid or blank votes 11,395 5.12%
Totals 222,650 100.00%
NPC gain from Lakas-Kampi

Sultan Kudarat[edit]

1st District[edit]

Pax Mangudadatu is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Sultan Kudarat's 1st district
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Raden Sakaluran 66,979 70.28%
Lakas-Kampi Pax Mangudadatu 28,324 29.72%
Valid votes 95,303 69.36%
Invalid or blank votes 42,100 30.64%
Totals 137,403 100.00%
Independent gain from Lakas-Kampi

2nd District[edit]

Arnold Go is the incumbent.

Philippine House of Representatives election at Sultan Kudarat's 2nd district
Party Candidate Votes %
Lakas-Kampi Arnold Go 71,927 73.64%
Independent Reynaldo Arguelles 9,113 9.33%
Independent Nesthur Gumana 7,800 7.99%
Liberal Jacqueline Talmadge 5,498 5.63%
Independent Roberto Examen 3,339 3.42%
Valid votes 97,677 88.53%
Invalid or blank votes 12,661 11.47%
Totals 110,338 100.00%
Lakas-Kampi hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romero, Paolo (2010-07-16). "56 electoral cases filed before House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal". Philippine Star. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  2. ^ "Pacquiao vs Chiongbian". Manila Bulletin. 2009-10-25. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 

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