Philippine House of Representatives elections, 2010 (Soccsksargen)
7 seats of Soccsksargen in the House of Representatives
Location of Soccsksargen within the country.
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.
Cotabato (North Cotabato)
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.
|Invalid or blank votes||12,854||5.84|
Bernardo Piñol, Jr. is the incumbent.
The result of the election is under protest in the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal.
|Liberal||Bernardo Piñol, Jr.||112,617||48.56|
|Invalid or blank votes||6,691||2.80|
|Lakas-Kampi gain from Liberal|
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.
|Invalid or blank votes||4,499||2.43|
|PCM gain from SARRO|
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.
|NPC||Pedro Acharon, Jr.||163,590||63.24|
|Independent||Franklin Gacal, Jr.||6,327||2.45|
|Invalid or blank votes||21,694||8.39|
|Lakas-Kampi||Hilario de Pedro III||80,653||36.22|
|Invalid or blank votes||11,395||5.12|
|NPC gain from Lakas-Kampi|
Pax Mangudadatu is the incumbent.
|Invalid or blank votes||42,100||30.64|
|Independent gain from Lakas-Kampi|
Arnold Go is the incumbent.
|Invalid or blank votes||12,661||11.47|
- Romero, Paolo (2010-07-16). "56 electoral cases filed before House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal". Philippine Star. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
- "Pacquiao vs Chiongbian". Manila Bulletin. 2009-10-25. Retrieved 2010-01-29.