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Comelec awards 59 seats to 46 party-listers: Ako Bicol gets 3 while 11 groups get 2 each. Read full list here

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A total of 59 seats in the 17th Congress will be awarded to 46 party-list groups based on the final National Canvass Report released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBoC).

Ako Bicol topped the party-list voting with 1,664,975 votes (5.1423 percent) out of the 32,377,841 votes cast for the party-list polls. It is the only group that will have three seats – Rodel Batocabe, Christopher Co, and Alfredo Garbin Jr.

Eleven party-list groups were awarded two seats each in Congress based on their proportionate share of the party-list votes:

1) Ako Bicol (1,664,975 votes)

2) Gabriela (1,367,795)

3) 1Pacman (1,310,197)

4) ACT Teachers (1,180,752)

5) Senior Citizens (988,376)

6) Kabayan (840,393)

7) AGRI (833,821)

8) PBA (780,309)

9) Buhay (760,912)

10) Abono (732,060)

11) AMIN (706,689)

12) Coop-Natcco (671,699).

The rest of the party-list groups with one seat each are:

13) Akbayan (608,449)

14) Bayan Muna (604,566)

15) AGAP (593,748)

16) An Waray (590,895)

17) Cibac (555,760)

18) AAMBIS-OWA (495,483)

19) Kalinga (494,725)

20) A Teacher (475,488)

21) YACAP (471,173)

22) DIWA (467,794)

23) TUCP (467,275)

24) Abang Lingkod (466,701)

25) LPGMA (466,103)

26) Alona (463,856)

27) 1 Sagip (397,064)

28) Butil (395,011)

29) and ACTS-OFW (374,601)

30) AnakPawis (367,376)

31) Ang Kabuhayan (348,533)

32) ANGKLA (337,245)

33) Mata (331,285)

34) 1-CARE (329,627)

35) ANAC-IP (318,257)

36) ABS (301,457)

37) Kabataan (300,420)

38) BH (299,381)

39) AASENSO (294,281)

40) SBP (280,465)

41) Magdalo (279,356)

42) 1- ANG EDUKASYON (278,393)

43) Manila Teachers (268,613)

44) Kusug Tausug (247,487)

45) Aangat Tayo (246,266)

46) Agbiag (240,723).

The Philippine News Agency reported that the Comelec used the Banat versus Comelec case in 2009 in coming up with the allocation of seats.