The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), on Wednesday officially proclaimed the winning 51 party-list groups in the May 13 midterm national and local elections at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum in Pasay City.
The 51 party-list groups, according to the Comelec, are entitled to 61 seats available in the House of Representatives.
“The Commission on Elections en banc sitting as the National Board of Canvassers of party lists hereby declares the following party-list groups as winners in the party-list elections of 2019 entitled the total number of seats indicated in the respective names to serve for a term of three years beginning at noon of June 30, 2019,” the Comelec resolution read.
The groups that received three seats each are ACT-CIS and BAYAN MUNA.
Six groups were eligible for two seats: AKO BICOL, CIBAC, ANG PROBINSYANO, 1-PACMAN, MARINO and PROBINSYANO AKO.
The rest of the winning party-lists are: SENIOR CITIZENS, MAGSASAKA, APEC, GABRIELA, AN WARAY, COOP-NATCCO, ACT TEACHERS, PHILRECA, AKO BISAYA, TINGOG SINIRANGAN, ABONO, BUHAY, DUTERTE YOUTH, KALINGA, PBA, ALONA, RECOBODA, BH (Bagong Henerasyon), BAHAY, CWS, ABANG LINGKOD, A TEACHER, BHW, SAGIP, TUCP, MAGDALO, GP, MANILA TEACHERS, RAM, ANAKALUSUGAN, AKO PADAYON, AAMBIS OWA, KUSUG TAUSUG, DUMPER PTDA, TGP, PATROL, AMIN, AGAP, LPGMA, OFW FAMILY, KABAYAN, DIWA, and KABATAAN.
A total of 134 party-list groups participated in the last mid-term polls. (PNA)