The May 9 elections saw the largest turnout since 1986 with 81% of the registered voters or over 44 million Filipinos casting their votes.
During the proclamation, several Senators thanked the Comelec for a “credible and transparent elections."
99.8% of Vote Counting Machines perform flawlessly May 11, 2016
During the recent Philippine national and local elections, 92,321 Vote Counting Machines (VCMs) performed flawlessly.
On May 9, just 4 hours after the polls closed, the vote transmission rate stood at 80% in the Philippines General Election.