Bong Revilla slides down to 11th place in partial, unofficial tally

Published May 18, 2019, 9:08 PM

by Ellalyn De Vera & Richa Noriega

By Minka Klaudia Tiangco

Actor-turned-politician Bong Revilla slid from the 10th to the 11th spot in the partial and unofficial vote tally at the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) command center.

senator Ramon "BONG" revilla Jr. wave to their supporters upon  leaving  at the revilla massion in imus cavite yesterday morning, after the sandigan bayan release his warrant of arrest this morning June 20 2014.(photo by ali vicoy)mbnewspictures/mbnewspix
Ramon “BONG” Revilla Jr. (photo by Ali Vicoy)

He was overtaken by incumbent Senator Koko Pimentel who climbed up to the 10th spot with 14,530,365 votes as of 3:12 p.m. on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Revilla lagged behind with 14,529,574 votes.

Revilla, who has been acquitted of plunder charges but is still facing charges for graft in relation to the pork barrel scam, initially placed 11th in the partial and unofficial vote tally before landing on the 10th spot on Tuesday at 11:26 a.m.

Still leading the race is incumbent Senator Cynthia Villar with 25,095,112 votes, followed by independent bet Grace Poe with 21,898,960 votes.

Former Presidential aide Bong Go is still at the third spot with 20,426,750 votes while Taguig representative Pia Cayetano, who is seeking a Senate comeback, is at fourth spot with 19,617,745 votes.

Former Philippine National Police Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa landed on the fifth spot with 18,777,863 votes.

Meanwhile, incumbent Senator Sonny Angara got the sixth spot with 18,029,601.

Actor and former senator Lito Lapid is poised to return to the Senate as he places seventh with 16,865,778 votes.

Imee Marcos, Ilocos Norte governor and daughter of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, landed on the eighth spot with 15,717,981 votes.

Former Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino got a ninth spot with 15,347,275 votes.

Incumbent Senator Nancy Binay clinched the 12th spot with 14,438,727 votes.

Trailing behind the “Magic 12” are senators JV Ejercito, Bam Aquino, and former senator Jinggoy Estrada, who already conceded defeat.

Votes from a total of 86,227 or 98.5 percent of the 87,540 clustered precincts have been tallied so far.