MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 May) -- Bukidnon is still Zubiri country.
Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr. won over lone opponent, three-termer 1st district representative Juan Nereus Acosta with a margin of at least 250,000. Zubiri got 323,238 votes.
SEN. NINOY AQUINO, Sultan Kudarat (MindaNews/21 May) – The otherwise peaceful situation here has been marred by explosions from high-powered firearms Wednesday, causing the suspension of canvass which both mayoralty bets and their supporters in this town named after Senator Ninoy Aquino (formerly Kulaman) want the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to resume immediately.
(Latest: Comelec resumed canvassing in Sen. Ninoy Aquino town at 3:40 p.m.Monday, 21 May. A sound system was installed outside the Sangguniang Bayan session hall so people outside the hall can listen to the proceedings).
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 May) -- Mayor Rodrigo Duterte did not categorically deny or confirm rumors he will not complete his last three-year term in favor of his lawyer-daughter, vice mayor-elect Sara, saying his decision will depend on his health.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 May) – The Philippine National Police has formed Task Force Sarmiento Thursday to investigate the Wednesday killings of a Davao del Sur mayoralty candidate and his son wherein the suspect is a gubernatorial candidate and outgoing congressional representative.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 May) – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte's Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod is assured of election according to the latest partial and unofficial results from the National Movement for Free Elections’ (Namfrel) quick count
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte (MindaNews/17 May) -- Former cabinet secretary Rodolfo del Rosario trounced incumbent Gov. Gelacio Gementiza for the highest post in the province based on results from the National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) quick count released here on Wednesday.
ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/May 15)-- Banking on partial and unofficial reports of radio-based Media Election Count, reelectionist mayor Lawrence Lluch Cruz called up a local radio early Tuesday morning to thank Iliganons for "reelecting me for the second term."
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 May) – Sarangani Governor Miguel Rene Dominguez is assured of reelection, partial and unofficial reports say.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 Feb) – An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has played down the possibility that the long delayed synchronized barangay council and Sangguniang Kabataan elections may still push through in October.