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Sultan Kudarat Gov Pax is now 1st district Rep

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/22 May) -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) today proclaimed outgoing Sultan Kudarat Gov. Pax Mangudadatu as the first elected representative of the province's first congressional district.

Garci concedes

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 May) -- Controversial former elections commissioner Virgilio Garcillano this morning conceded to Maria Lourdes Acosta in the congressional race for Bukidnon’s first district.

GenSan canvassing pushes through despite protest

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 May) -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) proceeded with the canvassing of election returns here this morning amid protests from the camp of reelectionist Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio of the first congressional district of South Cotabato on the composition of the city's board of canvassers.

Darlene leads vs Pacman in initial count

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 May) – It’s still too early to tell but Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday appeared headed for a stunning upset in the political arena. But that’s as far as initial results are concerned.

Pacquiao, Custodio in another crossfire over slain supporter

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / May 11) – The killing on Wednesday of a known political ally of the Antoninos in Tupi, South Cotabato has gotten boxing icon Manny Pacquiao into another political heat with rivals and other political leaders.

CDO now has 2 congressional districts

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (City Information Office) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today formally signed Senate Bill 5859, creating Cagayan de Oro City’s second congressional district.

SoCot congressional race heats up

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (Mindanews/21 Feb) – The congressional contest here has started to heat up after another administration ally has declared to make a run for the House of Representatives in the coming May 14 elections.

Pacquiao: To run or not to run

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/23 Jan) -- Congressman or Mayor Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao?  

The multimillionaire boxing icon from this city said Monday night  he would “seriously” think over the offer of local leaders of the administration Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) party to run as mayor or congressman in the May elections.

Lakas won’t back Garci

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/22 January) -- Bukidnon Governor Jose Ma. R. Zubiri, Jr. is endorsing a candidate for the congressional seat in Bukidnon's first district but it is not former Elections commissioner Virgilio Garcillano.