Updated 20:20 PM PHT Sun, May 15, 2016
This is a developing story
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — PDP Laban standard bearer Rodrigo Duterte holds an early lead in the presidential race, based on partial, unofficial results from the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV).
Duterte garnered 15,968,337 votes as of 5:45 p.m. Sunday (May 15).
Liberal Party's (LP) Manuel "Mar" Roxas II is in second place with 9,700,445 votes, while independent candidate Grace Poe is in third with 8,935,939 votes.
United Nationalist Alliance bet Jejomar "Jojo" Binay has 5,318,290 votes, while Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has 1,424,531 votes.
The late Roy Señeres has 25,161 votes.
Roxas, Poe, and Binay have conceded to Duterte, as of Friday (May 13).
Meanwhile, Leni Robredo leads the vice presidential race with 14,022,878 votes.
Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. trails Robredo with 13,803,654 votes, while Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has 5,678,514.
Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero is in fourth with 4,812,288 votes, while Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and Sen. Gringo Honasan currently have 844,156 and 760,382 votes, respectively.
Escudero, Cayetano, Trillanes, and Honasan have conceded the vice presidential race as of Friday (May 13).
Duterte to accept any verdict, reaches out to rivals
In an exclusive interview with CNN Philippines on Monday evening, Duterte said he won't "speculate" and "invest emotions" on what the results ultimately will be.
"I will happy to accept any verdict the Filipino will give us," he said. "I am not a pessimistic, [but] I always, in my years of a politician, I always count on God, I defer to God, and always my answer, it has always been, if it is my destiny to be there, I will accept it."
"This is a democracy and we have to obey the will of the people," he added.
Duterte also reached out to his presidential rivals, saying it is a "time for healing."
"I would like to offer my hand of friendship," he said. "If you accept it, fine. If you don't, there always a time for everything, for reckoning and a time to regroup."
The PPCRV is an election watchdog and the citizen’s arm of the Commission on Elections. It bases its count on official results sent to its server.
Senatorial race unofficial partial results
For the senatorial race, these are the top 15 candidates based on the partial unofficial results of the PPCRV as of 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
- Frank Drilon
- Joel Villanueva
- Vicente Sotto
- Panfilo Lacson
- Dick Gordon
- Migz Zubiri
- Manny Pacquiao
- Risa Hontiveros
- Kiko Pangilinan
- Win Gatchalian
- Ralph Recto
- Leila de Lima
- Francis Tolentino
- Sergio Osmena III
- Martin Romualdez