THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 14, 2019
Here are the big stories today in photos.
Call for transparency
Students volunteers encode election returns as part of the election canvassing and monitoring of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Manila on Tuesday. PPCRV urged the Commission on Elections to ensure transparency in the transmitted results. ABS-CBN News
Otso Diretso accepts candidates' defeat
Otso Diretso senatorial candidates Erin Tañada (center), Samira Gutoc (2nd left) and their campaign manager, Sen. Kiko Pangilinan (right) face the media on Tuesday to concede the defeat of majority of the slate in the just concluded elections. Unofficial results show administration candidates winning by a landslide. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News
Public school teachers, serving as members of the Electoral Board, check the tally board as the Provincial Board of Canvassers convene at the Sanggunian Panglungsod in Davao City on Tuesday. The teachers urged the PBOC to allow manual submission of SD cards containing election returns that were not sent due to challenges in transmission. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News
Pasig’s new mayor
Vico Sotto is hugged by his mother, veteran actress Connie Reyes, moments before he was proclaimed Pasig City Mayor at the Pasig City Hall on Tuesday. Before this, Sotto questioned Comelec’s decision to delay his proclamation despite results showing he has defeated reelectionist Mayor Bobby Eusebio. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News
Garbage collectors clean up election materials in front of the Fernando Maria Guerrero Elementary School in Manila on Tuesday. Most of the litter consist of posters and sample ballots distributed during election day, May 13. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News
'Clean up your mess!'
Members of environmental group Ecowaste Coalition show different ways of reusing campaign materials, during an event on Tuesday. The group called on candidates to help in post-election clean-up and pushed for legislation that would mandate the use of eco-friendly campaign materials. Raphael Bosano, ABS-CBN News