True to its election campaign “Halalan 2019: Ipanalo ang Boses ng Pilipino,” ABS-CBN News will go full force to let the voice of the Filipinos be heard with the most comprehensive election coverage during and after the May 13 national midterm elections on TV, cable, radio, and online.
Leading the way in telling the stories of Filipinos from different points in the country and the world, through ABS-CBN Regional and ABS-CBN News’ news bureaus in North America, Middle East, and Europe, are the nation’s most trusted and awarded news anchors led by Noli “Kabayan” De Castro, Ted Failon, Karen Davila, Julius Babao, Bernadette Sembrano, Henry Omaga-Diaz, Zen Hernandez, Alvin Elchico, Gretchen Ho, and Anthony Taberna.
The coverage of the country’s largest news organization begins at 4:30 am on ABS-CBN with the airing of DZMM’s Special Coverage, followed by the Halalan 2019: ABS-CBN Special Coverage from 5:00 am to 12:00 nn.
The Kapamilya network then goes to regular programming and will resume its special coverage at 5 pm followed by “TV Patrol.” The coverage takes a break again at 8 pm and returns at 10:15 pm for the election edition of “Bandila.”
ABS-CBN News will wrap up its special “Halalan 2019” coverage on Tuesday (May 14) at 5:00 am to 8:00 am.
For DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 and DZMM TeleRadyo, there will be a 36 hour marathon coverage from 4 am of May 13 to 4:00 pm of May 14, 2019. As the leader in news and public service, DZMM will also offer assistance to Kapamilyas who may encounter problems while voting through linking them with concerned government agencies.
ANC will also have a 36-hour coverage starting at 4:00 am with live reports and up-to-the-minute updates delivered by ANC reporters in precincts around the country and around the world. At the helm of the coverage are well-respected broadcast journalists Tina Monzon-Palma, Karen Davila, Lynda Jumilla, and Cathy Yang.
Overseas Filipinos and those who are mobile can follow the coverages on ABS-CBN, DZMM, and ANC via news.abs-cbn.com, which will integrate the three platforms online. They may also watch on youtube.com/ABSCBNNews or on the Facebook pages of ABS-CBN News, DZMM TeleRadyo, ANC.
Live election results from the COMELEC data from the senatorial down to municipal level contests will also be available on the #Halalan2019 results page https://halalanresults.abs-cbn.com.
ABS-CBN News began its “Halalan 2019” coverage last November when it began special reports on election-related topics on its multiple media platforms. It also launched the DZMM Ikaw Na Ba: The Senatorial Candidates’ Interview series, which was able to feature the most number of senatorial candidates, and four “Harapan 2019 Townhall Debates,” where Filipinos all over the country and the world got to know, hear the platforms and stands on issues of those running for senator. Its citizen journalism movement “Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo” also went all over the nation to promote vigilance and media literacy in schools and communities.
To highlight the issues and concerns of ordinary Filipinos, ABS-CBN News also partnered with artists, songwriters, and rappers in creating election-themed murals and songs that were featured on TV and online on ABS-CBN News’ platforms.
Stay updated this elections. Catch the “Halalan 2019: Ipanalo ang Boses ng Pilipino” special election coverage on ABS-CBN, ANC, DZMM Radyo Patrol 630, DZMM TeleRadyo, news.abs-cbn.com, and patrol.ph.