By Martin Sadongdong
PASAY CITY — ACT-CIS Partylist solidified its hold on the top spot of the party-list race based on partial and official tally of the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) on Thursday.
As of 12 a.m., ACT-CIS has already garnered a total of 1,361,983 votes after the canvassing of 89 Certificates of Canvass (COCs). A total of 167 COCs will be canvassed by the NBOC.
From third rank, Ako Bicol Partylist obtained 601,211 votes and seized the second spot from Bayan Muna Partylist which fell to the third spot with 498,599 votes.
Other partylist groups that made it to the Top 5 were Cibac Partylist with 356,729 votes and Probinsyano Ako Partylist with 298,936 votes.