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canvass

a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc.
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A visibly irked Guanzon shouted at lawyer Romel Bagares, who, in his manifestation during the canvassing, asked the Comelec to grant them access to the election data following a glitch that hit the poll body's transparency server for several hours on Monday.
'Considering the reports of the working group, it is clear we cannot finish the canvassing and audit today.
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Canvassing is the search for listings, or product, in this case it would be real estate properties that are for sale.
The decision to suspend the canvassing of votes was arrived at since certificates of canvass from four municipalities in North Cotabato - Midsayap, Cabacan, Pikit and Pigkawayan have yet to be verified.
In its session on Thursday, the NPBOC officially started the national canvassing of the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite with the COC of Cotabato City.
She stressed that there was no delay in the arrival of other certificates as it is a 'normal' scenario for manual canvassing of votes.
We feel that if Miriam Defensor Santiago will concede, the proclamation of President-elect Duterte would be hastened because there would be no need for a canvassing. Why is there a need for a canvass if the four say 'this is the winner?' Panelo said at a press conference in the House of Representatives.
At one point during the canvassing, Marcos' lead jumped to more than 2 million votes, especially after the canvassing of many of the certificates of canvass (COCs) from provinces in northern Luzon, including Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte, which are known bailiwicks of his family.
Panelo issued the call even though the congressional canvassing for president and vice president is mandated in the 1987 Constitution.
The count proceeded, and the canvassing committee ending its first session after opening 48 certificates of canvass (COCs) and canvassing 45 of them.
on Wednesday reiterated their call for a separate canvassing of votes for the positions of president and vice president in the recently concluded elections.