The dataset is a summary of national candidates' cashflows during the May 2022 National and Local Elections as declared in their submitted Statement of Contribution and Expenditures. Details include cash and in-kind contributions, cash and in-kind expenditures, unpaid obligations and excess funds.
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte each won by a landslide in the May 2022 polls, but their spending is worlds apart. Duterte spent only P3 per voter to become vice president. Marcos spent P9.60 per voter, nearly breaching the spending cap.
Sara Duterte declared having spent the most in the race for vice president, but these expenses were all shouldered by parties and politicians. She did use any cash. Meanwhile, nearly all her opponents even had to shell out their own money for their campaign.
Kin of known Marcos cronies, tycoons and donors who own companies that are barred from making political contributions bankrolled Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. presidential bid in the May 2022 elections.
The dataset is a summary of the contributions received and expenses incurred by candidates who ran for president in the May 2022 elections.
A total of 67 donors contributed P624.7 million to help Ferdinand Marcos Jr. win the presidency, based on his own declarations to the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
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