Over 52 million voters will choose who among 44,448 candidates deserve to occupy 18,053 government positions in the country’s second fully automated elections today.
Up for grabs are 18,053 positions: 12 senators, 233 district congressmen, 58 party-list representatives, 80 provincial governors; 80 provincial vice governors; 766 provincial board members; 143 city mayors; 143 city vice mayors; 1,598 city councilors; 1,491 municipal mayors; 1,491 municipal vice mayors; 11,932 municipal councilors; as well as one Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) governor; one regional vice governor; and 24 regional assemblymen.
A total of 33 senatorial candidates are vying for the 12 Senate seats while 123 groups are officially qualified for the party-list race.
Six hundred thirty are running for congressman; 202 for governor; 191 for vice governor; 1,755 for provincial board members; 3,894 for mayor; 3,823 for vice mayor; and 33,703 for municipal councilors.
Meanwhile, there are six contenders for ARMM governor; eight for ARMM vice governor and 80 for ARMM assemblymen.
Let’s hope for a PEACEFUL and HONEST election !
Most of ALL, VOTE WISELY as the Filipino people deserve a DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT that will implement GOOD GOVERNANCE which will then earn the Philippines a “reputable stature” we’ve so long been entitled to.