Philippines – The Commission on Elections, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, on Wednesday announced the 12 new legislators whose six-year terms at the upper place of Congress will begin on June 30. Four re-electionists, five returnees and three amateurs will involve the empty seats in the Senate.
In view of this, Actor Robin Padilla, a vocal ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, bested the 2022 senatorial race, subsequent to collecting 26.6 million votes.
He topped the position in the third private surveyor Pulse Asia’s most recent overview directed April 16 to 21. Along with this, Padilla ran under the organization upheld party PDP-Laban.
Consequently, House Deputy Speaker Rep. Loren Legarda (Antique), a different term representative looking for a rebound, positioned second with 24.2 million votes. She ran under the Nationalist People’s Coalition.
The other people who made it to the “Magic 12” are as per the following:
Telecaster Raffy Tulfo (Independent), Re-electionist Sen. Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian (Nationalist People’s Coalition), Sorsogon Gov. Francis “Chiz” Escudero (Nationalist People’s Coalition),Former Public Works Secretary Mark Villar (Nacionalista Party), Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano (Independent), Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri (Independent), Re-electionist Sen. Joel Villanueva (Independent), Former Sen. JV Ejercito (Nationalist People’s Coalition), Re-electionist Sen. Risa Hontiveros (Akbayan), Former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada (Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino)
Morever, President Rodrigo Duterte avoided the decree of the victors of the 2022 senatorial race yesterday however his representative gave an assertion complimenting them and calling for solidarity to rush the Philippines’ recuperation from the pandemic.