Sunday, May 8, 2016

Presidential Election Results May 9, 2016 Philippines | Winner

A general election in the Philippines is scheduled for May 9, 2016 for executive and legislative branches for all levels of government – national, provincial, and local, except for the barangay (village) officials.

Miriam Defensor Santiago
Santiago announced her candidacy for president in the launch of her book Stupid is Forever on October 13, 2015. 

Jejomar Binay
When he was questioned by the media at the Coconut Palace in September 2011, Vice President Jejomar Binay (UNA) confirmed his plans to run for president.

Rodrigo Duterte
The 2016 presidential campaign of Rodrigo Duterte, the incumbent mayor of Davao City, was announced on November 21, 2015. Duterte had repeatedly refused to run for several months and turned down other presidential and vice-presidential aspirants' offers to be his running mate, including Jejomar Binay, Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Bongbong Marcos.

Grace Poe
On September 16, at a gathering at the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City, Poe announced her intention to seek the presidency, saying that "No one person or group has a monopoly on a straight path advocacy" of President Aquino, a shot against Aquino's party's nominee Roxas, who is advocating for continuation of the "Daang Matuwid" (straight path) advocacy of Aquino; while also hitting the Administration programs. This resulted in the Palace to question their Daang Matuwid advocacy are contrary to their speeches.

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