Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte has bared the names of his Cabinet appointees on Tuesday evening, May 31 in Davao City.
The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan – Southern Mindanao (Bayan-SMR) warned the incoming Duterte administration of the perils of appointing a “notorious human rights violator” as head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, saying it would jeopardize efforts of addressing armed conflict.
In a partial and unofficial results of the votes cast here, the tandem of Presidential aspirant Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano got majority of the votes.
In some polling precincts here, there were no available special precincts for senior citizens, persons with disability (PWD) and pregnant women, with some of them having to vote at the second floor of the polling precincts.
Casting of votes in this city might be extended until Wednesday after 80 vote counting machines have malfunctioned in several clustered precincts, a Comelec election officer said on Monday, May 9.
The camp of Presidential bet Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said they received reports of vote-buying that occurred since yesterday up to today’s national elections.
Several voters who were unable to vote trooped to the Commission on Elections city here with various complaints.
Election glitches figured in the morning of the country’s national elections as thousands of voters flocked very early to polling centers in the Davao region.
Barely a week before the May 9 elections, presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte has branded his rivals as a symbol of what he called a “failed and inutile system.”
The Commission on Elections claims it is fully ready for election day.
The Davao City Police Office said that a liquor ban will be observed during election day on Monday, May 9, citing as basis a local ordinance and a Commission on Elections (Comelec) resolution.
For nine years, Lester Pillado works as a contractual in a fruit processing company here.