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Opposition to present 2019 senatorial slate Wednesday

/ 09:51 AM October 24, 2018

Tarpaulin bearing the names of opposition candidates to the 2019 elections adorn the barangay gymnasium in Parang, Marikina City, on Oct. 24, 2018. INQUIRER.NET / DAPHNE GALVEZ

In a sea of yellow, with tinges of green and red, supporters of the Oposisyon Koalisyon flocked to the covered court in Barangay Parang, Marikina City, for the presentation of the coalition’s senatorial slate for the 2019 midterm elections.

The presentation will be led by Vice President Leni Robredo, chair of the Liberal Party.

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Senatorial candidates are Senator Bam Aquino, lawyer Chel Diokno, Gary Alejano, Samira Gutoc, former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, and Erin Tañada.

Opposition lawmakers were also present, such as Senator Antonio Trillanes, Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo, Quezon City Rep. Kit Belmonte, along with at least 1,000 supporters of the opposition slate.

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The Oposisyon Koalisyon is composed of the Liberal Party, Akbayan, Magdalo, Aksyon Demokratiko, Tindig Pilipinas, and other cause-oriented groups. /cbb

Tarpaulin bearing the names and portraits of opposition candidates to the 2019 elections adorn the barangay gymnasium in Parang, Marikina City, on Oct. 24, 2018. INQUIRER.NET / DAPHNE GALVEZ

Reelectionist Sen. Bam Aquino (second from right) greets supporters as he arrives for the formal presentation of the opposition’s senatorial candidates at a gym in Barangay Parang in Marikina City on Oct. 24, 2018. INQUIRER.NET / GABRIEL PABICO LALU

Opposition candidates, from left, Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada and Romulo Macalintal arrive for their formal presentation at a gym in Barangay Parang in Marikina City on Oct. 24, 2018. INQUIRER.NET / GABRIEL PABICO LALU

Senatorial aspirant Rep. Gary Alejano meets supporters as he arrives for the formal presentation of the opposition’s senatorial candidates at a gym in Barangay Parang in Marikina City on Oct. 24, 2018. INQUIRER.NET / GABRIEL PABICO LALU

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