Prominent Filipino personalities cast vote on Election Day

/ 12:36 PM May 13, 2019

(Originally posted 8:06 a.m.)

Actress Susan Roces (left) is seen after casting her vote at Xavier School in San Juan City on Monday, May 13, 2019, Election Day for the midterm. PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER / TRISTAN TAMAYO

MANILA, Philippines—Prominent personalities were among the over 61 million Filipinos who exercised their right to vote on Monday.


Actor and senatorial aspirant Lito Lapid was among those who voted early. The former senator cast his vote in Porac, Pampanga.

READ: WATCH: Lito Lapid casts vote in Pampanga


Veteran actress Susan Roces also arrived in her polling precinct early for the May midterm elections.

Roces, the mother of reelectionist Senator Grace Poe, cast her vote in San Juan City.

READ: Susan Roces casts vote early in San Juan

Opposition Senatorial aspirant Bam Aquino, meanwhile, said he will attend a mass after casting his vote in Quezon City. He added that he will just stay with his family while waiting for the poll results.


Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar cast his vote at Pedro E. Diaz High School in Alabang, Muntinlupa.

Accompanied by his wife Cindy, reelectionist Senator JV Ejercito cast his vote at Xavier School in San Juan City.

Ejercito, who first claimed a Senate seat in 2013, is running under the banner of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC). He was also endorsed by President Rodrigo Duterte and presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio.

READ: JV Ejercito casts ballot in San Juan

Administration bet and reelectionist Senator Koko Pimentel arrived at his precinct in Cagayan De Oro 10 minutes after the polls opened nationwide. He told reporters in a Viber message that his voting went “smooth.”

Meanwhile, Senate President Vicente Sotto III and his wife, actress Helen Gamboa, arrived at their polling precinct at White Plains, Quezon City around 8:30 a.m.

Senator Risa Hontiveros also voted around 7:30 a.m. at the North Susana Executive Village in Quezon City.

Vice President Leni Robredo cast her vote in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

READ: VP Leni Robredo votes in Naga City

Photos sent by the Office of the Vice President (OVP) showed the Vice President lining up with her fellow Bicolanos inside the Tabuco Central School. Robredo, who chairs the Liberal Party, has openly endorsed the Otso Diretso slate.

Senator Chiz Escudero, who is running for governor of Sorsogon, and his wife Heart Evangelista cast their vote at Buhatan Integrated Elementary School in Sorsogon around 6 a.m.

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Senator Leila de Lima casts her vote at Sta Rita school in Paranaque City. INQUIRER/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

Mayor Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada casts his vote in Manila for the midterm elections on May 13, 2019. INQUIRER.NET / TETCH TORRES-TUPAS

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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio casts her vote at her voting precinct at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in this city just soon after the precinct opened on Monday, May 13, 2019. PHOTO courtesy of the Davao City Information Office

Edu Manzano casts ballot in San Juan

Actor and congressional candidate Edu Manzano arrives at Xavier School in San Juan City to cast his vote. INQUIRER.net / Tristan Tamayo

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Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar casts her vote at the Las Pinas City Science High School. CONSUELO MARQUEZ / INQUIRER.net

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Senate President Vicente Sotto III  casts his vote in White Plains Subdivision in Quezon City. Photo from Sotto’s office

San Juan Mayoral candidate Francis Zamora talks to the media along with PBA players James Yap and PBA Player Don Allado. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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JV Ejercito proudly shows his indelible ink after casting his vote. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

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Quezon City mayoral candidate Joy Belmonte shows her fingernail smeared with indelible ink after casting her vote at Christ the King in Quezon City. Edwin Bacasmas / INQUIRER

(Editor: Celeste Flores-Colina)

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