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‘Vote with integrity in 2022,’ celebs appeal after ABS-CBN loses bid for new franchise

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 05:09 PM July 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Several celebrities called on the public to vote wisely in the 2022 elections following the refusal by the House of Representatives to grant ABS-CBN a new franchise.

The House committee on legislative franchises, voting 70-11, denied granting ABS-CBN a new congressional franchise to resume its operations.

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“Vote with CONSCIENCE? Don’t worry, we’ll vote with PRINCIPLES and INTEGRITY in 2022. #NeverForget,” host Robi Domingo said in a tweet on Friday.

GMA actor and model Richard Juan also reminded the public that their vote matters.

“MONDAY – MAY 9, 2022. Remember, YOUR VOTE WILL MATTER,” he said over his Twitter page.

Actress Maris Racal also shared the same sentiment as she expressed disbelief over the House committee’s move.

“This is so heartbreaking. di ako makapaniwala,” Racal said.

“Hanggang drafts nalang yung ibang gusto kong sabihin. Boto tayo sa 2022,” she went on.

The Philippine presidential election is scheduled on May 9, 2022.

The resumption of voter registration was initially scheduled for July 1 but the Commission on Elections extended its suspension until August 31.  [ac]

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