LOOK: Senators cast vote: ‘Better luck next time,’ Lapid tells losing bets
MANILA, Philippines — Several senators have cast their votes for 2023 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE).
Senator Lito Lapid’s office said the lawmaker lined up in a polling precinct at Porac Elementary School in Pampanga when it opened at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, making him the third person to vote there.
Afterwards, the Senator urged candidates to help government officials.
“Ine-expect natin na lalo silang (BSKE winners) makakatulong, lalo na at kami sa Senado ay bukas ang aming mga opisina na tumulong sa mga barangay,” he said.
(We expect BSKE winners to help even more, especially us in Senate, as our offices are open to help the barangays.)
“Sa mga mananalong barangay captain at Sangguniang Kabataan, congratulations! Sa mga hindi papalarin, better luck next time,” he told the candidates.
(To the winning barangay captains and Sangguniang Kabataan, congratulations! To those who will not win, better luck next time.)
Meanwhile, Senator Francis Tolentino earlier made his way to a polling precinct at Francisco P. Tolentino National High School in Tagaytay city.
Over in Ilocos Norte, Senator Imee Marcos also cast her vote at Cabeza Elementary School in Laoag city.
Senator Raffy Tulfo and his wife, ACT-CIS Representative Jocelyn Tulfo, voted at the Quezon City High School.
Senator Win Gatchalian, meanwhile, went to Canumay West Elementary School in Valenzuela City to vote.
Senator Jinggoy Estrada picked his candidates at a polling precinct in Xavier School in Greenhills, San Juan.