Poe, Escudero, PGP senatorial bets hold rally in Baguio
BAGUIO CITY —Ten of 12 senatorial bets of Partido Galing at Puso (PGP) showed up at the political rally held at the Melvin Jones Grandstand, Burnham Park here on Tuesday.
PGP’s standard-bearer Senator Grace Poe and her running mate, Senator Francis Escudero led the rally attended by thousands of residents and supporters here.
The ten senatorial bets present were reelectionist Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, former Senators Juan Miguel Zubiri and Richard Gordon, Congressmen Roman Romulo, Sherwin Gatchalian, Samuel Pagdilao and Neri Colmenares, lawyer Lorna Kapunan, migrant workers’ advocate Susan “Toots Ople, and Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno.
Each candidate gave their respective speeches.
The only two senatorial bets who were absent were reelectionist Senator Ralph Recto, who is part of the administration’s senatorial ticket, and actor Edu Manzano.
Before the event, Poe and Escudero attended a multisectoral consultation in the morning at the Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School in Bontoc, Mt. Province.
The two senators and their senatorial candidates also held a press conference at the Prince Plaza Hotel, followed by a school visit at St. Louis University.
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