Duterte Vows “Fair, Honest” Elections 2022

Pres. Duterte Speaks on Upcoming May 2022 Elections

DUTERTE – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte promised that the Elections 2022 under his term would be fair and honest.

The Philippines is currently around two (2) months away from another national election. According to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), there are 10 presidential candidates that remain on the official ballot for the upcoming poll.

Several political parties have already aired their support to certain candidates in the upcoming election. Groups of professionals and individuals belonging to the same field also endorsed certain candidates. Several celebrities in the different fields like showbiz and the music industry have also spoken their stand regarding the upcoming poll.

As for Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte, as of now, the 76-year-old Chief Executive is not yet endorsing any candidate to be his successor. He previously shared that he has started packing and he is ready to leave Malacañang. He is excited to experience being the outgoing president.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
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Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte vowed that the upcoming poll this May will be a fair and honest election. He assured that he will be protecting the right of every Filipino to vote.

According to the President, he would treat his friends and foes equally by remaining “neutral” regarding the election. He stressed that he even told Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana that he wants the election under his administration to happen without the voters being forced to vote for a certain candidate.

“Takutan, patayan, tapos puwersahin mo sarili mo,” he said referring to what he does not want to happen.

Pres. Duterte also expressed that he asked the law enforcement authorities to abide by the rules of the Constitution for “clean and honest elections”. He stressed that the military and the police will uphold the mandate of the Constitution.

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