Jim Paredes tweets candidate choices
MANILA, Philippines - On the eve of elections, musician, teacher, and personality Jim Paredes declared on Twitter the 5 senatorial candidates he is voting for.
At 4:59pm of May 12, Paredes tweeted: “Voting for Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros, Jun Magsaysay, Grace Poe, Bro. Eddie Villanueva.”
He added that he may add one more to the list and that he supports Ladlad Partylist, a partylist that advocates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights.
Voting for Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros, Jun Magayasay, Grace Poe, Bro. EDDIE Villanueva. My partylist is Ladlad. May include 1 more..— Jim (@Jimparedes) May 12, 2013
Twitter users reacted to the 61-year-old TV and online personality’s tweet by suggesting the one other candidate he should consider when he fills in his ballot.
Puerto Princesa mayor Edward Hagedorn and Teddy Casiño of Makabayang Koalisyon ng mga Mamamayan were some of their suggestions.
Paredes, who first shot to fame as a member of the musical group Apo Hiking Society, is among celebrities who have made online declarations of who their vote will go to.
Comedian and TV personality Vice Ganda also announced on Twitter the 8 candidates he is voting for on May 13. - Rappler.com