[IN PHOTOS] #PHVote 2016: Stars vote on election day
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Celebrities headed to their respective precincts Monday, May 9 to vote for the next leaders of the country. Many took to social media to post selfies or pictures of their inked fingers, and encouraged citizens to go out and vote.
Here are some of the celebrities who voted in this year's polls.
Daniel Padilla and Karla Estrada
Daniel Padilla, a first-time voter, cast his votes at Pasong Tamo, Quezon City with his mom, Karla Estrada.
This fan snapped a photo of Daniel being interviewed by ABS-CBN reporter Gretchen Fullido:
Kathryn Bernardo voted separately from her Daniel Padilla, her on-screen love team partner.
Kris Aquino posted a photo of her outsider her precinct.
Aiza Seguerra posted a photo of her inked index finger, proudly remarking that she had voted for her chosen candidates.
Heart Evangelista voted with her husband and Grace Poe's running mate, Chiz Escudero, at Buhatan Elementary School in Sorsogon.
Anne Curtis shared this on Instagram:"Every vote counts. Vote wisely Kababayans. I pray whoever wins wants only the best for our country and fellow countrymen."
Presidential candidate Grace Poe's mother and veteran actress, Susan Roces, voted at the precinct cluster in Xavier School, San Juan City with son-in-law Neil Llamanzares and grandson Brian Llamanzares.
Poe is voting elsewhere at Sta Lucia Elementary School, also in San Juan.
Brian Llamanzares posted this photo, captioning it: "Para sa mga taong hindi naniniwala na Filipino citizens kami at kaya naming bumoto, ito po ang patunay."
(For those who don't believe that we are Filipino citizens and can vote, here's proof.)
Matteo Guidicelli posted a photo of his inked index finger and wrote,
"Praying everything goes well. God bless the beautiful Philippines!"
Richard Poon and Maricar Reyes
Crooner Richard Poon and his wife Maricar Reyes proudly displayed their marked index fingers to show that they had cast their votes.
Early bird! No problem with our precint's VCM, receipt came out as it should. So far so good! Magdala ng kodigo para mas mabilis ang pag-fill out ng ballot. Medyo humahaba na ang pila, so if you're just heading out to vote, bring snacks for the wait. . All the love to every Filipino voting today. Be safe! :) #Halalan2016 #Election2016 #election2016ph
Singers Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez also voted, posting a photo with son Nate.
Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworksi posted this photo.
Actress and Cavite congresswoman Lani Mercado posted a photo of her husband senator Bong Revilla voting. He was granted permission to vote in his hometown.
Angel Locsin meanwhile said: "It's official! Pwede akong mag (I can now) complain, haha! vote wisely guys!"
Gretchen Barretto posted this.
Karla Estrada also voted with son Daniel Padilla.
Mariel Rodriguez also voted.
Jim Paredes posted this on Twitter: "Wore a t-shirt wd my dad's face since he shaped my conscience. As u can see naCARONIA na ako."
Wore a tshirt wd my dad's face since he shaped my conscience.— Jim (@Jimparedes) May 9, 2016
As u can see naCARONIA na ako pic.twitter.com/d3goueqdix
Kim Chiu and Erich Gonzales have also cast their ballots.
Christian Bautista meanwhile said: Isang boto para sa mas maliwanag na kinabukasan para sa ating lahat. (One vote for a brighter future for all of us.)
Dingdong Avanzado meanwhile posted: "Officially voted! #roro2016 let's all go out vote and be counted! Para Sa Bayan!"
Sunshine Cruz shared this:
Edgar Allan Guzman posted this:
Zoren Legaspi and wife Carmina Villaroel also voted.
Aiko Melendez who mentioned she had an operation said: "I just had an operation and it really took a lot of pain and sacrifice for me to vote for the people who i believe has the right to serve our Country...The heat and the pain of walking inside the voting presinct oh Lord thank you that i made it... Thank you that i was able to Vote for#duterteforpresident2016."
I just had an operation and it really took a lot of pain and sacrifice for me to vote for the people who i believe has the right to serve our Country...The heat and the pain of walking inside the voting presinct oh Lord thank you that i made it... Thank you that i was able to Vote for #duterteforpresident2016
Julia Barretto and her mom, Marjorie Barretto, posted these photos:
Shaina Magdayao meanwhile voted before her promos for the movie My Candidate.
Melai Cantiveros and Jason Francisco
Chito Miranda and Neri Naig
Rufa Mae Quinto
Myrtle Sarrosa, who was previously in a relationship with Brian Llamanzares voted in Iloilo.