#PHVoteWatch: Violence, vote-buying incidents on May 7
MANILA, Philippines – As national and local candidates held their final rallies on the last day of the campaign period on Saturday, May 7, cases of vote buying and election-related violence were also reported nationwide.
The insurance plan allegedly came from incumbent Board Member Fidel Vergel. Vergel is currently vying for a mayoral seat in Indang.
Roa is running for a seat in the provincial board in the 2nd district of Misamis Occidental.
In Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, an anonymous source reported that candidates for councilor were handing out campaign paraphernalia with P50 and P20 bills.
The councilors in the flyers – Khaizal Jumdail, Karanain Arula, and Iddi Edwin – are all running under the Liberal Party (LP) banner. – Rappler.com