MANILA, Philippines – Is the Reproductive Health bill an election issue? Hard to say if one looks at the votes of senatorial candidates running in the May 2013 elections.
Based on the tally of votes for the measure, 6 senatorial bets were in favor the RH bill while 5 were against it.
Both chambers of Congress passed the bill on final reading on Monday night.
Here’s a breakdown of how the senatorial bets voted:
HOW THE SENATORIAL CANDIDATES VOTED ON THE RH BILL
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano
Senator Francis Escudero
Senator Loren Legarda
Aurora Rep Juan Edgarda “Sonny” Angara
Cagayan Rep Juan “Jack” Ponce Enrile Jr
Bayan Muna Rep Teodoro Casiño
Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III
Senator Gregorio Honasan II
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
San Juan Rep JV Ejercito
Zambales Rep Milagros “Mitos” Magsaysay