WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
After days of canvassing, the winning senatorial candidates of the 2022 elections are set to be proclaimed on Wednesday, May 18.
The proclamation, which will be made by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sitting as National Board of Canvassers, is scheduled at the Philippine International Convention Center. All of the 12 winning senators have confirmed their attendance, according to the Comelec.
The following are set to be proclaimed senators on Wednesday: Robin Padilla, Loren Legarda, Raffy Tulfo, Win Gatchalian, Chiz Escudero, Mark Villar, Alan Peter Cayetano, Migz Zubiri, Joel Villanueva, JV Ejercito, Risa Hontiveros, and Jinggoy Estrada.
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The newly-proclaimed senators elected in the 2022 national elections
Actor and pardoned ex-convict Robin Padilla has been proclaimed as senator
Actor and pardoned ex-convict Robin Padilla has been proclaimed as senator. He tops the 2022 senatorial race with 26,612,434 votes.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
Comelec chair Saidamen Pangarungan, who is also a Muslim, raises the hand of Padilla. #PHVote #PHVoteResults | via @bnzmagsambol pic.twitter.com/mKtbOuYQIi
Senator-elect Loren Legarda: The problems of 1998 still persist today, pero mas malala ngayon
Loren Legarda delivers proclamation speech.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
“The problems of 1998 still persist today, pero mas malala ngayon, because of a twin crisis we are facing: una, ang pag-ahon sa pandemya…pangalawa po, tayo ay nasa gitna ng climate crisis.” #PHVote #PHVoteResults | via @newsdwight pic.twitter.com/NEtqlVf0Ao
Senator-elect Raffy Tulfo: Hindi ako makapaniwala na nanalo akong senador
Senator-elect Raffy Tulfo: Medyo kinakabahan ako at the same time excited. Parang hindi nga ako makapaniwala e na nanalo akong senador.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
He thanks the over 23M Filipinos who voted for him. He promised to work hard to show Filipinos he's deserving of their votes. | @bnzmagsambol pic.twitter.com/LYZt0vdWG5
Senator-elect Sherwin Gatchalian: Isa lang po ang ating sigaw — edukasyon
Senator-elect Chiz Escudero: Sana magsimula na ang paghilom
LOOK: Chiz Escudero receives his certificate of proclamation.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
His hand was raised by Comelec Commissioner Aimee Ferolino. The Sorsogon governor was joined by his wife Heart Evangelista. #PHVote #PHVoteResults | via @jairojourno pic.twitter.com/DyB7y0QSmI
Senator-elect Mark Villar: Now is the time for us to be unified
Comelec’s Garcia raises hand of former client and now senator-elect Alan Cayetano
Comelec Commissioner George Garcia raises the hand of Senator-elect Cayetano.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
Coincidentally, Garcia was the counsel of Cayetano and his wife Lani when the couple ran in 2 different Congressional districts of Taguig in 2019. #PHVote #PHVoteResults | via @jairojourno pic.twitter.com/45cWYiWz7h
Migz Zubiri, in proclamation speech, embraces unity rhetoric
Senator Migz Zubiri, in proclamation speech, embraces unity rhetoric.— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) May 18, 2022
“Ang pakiusap ko sa aking kababayan ngayon ay magkaisa tayo, itigil ang bangayan, let’s work together, unite as one family, one nation, because post-pandemic, marami pa tayong kailangan gawin.” | @newsdwight pic.twitter.com/KWUqpBvmW8