Rappler Talk: Ronnie Holmes on 2019 election results, Senate independence
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate opposition is expected to decrease in size in the 18th Congress.
Most of the Otso Diretso candidates and other bets not backed by President Rodrigo Duterte have already conceded, as administration allies dominate the Magic 12.
Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sat down with political scientist Ronnie Holmes on Tuesday, May 14, to discuss the partial and unofficial results of the 2019 midterm elections and what the next Senate composition means.
Holmes is a political science professor at De La Salle University. He is also the president of Pulse Asia Research, which has conducted preelection surveys.
Can we expect independence from senators? Watch the interview as conducted during Rappler's #PHVote coverage. – Rappler.com