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When was the last presidential election in the Philippines?

When was the last presidential election in the Philippines?

The Philippine presidential and vice presidential elections of 2016 were held on Monday, May 9, 2016, as part of the 2016 general election.

What are we voting for every 4 years during a presidential election?

Every member of the House of Representatives and about one-third of the Senate is up for reelection in any given election year. A presidential election is held every fourth year. Federal elections are administered by State and local governments, and the specifics of how elections are conducted differ between States.

How many years can a President serve in the Philippines?

In the Philippines, the president can serve only one six-year term. So this poll will choose a new one. On 9 May voters will cast their vote for outgoing President Benigno Aquino III’s replacement. They will also vote for a vice-president, 12 senators and other representatives and local officials, such as mayors.

Who are the candidates for president in the Philippines?

A vice-presidential debate is also set to be held in Manila on April 10. But who are the main contenders? There are five top candidates competing to succeed President Benigno Aquino III, who has been in power since 2010, and is constitutionally barred from seeking a second term.

Who is running for President of the Philippines in 2022?

Though he is still deep in his electoral protest against 2016 Vice Presidential winner Leni Robredo, Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. has already announced his candidacy for president in 2022. He has to be regarded as a major candidate because of his surname and his money.

Who is the best bet for president in the Philippines?

Ping Lacson ran only once for the presidency last 2004. He will be the best Liberal Party presidential bet because he has a “strongman” image, VP Robredo may run again for VP so that the LP tandem of Ping-Leni will be a stronger combination. Kris Aquino can be a “surprise” LP bet.