Expect heavy traffic in many parts of Metro Manila as many political rallies are scheduled today.
Politicians are appealing to voters one last team as national polls are scheduled on Monday, May 9. The five contenders for presidency are holding their respective rallies all over the metropolis later today capping their 90-day official campaign period.
Mar Roxas-Leni Robredo
WHERE: Quezon City Memorial Circle
After calling fellow candidate Grace Poe yesterday, Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robredo will head to the Quezon City Memorial Circle for the last stretch of their campaign. Quezon City is deemed as Liberal Party’s turf with Mayor Herbert “Bistek” Bautista running under the party. Robredo held a meeting with supporters in the same venue yesterday.
Rodrigo Duterte-Alan Peter Cayetano
WHERE: Quirino Grandstand
A big venue is needed for a candidate leading the surveys and throngs of Duterte supporters will head to Manila to support the candidate for its miting de avance in Luneta.
Grace Poe-Chiz Escudero
WHERE: Plaza Miranda
Not far from Duterte’s program, Independent candidate Grace Poe will woo voters in Plaza Miranda. It is unconfirmed if she will hold the program with her running mate Chiz Escudero.
Jejomar Binay-Gringo Honasan
WHERE: Lawton Avenue-JP Rizal and Kalayaan Avenue area in Makati City
UNA standard-bearer Jejomar Binay will hold its miting de avance in Makati City. The pre-program is at 4 pm while the actual event is from 7-10 pm.
Miriam Defensor Santiago-Bongbong Marcos
WHERE: West Fourth Street, West Triangle, Quezon City
In a Facebook post, Miriam Defensor-Santiago will hold a gathering near her headquarters in Quezon City. Supporters are encouraged to wear Red and bring rave accessories.