Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is expected to be the last presidential candidate to cast his vote today, May 9.
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The known ‘nocturnal’ mayor, Rodrigo Duterte, is expected to vote in the afternoon two to three hours before polling places close at 5 p.m.
Peter Laviña, spokesperson for Duterte and head of his media team said at a news briefing, “He sleeps at daytime.”
Laviña also claimed that the presidential favorite plans to stay out of sight until he casts his vote at 2 p.m. “He will show up when he comes to the polling precinct. This is partly due to security reason,” Laviña said.
Duterte is expected to head to his voting precinct at Daniel Aguinaldo High School in Matina District, Davao City to cast his vote between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
The other presidential candidates have casted their votes early with Vice President Jejomar Binay of the United Nacionalist Alliance (UNA), as the first among presidential candidates to cast his vote at San Antonio National High School.
Presidential candidate Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, along with her husband Narciso, also voted at the La Vista Clubhouse in Quezon City.
Liberal Party standard bearer, Mar Roxas, casted his vote at Rufina A. Santos Memorial School in Roxas City, Capiz, after having breakfast with his family.
Senator Grace Poe’s husband, Neil Llamanzares, and her son, Brian Poe, Llamanzares have already voted at Xavier School in San Juan City. The senator is set to visit the tomb of her late father Fernando Poe Jr., at the Manila North Cemetery before heading to her polling precinct later today.