The Rundown 2013, a youth-oriented senate elections forum #juanvote

Blog Watch covered the The Rundown 2013 which was organized by the UP Economics Society on February 7 at the GA Toyota Asian Center , UP Diliman Campus. As the social media partner, Blog Watch streamed and live tweeted via #juanvote hashtag . Smart Communications as co-presentor worked with Blog Watch to deliver the live streaming coverage.

Here is the recorded video from livestream (start at the 25 mark)

The Rundown 2013 is a student-created, student-oriented senate elections forum. In partnership with around 50 student organizations from the biggest universities and colleges around Metro Manila, The Rundown is a senate elections forum that strives to inform and educate young Filipino voters about the senate elections candidates. It aims to provide a thorough analysis of each of the candidate’s plans, platforms and stand on pertinent issues affecting the country today.

Being a student-oriented forum, The Rundown 2013 provided an interactive platform where students voiced out their issues and concerns addressed to the senatorial candidates. Its primary goal is to help the youth, a strong and growing segment of the Filipino electorate, be well-equipped with the right information in order to have an educated choice in the coming 2013 elections.

Program Flow:
4:30: Registration
5:15: Singing of the National Anthem
5:20: Entrance of hosts
5:25: Opening Remarks by UP President Alfredo Pascual
5:40: Introduction of candidates
5:50: Speech of the candidates
6:35: Questions and Answer from the Panelists
7:35: Open Forum
8:00: Presentation of tokens to the candidates
8:15: Closing Remarks by Beatriz Bayudan

The Senators who came to the forum are the following with the following twitter accounts

Bam Aquino- @bamaquino
Sonny Angara @sonnyangara
Antonio Trillanes @TrillanesSonny
Risa Hontiveros @risahontiveros
Eduardo Villanueva @Bro_Eddie
Jv Ejercito @jvejercito
JC Delos Reyes @jc_delosreyes
Lito David @LitoYapDavid
Christian Seneres @sonnyangara
Baldomero Falcone
Greco Belgica
Ernesto Maceda @senmaceda
Mitos Magsaysay @mitosmagsaysay
Grace Poe @GracePoe2013

Panelists:

Carlos Celdran (controversial issues)
Stella Quimbo (health)
Gang Badoy (education)
Heart Dino (youth, student council chairperson of UP)
Inday Varona (media, ANC)

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