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We are now less than a month away from the May 13 Philippine elections. There is now a frenzy of last-minute campaigning everywhere as candidates try to reach as many voters as they can within the remaining days of the official campaign period.
I found myself, these last few days, checking my tentative vote list. There were people on the administration’s ticket that I think deserved my vote. There were also people on the opposition’s list who I was iffy about.
What was my deal breaker? Given the current state of governance, what, in my view, was the priority that would determine who I should vote for?
Here’s how I came up with my present list of candidates and it is by no means final, given that we still have a little less than 4 weeks to go.
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