Duterte allies expected to win in Philippines Senate race

Credit: FT.com- Published on May 13, 2019
Filipino voters set to back candidates linked with controversial president, say opinion polls

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Published on May 13, 2019 -  00:36
Duterte Set to Strengthen Rule As Loyalists Lead Philippine Senate Vote
According to Reuters, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling broad public backing for the maverick leader. Early results suggested Duterte-backed candidates would take most of the 12 Senate seats available, with just one from the opposition slate on the fringes.

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