Duterte Set to Strengthen Rule As Loyalists Lead Philippine Senate Vote

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Published on May 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:37s

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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