The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday urged the public to watch the first Pilipinas Debates 2022 this weekend.
Commissioner George Erwin Garcia said the first presidential and vice presidential debates will be held at the Sofitel Tent in Pasay City on March 19 and 20, respectively, at 7 p.m.
Nine out of the 10 presidential candidates are set to attend the March 19 event are former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, labor leader Leody de Guzman, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, former National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales, Senator Panfilo Lacson, Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao, businessman Faisal Mangondato, Dr. Jose Montemayor Jr., and Vice President Leni Robredo.
Lawyer Vice Rodriguez, spokesperson of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., earlier said the standard-bearer of the Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP) will skip the debates. Read More