The Race to Malacanang opens, campaign season begins.
Happening now are the opening salvo of all five presidential, vice presidential and senatorial teams and candidates for the May 9, 2016 elections.
Five separate proclamation rallies are being held on strategic places around the country, also based on political preference and perceived bailiwick.
Here are their respective posts on Twitter and Facebook:
Sen. Grace Poe, Sen. Francis Escudero and the entire Partido Galing at Puso senatorial ticket will launch their campaign at the Plaza Miranda in Manila.
— GRACE POE (@SenGracePOE) February 6, 2016
Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Gregorio Honasan II of the United Nationalist Alliance will launch their presidential and vice presidential candidacy, respectively, at the Welfareville compound in Mandaluyong City.
— Jejomar C. Binay (@VPJojoBinay) February 9, 2016
Liberal Party standard bearer Manuel Roxas II, vice presidential candidate Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo and the administration party’s senatorial candidates will kick off their campaign in Roxas City, Capiz, the hometown of Roxas.
— Mar Roxas (@MARoxas) February 9, 2016
Senators Miriam Santiago and Ferdinand”Bongbong” Marcos are launching their first leg of campaign in the Ilocos region.
— Miriam Santiago (@senmiriam) February 9, 2016
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and his running mate Alan Peter Cayetano will launch their campaign at the intersection of Morga and Zamora streets in Tondo, Manila.
Independent vice presidential candidate Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will start his campaign on Wednesday in General Santos City.
1/2 Today is the first day of campaign for the 2016 elections. May our country be blessed with the right persons to pic.twitter.com/uDLAra6dWN
— Antonio Trillanes IV (@TrillanesSonny) February 9, 2016