Filipino celebrities cast their votes for the #Halalan2022 on Monday, May 9. They shared on social media their experience, especially the first-time voters.
Meanwhile, local stars also encouraged their fans to vote wisely in choosing future leaders. Let’s take a look at their social media posts expressing their messages for the elections.
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Firstly, Angel Locsin gave her personal sentiment as she successfully caster her votes amid the hurdles. “Haaay Pilipinas ❤️ kahit parang ang hirap minsan, pipiliin at pipiliin pa rin kita ❤️🇵🇭,” she said. The Kapamilya actress also expressed her gratitude to the teachers serving as poll-watchers.
Kathryn Bernardo also posted a photo as she voted together with her mother, Min, and sister, Kaye. She used the caption, “Good morning, Pilipinas! 🇵🇭”
Now, let’s take a look at the selfie photo of Liza Soberano snapping her indelible-inked finger after she cast her vote. The 24-year old actress also shared that she’s a first-time voter.
Further, Joshua Garcia used a humorous caption attached to his photo. He said, “Wala po sa balota si Wisely, pero iboto po natin!”
Besides, Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla said she got emotional as she voted for her husband, Robin Padilla. She also reminded the voters to carefully check the receipts before dropping them into the ballot box.
Michael V. also prompted voters to practice their rights to vote. The Kapuso comedian even stated the value of respect as Filipinos choose their preferred leaders. At last, she stated that “Best of luck to our next president… whoever she may be.”
Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velaszquez-Alcasid
Meanwhile, Ogie Alcasid posted on his Instagram a photo with his wife Regine Velasquez-Alcasid. The Kapamilya singer then used a caption, “Bumoto na po. God bless the Philippines.”
In addition to the list, Khalil Ramos expressed his message to the voters to vote wisely. The flag of the Philippines is also attached to his photo.
Richard Juan also showed off his “just woke up” look as he woke up at 5 am for the election. Moreover, he mentioned that when so much is at stake, “you’re just extra motivated to do your part.” He also expressed his support for the presidential candidate he is rooting for.
Lastly, Ms. International-Philippines Hannah Arnold briefly asserted the impact of every vote. In her post, the beauty queen used the caption, “YOUR voice. YOUR vote. OUR victory.”
Prior to the elections, local stars expressed their support for their preferred leaders. Evidently, these celebrities are using their platforms to create an impact on the voters.
In fact, more celebrities are yet to vote with precincts closing at 7 p.m. across the country.
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