IN PHOTOS: Candid moments during the proclamation of new senators
MANILA, Philippines – No TRO came from the Supreme Court, despite the pleading of the candidate who was right outside the winning circle. And so Thursday afternoon, May 19, the 12 newly-elected senators were proclaimed the National Board of Canvassers.
Except for reelectionist Vicente Sotto III and returning senator Panfilo Lacson, all the winners came to receive their confirmation certificates. The mood was festive at the Philippine International Convention Center as the newest batch of lawmakers arrived one after another with their familes.
While many celebrity watchers were dissapointed that Mommy D, Sharon Cuneta, and Vilma Santos did not come to the ceremony, they were still visibly elated to celebrate, officially, their own candidates' victory.
Here are some of the sweet, happy, and candid moments during the senatorial proclamation:
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