PHL Vote 2022

This microsite features our fact-checks, explainers, commentaries, news and in-depth stories about the 2022 national and local elections.

Voting for the lesser evil

Because of relentless mudslinging, name-calling and fearmongering even before the campaign season begins, voters don't really get to be offered a good…

Robredo reveals partial senatorial slate for 2022, ‘unified’ opposition slate still in the making

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo revealed Friday the names of 11 candidates on her senatorial ticket for the 2022 national elections where…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Who among the 2022 hopefuls have spread misinformation?

Some 572 aspirants vying for national positions in the 2022 elections filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) from Oct. 1 to 8 at the Garden Tent,…

Horse trading time

“One lesson I learned from 2004 is never to run as an orphan”.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senate hopeful Afuang makes unproven claim that ‘COVID-19 is man-made’

Former Pagsanjan mayor Abner Afuang marked the filing of his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator on Oct. 1 with an unproven claim ー that the…

Robredo running for president, vows to bring ‘power of change’ back in the hands of Filipinos

“Buong-buo ang loob ko ngayon. Kailangan nating palayain ang sarili mula sa kasalukuyang sitwasyon. Lalaban ako, lalaban tayo!”