PHL Vote 2022

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

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Comelec spox is NOT being removed

The false claim was based on comments posted by netizens on social media.

Captain Pacman, anyone?

Sen. Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao wants to run for president in the 2022 elections. But based on his stated plans for the country, he seemingly has the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: NO announcement of a Bongbong-Sara tandem in 2022 polls

The video was based merely on comments made by their supporters on social media.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte did NOT claim that Pacquiao paid for college diploma

The president has not referred to the senator’s degree in recent speeches.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pacquiao quote telling the public to ‘not vote’ for Duterte allies FAKE

Then and now, the senator has made no mention of withholding support for Duterte allies.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Former PCOO social media consultant, netizens revive ‘dextrose’ photo of Isko Moreno that needs context

An old photo of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno'' Domagoso working while hooked up to a bag of fluids was revived this week by several Facebook…