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5-year term for President, VP with reelection proposed


On the day of President Marcos’ inauguration, a legislator pushed to amend the Constitution by proposing a five-year term for the president, who may seek reelection once. In his measure, Gonzales cited the “overwhelming electoral mandate” that Marcos and Vice President Sara Duterte received in the May 2022 elections. FEATURED STORIESThe lawmaker noted that the President got 31,629,783 votes, or 58.77 percent of the total votes cast, while the Vice President got 32,208,417 votes, or 61.53 percent of the total votes cast. “The clear majority mandate of our new President and Vice President would be the green light from our citizenry to proceed to the discussion on Charter change,” Gonzales said in a statement. RELATED STORY:House reso seeks cha-cha to allow 5-year term, reelection for president, VPRead NextMOST READ


Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer July 02, 2022 08:19 UTC



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