The newly elected senators have been proclaimed on Wednesday, May 22, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).
The 12 senator-elect came with their family and friends except for Sen. Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go whose family is in Davao.
Nancy Binay's father, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, accompanied her daughter at the proclamation.
Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. has not forgotten to show his "budots" moves after being proclaimed as senator-elect. Revilla was together with his wife actress and Cavite Mayor-elect Lani Mercado, son actor and Cavite Vice Governor-elect Ramon “Jolo” Revilla III.
Former First lady Imelda Marcos proudly stand beside her daughter former Ilocos Norte Gov. and now Senator-elect Imee Marcos.
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Oscar Albayalde and National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar were among to attend the event with ex-PNP chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa.
Actress Susan Roces got up onstage with as reelectionist Grace Poe ranked number two on the senatorial bets.
Senator Cynthia Villar thanked President Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio for their support in her speech.
Here was the official count from the Commission on Election (Comelec):
Cynthia Villar – 25,273,727
Grace Poe – 22,029,788
Christopher “Bong” Go – 20,657,702
Pia Cayetano 19,789,019
Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, 19,004,225
Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, 18,161,862
Lito Lapid 16,965,464
Imee Marcos, 15,882,628
Francis Tolentino, 15,510,026
Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd, 14,668,665
Ramon “Bong” Revilla, 14,624,445
Nancy Binay, 14,504,936
(CHAY ALDAY/LEAGUE ONLINE NEWS)