Panelo: Election day ‘equalizer’ for rich and poor, powerful and powerless

MANILA, Philippines --- A day before the 2019 national and local elections, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Sunday called on Filipinos to exercise their right to vote.   "Nanawagan ang Presidente [Rodrigo Duterte] sa lahat ng mamamayang Pilipino na pumunta sa mga presinto at bumoto," Panelo said in an interview over Radyo Inquirer.   Panelo said the elections are "equalizers" for "the rich, the poor, the powerful, and the powerless" since each individual only counts for one vote.   "Ngayon ang pagkakataon na ang lahat ng mayaman, mahirap, makapangyarihan, mahina, iisa lamang ang bilang ng kanilang boto," Panelo said.   "Ito ang...

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