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Miriam supports Presidential debate

Sen. Miriam Santiago believes that Debate is the best way for political candidates to be recognize by voters. (Screen grabbed from internet)
Sen. Miriam Santiago believes that a Debate is the best way for political candidates to be recognized by voters. (Screen grabbed from internet)

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will support the proposal of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to push for presidential debate in the 2016 elections.

According to the feisty Senator, this has been her proposal through Senate Bill 1797 or the Presidential Debate Reform Act which she submitted in 2013, and remains to be pending in the committee level.

Under the said bill, presidential and vice presidential aspirants are oblige to participate in a debate, to be supervised by the Presidential Debate Commission.

The lady Senator believes that the debate is the proper forum for voters to know well their candidates.

(Cyrille Cupino)

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