LOOK: Politicians cast their vote

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 13) — Politicians vying for seats joined millions of Filipinos in casting their votes on Monday.

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay, who is running for Makati representative, voted at San Antonio National High School in Makati City, but his ballot was rejected eight times because of a paper jam on the machine.

In a media briefing, the Commission on Elections said the vote counting machine in Binay's polling precinct malfunctioned and has been replaced.

Binay's daughter, re-electionist Senator Nancy voted at the same school but went home first while the machine is being replaced.

Reelectionist Makati Mayor Abigail Binay has cast her vote around 12 noon together with husband Rep. Luis Campos. The voting machine in their precinct malfunctioned in the morning. 

Technical issues also plagued the machine at re-electionist Senator Grace Poe's polling center, keeping her from voting.

Poe has successfully cast her vote in San Juan after encountering a malfunctioning vote counting machine this morning.

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, the president of administration party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan, was first to vote in his precinct at City Central School in Cagayan de Oro City.

Pimentel was at the school at 6:10 a.m. and left after 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, reelectionist opposition Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV voted at Concepcion South Central Elementary School in his home province of Tarlac.

Former Senate colleagues Manuel “Mar” Roxas II and Manuel “Lito” Lapid also cast their votes in the first hour of the elections. Roxas and Lapid are attempting a Senate comeback.

Also vying for a Senate comeback is Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. He voted in Bacoor City, Cavite along with his wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, and Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla. Mercado and the younger Revilla are seeking reeelection.

Former presidential political adviser Francis Tolentino, who is making his second consecutive attempt at a Senate seat after landing 13th in the last elections, also cast his vote before 7 a.m. in Tagaytay City.

Re-electionist Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito voted in the second hour of the polls at Xavier School in San Juan. He was shortly followed by his family’s political rival, San Juan mayoralty bet Francis Zamora.

Some members of the Marcos clan voted together at around 8:30 a.m. at the elementary school named after Mariano Marcos, the father of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

Among them is former First Lady Imelda Marcos and her granddaughter, Ilocos Norte provincial council member Matthew Marcos Manotoc, who is running unopposed for governor in Ilocos Norte.

Ilocos Norte Governor and senatorial candidate Imee Marcos voted an hour after them.

Marcos' fellow administration senatorial candidate, former national police chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, voted at around 8 a.m. in his hometown of Bato, Davao del Sur.

Another administration bet, former Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go, voted in Davao City. He and fellow administration candidate Jiggy Manicad heard Mass first before voting.

Go was able to get inside his polling precinct after waiting for two and a half hours.

Otso Diretso bets Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, former Solicitor General Florin "Pilo" Hilbay and civic leader Samira Gutoc also voted in their respective polling precincts.

Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, who is making a secon attempt for the Senate, voted in Quezon City. His fellow Labor Win coalition senatorial candidate, labor leader Leody de Guzman has also cast his vote.

Doctor Willie Ong, who is also running for senator, voted along with his wife, Doctor Liza Ong.

Senatorial bet and lawyer Larry Gadon also cast his vote at St. Paul College in Quezon City.

Lawyer Chel Diokno of the opposition's Otso Diretso lineup also voted at the San Juan National High School, accompanied by his six children.

Reelectionist Senators Sonny Angara and Pia Cayetano also voted in their home districts. 

Otso Diretso campaign manager Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan voted in Silang, Cavite, while fellow Liberal Party member Senator Risa Hontiveros filled up her ballot inside a polling precinct in Quezon City. 

Another opposition bet, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal, filled up his ballot inside a village in Las Piñas.

Detained Senator Leila De Lima was escorted by police from her detention facility in Camp Crame, Quezon City to her polling center at St. Rita College in Parañaque City. 

Senator Ralph Recto cast his vote in Lipa City, Batangas together with wife, actress turned Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto.

Senatorial bet Erin Tañada also cast his vote in his hometown Gumaca, Quezon that afternoon, while Congressman Zajid "Dong" Mangudadatu also completed his ballot in Maguindanao. 

Local bets also trooped to polling stations.

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who heads the regional Hugpong ng Pagbabago party and is running for reelection, voted at her precinct in the third hour of the polls. This was broadcast live by Radio Television Malacañang.

Former Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso, who is challenging his former allies, incumbent Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada and former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim, voted at Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School.

Estrada and Lim are expected to cast their votes later in the day.

Meanwhile, Estrada’s daughter, Jerika, who is running for councilor in the fourth district of Manila, voted at P. Burgos Elementary School.

Some members of the Marcos clan voted together at around 8:30 a.m. at the elementary school named after Mariano Marcos, the father of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

Navotas Rep. Tobias “Toby” Tiangco, who wants to reclaim that mayoralty seat now occupied by his brother, arrived in the opening hour of elections at Navotas National High School to cast his vote.

Pasig Councilor and aspiring Mayor Vico Sotto has finished voting this afternoon. He is looking to end the reign of incumbent Mayor Bobby Eusebio.

Former President Joseph Estrada also went to P. Burgos Elementary School to vote Monday morning. He is running for a third term as mayor of Manila.

Estrada's son Jinggoy Estrada also turned up to vote at Xavier School in San Juan. The returning senatorial bet is accompanied by daughter Janella Estrada, who is runnning as city mayor.

Incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo returned to her hometown vote in Tabuco Central School in Naga City, where she had to wait more than half an hour before she was able to vote. 

Outgoing House Speaker and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo also voted at the Lubao Central Elementary School around 11 a.m. 

Quezon City mayoral candidate and Rep. Vincent Crisologo was able to cast his vote three hours ahead of closing after he was ordered released by the City Prosecutor's Office. He was arrested by police on Sunday night and is facing charges of obstruction of justice in relation to a supposed vote-buying incident. 

President Rodrigo Duterte went to the Daniel Aguinaldo High School in Barangay Matina about two hours before polls closed on Monday. He is accompanied by his partner Honeylet Avancena.