A throng of journalists and supporters crowded around front-runner Rodrigo Duterte as he entered a school to vote in the southern city of Davao, where he is mayor.
Asked how he felt about the crowd and the intense focus on him, Duterte, who is also the city’s mayor, said he was not surprised. “I am a candidate for the presidency and almost all of them are my constituents. It’s very natural for them to gravitate toward me.”
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