More than 50 million Filipinos will cast their votes for a new set of lawmakers and local officials on May 13, 2013. Half of the Senate's 24 seats and more than 230 House of Representatives seats are being contested.
Election posters for the midterm elections hang along a street as residents walk to a polling precinct in Taguig, Metro Manila, May 13, 2013.
A supporter greets former Philippine President Joseph Estrada after Estrada cast his vote inside a precinct poll at a school in Manila May 13, 2013.
A member of a tribal "Igorot" family casts his vote through a voting machine during midterm elections in Baguio city, northern Philippines, May 13, 2013.
A mother with her daughter fills in a ballot form together with other voters inside a precinct poll at a school in Manila, May 13, 2013.