Pilipinas Debates 2016 was a debate show developed by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). This is the first COMELEC organized debate show in preparation for the May 9, 2016 general elections. 

Ang hamon ng Debate.


  1. Mindanao- CDO
  2. Visayas- Cebu
  3. Luzon- Dagupan

Persons Involved

Those Who are Involve in the Same Debate.


  • Mike Enriquez
  • Jessica Soho
  • Luchi Cruz-Valdez
  • Karen Davila
  • Tony Velasquez


  1. Vice President Jejomar Binay
  2. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte
  3. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago
  4. Senator Grace Poe
  5. Former DILG Secretary Mar Roxas


Mindanao Leg

  1. Round 1- Track Records, Surname Pick
  2. Round 2- Development and Poverty, Draw
  3. Round 3- Mindanao Issue, Draw

Visayas Leg

  1. Round 1- Commentators Question
  2. Round 2- Candidate vs Candidate
  3. Hands-up Segment

Luzon Leg Question

  1. West Philippine Sea Dispute
  2. Metro Manila Traffic and Public Transport
  3. Job Security
  4. OFW Concerns
  5. Public Health
  6. Peace and Order at Mindanao