May 13 Declared As Special Non Working Holiday
Election day will be on Monday, May 13. To allow everyone to participate and go to the poll on the said date, Malacanang has declared the date as a Special Non-Working Holiday.
— ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) May 9, 2019
President Duterte signed the bill on May 9, Proclamation No 719 declaring May 13 as a special non-working holiday to enable people to exercise their voting rights.