It may be National or local election the story is all the same.
Voters are bought by funded candidates for some personal interest.
Voters reason...."ma-o man lang gihapon".
My view is..."NO!" it is not the same.
Selling your right is putting yourself into desolation.
If you believe God..., it's a curse rather than a blessing.
I can't elaborate further, but this kind of situation happened thousands of years ago
between the twin brothers Esau & Jacob the sons of Issac.
Genisis 25 : 19 to 34
To those candidate who have the potential to lead a town or baranggay, go ahead
it's your chance to change the face of politics. Don't ignore the vote buying, make it one of the topics during your campaign, let people understand and win thier hearts.