MNL48 announces top 48 candidates for the 3rd General Election


MNL48 announced on Saturday the top 48 candidates for this year’s Third General Election.

The announcement was streamed via the online show “It’s Showtime Online Universe.”


The top 48 members are as follows in no particular order:

The official rankings of the Top 48 candidates will be announced at two live events, which will be held on February 13 and 20.

The results were determined through the votes cast via the official website and the MNL48 Fan Club mobile app. Voting ended last November 30, 2020.

The General Election is an annual event borrowed from AKB48, their sister group in Japan, where fans can vote for their favorite member. It is similar to a popularity contest.