Marcos leads partial count

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FRONTRUNNER Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. inspects his ballot at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School in Batac City, Ilocos Norte. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

FRONTRUNNER Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. inspects his ballot at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School in Batac City, Ilocos Norte. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

VICTORY appeared imminent for Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. who topped the partial, unofficial count of votes in the vice presidential race in the May election.
As of 6:20 p.m. on Monday, the senator was leading the initial tally of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV).

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According to the PPRCV, Marcos got 1,439,972 votes from 8,416 cluster precincts nationwide. This is equivalent to 9.1 percent of the 92,509 precincts nationwide, Marcos was followed by Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo who got 1,253,562 votes. In third place was Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano with 514, 242 votes, followed by Sen. Francis Escudero, 434,377 votes, Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th, 73,669 votes, and Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan, 63,573 votes.

Marcos also led his rivals in the exit polls held by the Manila Broadcasting Company, getting 1,798,700 votes. He was trailed by Robredo who got 1,582, 260 votes, Cayetano, 665,562, Escudero, 551,535, Trillanes, 92,501, and Honasan, 79,410.

In the count of ABS-CBN network, Marcos also led with 1,389,971 votes, followed by Robredo.

In the TV5 count, Marcos likewise notched the top spot with 604,705 votes as of 5:44 p.m. Robredo posted 536,264 votes and Cayetano, 218,378. Next was Escudero with 180,464 votes and in fifth place was Trillanes, 31,270 votes.

Marcos said he is not surprised by his early lead.

“I am feeling that by all indications we should be successful today. We will continue to monitor and closely watch the developments,” he said.

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  1. Bongbong Marcos was CHEATED!!why were the Bicol ballots delayed? The were manipulating it. They kept the returns till late in the night. Another Aquino scam. He said he won’t allow Marcos to step onMalacanang, how much did hespend for this SAM? This man is an animal. He should be caged.

  2. You have a cousin that is a COMELEC Chairman and a bunch of Smartmatic officials in your hotel? Mar trailed to 2nd and Robredo is taking the lead? Oh what a coincidence!

  3. This newspaper has shown reliability and factuality of the news reports Filipinos all over the world need to know For entertainment news only, I give a lot of credit to ABS-CBN

  4. Marcos should million miles way ahead of robredo they r manipulating cheating the peoples votes hwag naman dahil magkakagiera any Philip in as