THE camp of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday welcomed the revelation during a meeting of the congressional oversight body on the automated polls earlier this week of alleged discrepancies between the main secure digital (SD) cards and the backup cards used in the 2016 national and local elections.

Lawyer Vic Rodriguez, legal counsel of Marcos, said the reported discrepancies in SD cards would help substantiate their discovery of the mysterious squares that appeared on the printed copy of ballot images from the soft copies provided by the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).

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