Bongbong sees victory in VP race
MANILA - Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. is leading the vice-presidential race by less than a million votes, according to partial and unofficial results of the 2016 national elections Monday.
As of 9:57 p.m, May 9, 2016, Marcos was leading among the six vice-presidential candidates with 10,769,209 votes.
In a statement, Marcos said he is anticipating a win, but will continue to closely monitor developments.
"I am feeling that by all indications, we should be successful today. We will continue to monitor and closely watch the developments," he said.
Marcos is followed by Liberal Party vice-presidential bet Rep. Leni Robredo with 9,905,912 votes. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, running mate of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (who is leading the partial, unofficial presidential tally), is at third place with 4,126,920 votes.
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Senator Francis Escudero is at fourth place with 3,469,920 votes. He is followed by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV with 589,503 votes. UNA's Senator Gringo Honasan is at last place with 514,927 votes.
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