FORMER senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has narrowed the lead of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo in the ongoing recount of the 2016 vice-presidential election. Sources at the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) told The Manila Times that after the recount of 210 clustered precincts in Camarines Sur province, Robredo’s tally was reduced by some 5,000 votes. Sources said the recount of 210 clustered precincts narrowed the lead down to about 258,000. He paid for a recount in 36,465 clustered precincts, and wants the results annulled in 2,756 precincts. Based on Commission on Elections data, the total 39,221 clustered precincts being questioned by Marcos are composed of 132,446 precincts.
Source: Manila Times April 16, 2018 16:18 UTC