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Leni Robredo may lose votes due to shading limit

Vice President Leni Robredo may lose a significant number of votes after the recount in her election face-off with former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in 2016......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 16th, 2018

Robredo lawyer denies vice president losing ballots due to shade threshold

The lead election lawyer of Leni Robredo on Tuesday denied reports that the vice president may lose a significant number of votes after the recount process in the electoral case filed against her by former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Leni vows to defend victory, wants all votes counted correctly

  Vice President Leni Robredo vowed on Thursday to staunchly defend her election victory against claims of fraud by her rival, former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., saying this battle transcended her personal interests.   "This fight is not only about our fight with Marcos. This fight is to give essence to the desire we conveyed in the last election. Our wish is to have all the votes counted rightly---and that is what we are fighting for today," she said in Filipino.   Robredo, who defeated Marcos in the 2016 polls by a margin of 260,000 votes, asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to reconsider its decision stating that the small circle...Keep on reading: Leni vows to defend victory, wants all votes counted correctly.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

VP recount: Leni insists on validity of partly shaded votes

Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday insisted that partly shaded votes should be counted in the ongoing recount of the 2016 vice presidential poll results......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Marcos camp takes cudgels up for PET

THE camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. yesterday called on Vice President Leni Robredo to stop accusing the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) of systematically reducing her votes and casting aspersions meant to debase its integrity. Lawyer Vic Rodriguez, Marcos’ spokesman, issued this statement when sought for his comment….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Marcos lawyer calls out Robredo camp on shaded ballots

The lawyer of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. yesterday called Vice President Leni Robredo and her lawyers “ignorant” after the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, denied Robredo’s motion to accept the 25-percent shaded ballots as valid votes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

SC says no basis for Robredo s claim of systematic decrease in her votes

MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) denied Vice President Leni Robredo's motion to consider ballot ovals shaded by a minimum of 25% as valid votes in the ongoing electoral protest ballot recount. In effect, the SC, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), will only count ovals ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

‘Leni distrusts pet revisors’

Wants to change the rule after the game –– lawyer “PROBABLY consumed by an intense feeling of insecurities, Leni Robredo petitioned the Presidential Electoral Tribunal over the weekend to stop what she personally believed to be a systematic decrease of her votes tally during Week One of the vice presidential….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

More wet ballots, grass found as VP poll recount continues

The camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. discovered more wet ballots in ballot boxes from the hometown of Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo. Aside from wet ballots, the ballot boxes from Camarines Sur also contained grass, the Marcos camp said. It said that in the revision of votes in the election protest [...] The post More wet ballots, grass found as VP poll recount continues appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

Robredo asks SC to stop systematic decrease in her votes

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday, April 5, to consider ballot ovals shaded by a minimum of 25% – not 50% based on outdated standards – as votes for her. In a motion filed on Thursday, Robredo said this ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Marcos’ ballot box fraud claim questioned

What missing audit logs?   A former elections commissioner said erroneous claims made by the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos were not helping boost his electoral protest case.   Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. claimed that missing audit logs was among signs of fraud he saw in ballot boxes being examined by the Supreme Court, convened as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal.   Marcos, former senator who ran for vice president in 2016, claimed he was cheated and that he, not Leni Robredo, should be vice president.   A manual recount of votes in the vice presidential race is now ongoing.   Without basis   Gregorio La...Keep on reading: Marcos’ ballot box fraud claim questioned.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Recount rule makes it difficult for Robredo to claim 4 votes

MANILA, Philippines – On just the second day of the recount of votes in the electoral protest case, the camp of Vice President Leni Robredo went to the Supreme Court (SC) to claim 4 votes in Camarines Sur, her home province.   The SC serves as the Presidential Electoral ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Robredo camp tags as ‘ridiculous’ report about pre-shaded ballots

Unused or excess ballots in a town in Camarines Sur with pre-shaded votes for Vice President Leni Robredo were reportedly discovered during the third day of recount of votes related to the vice presidential race in the 2016 polls. Sources said the ballots came from Baao town, where a couple of wet ballot boxes were also found last Tuesday. However, there was no detail about the number of pre-shaded ballots. Aside from the pre-shaded ballots, sources added that the revisors found several ballots that were cut in half -- which meant that they were unused or excess ballots. They were discovered mixed in with the valid ballots with votes for Robredo. Lawyer Vic Rodriguez, spo...Keep on reading: Robredo camp tags as ‘ridiculous’ report about pre-shaded ballots.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

VP poll recount starts

The Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), begins today the manual recount of votes cast in three provinces for the vice presidential race in 2016, the results of which were contested by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Former Camarines Sur Representative Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo had been declared winner of [...] The post VP poll recount starts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Vote recount in VP race starts April 2

The challenge to Vice President Leni Robredo's tight victory over former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the 2016 elections will be settled in a gymnasium. The Supreme Court, acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has finished converting its sports gym into a makeshift revision hall where the manual recount of votes for the vice presidential race will take place starting April 2. Members of the PET ad hoc committee on Tuesday conducted a media tour of the gym on the fifth floor of the tribunal's parking building on Padre Faura Street in Manila. It will be a first for the PET, the body created by the 1987 Constitution to tackle electoral protests in the presidentia...Keep on reading: Vote recount in VP race starts April 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

Start of recount for Marcos poll protest set after Holy Week

The manual recount of votes for Vice President Leni Robredo and former senator Bongbong Marcos is set to begin on April 2, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) announced Tuesday. Source link link: Start of recount for Marcos poll protest set after Holy Week.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Recount

‘Bongbong’ Marcos’ election suit against Leni Robredo finally gets on the road with recount of protested vote set in April THE Supreme Court sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal will start on April 2 the manual recount of votes petitioned by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in his electoral protest….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Withdraw motions, let’s start recount, Marcos dares Robredo

IF Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo really wants Filipinos to know the true results of the 2016 vice presidential race, she should withdraw all motions she filed before the Supreme Court which sits as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) so that the recount of votes can begin right away, the camp of former Sen. [...] The post Withdraw motions, let’s start recount, Marcos dares Robredo appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Robredo, Marcos camps point fingers amid recount challenge

MANILA, Philippines – Whose fault is the delay in the recount of votes for vice president? According to the two camps at odds, it's each other. In a statement issued on Sunday, February 4, losing vice presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr's lawyer, Vic Rodriguez, called on Vice President Leni Robredo ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Leni’s camp dishonors pet –– BBM

For saying ballot images fabricated “THE soft copy of ballot images showing a clear manipulation of votes which favored 2016 vice presidential bet Leni Robredo were official documents which the Supreme Court justices, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal, has furnished the camp of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.,” said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Robredo camps says Bongbong Marcos case rests on 3 provinces

PILI, Camarines Sur --- The recount of votes in three of 25 provinces where Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. claimed that cheating in favor of Vice President Leni Robredo deprived him of victory would be key to Marcos' election protest, according to Robredo's lawyer. Lawyer Maria Bernadette Sardillo, speaking for Robredo, said the Supreme Court last year upheld the integrity of the automated election system which was why Marcos' protest "has to proceed to the recounting of votes." Marcos' protest, she said, would "rise or fall" on the results of the recount in the provinces of Camarines Sur, Iloilo and Negros Oriental which the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos listed. Ac...Keep on reading: Robredo camps says Bongbong Marcos case rests on 3 provinces.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018