Vice President Leni Robredo took a jab against former senator Bongbong Marcos, as he insists that a 50-percent shading threshold should be observed in the ongoing recount at the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
The Supreme Court (SC), acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has ordered to stop the retrieval of ballot boxes from Iloilo City for the ongoing recount over the election protest questioning the 2016 win of Vice President Leni Robredo.
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Noel Tijam, who was the ponente of the ruling which ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, reminded that former President and current Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada had been allowed to file a quo warranto case against his successor, former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
MANILA — Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to speed up the recount on his electoral protest against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo which has been ongoing almost two years after he lost the 2016 vice presidential race.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has filed manifestation and motion before the Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET),for the lifting of the precautionary protection order (PPO) issued on July 2016 so it could use its election management system (EMS) in preparations for next year’s midterm elections to save on cost.
Far Eastern University Institute of Law dean Mel Sta. Maria is dismayed by the Presidential Electoral Tribunal’s (PET) decision raising the threshold for shaded ballots in the manual recount of votes for the vice presidential race to 50 percent.
If Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno claims impeachable officers like herself can only be removed through impeachment, then the election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo shouldn’t have been filed.
Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo flocked in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday morning, showing their support for the VP, as her camp asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal to reconsider its decision and apply the 25% shading threshold of the 2016 elections in the ongoing recount.
Vice President Leni Robredo has reportedly lost 5,000 votes in her turf, Camarines Sur, after the Presidential Electoral Tribunal ruled that only ballots which were 50 percent shaded should be considered valid votes.
The abogado of Vice President Leni Robredo said the camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. fell for “fake news” by citing the missing audit logs as proof of cheating in the 2016 elections.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will look into the allegations of former Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., including the alleged wet ballots at the start of the recount proceedings in connection with his election protest against Vice President Leni Robredo before the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
Vice President Leni Robredo has expressed confidence about the outcome of the manual recount of votes in the 2016 vice presidential race as part of the poll protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
The camp of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo is not backing down to the dare of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. to withdraw all their respective motions before the Supreme Court (SC) acting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to hasten the recount of the ballots.
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo believes former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. fears the eventually dismissal of his election protest when he gave the order to withdraw all of his pending motions before the Supreme Court, sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET)
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