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Duterte, Bongbong top overseas voting

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. topped the overseas absentee voting for president and vice president in the May 9 elections, the Commission on Elections said yesterday.

Data released by Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said that Duterte had 313,346 votes followed by administration standard-bearer Manuel A. Roxas II with 41,263.

Duterte had the most votes in all Philippine posts except for the Vatican where Roxas had 98 while Duterte had 74.

Among the posts where Duterte won were Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; United States, Canada, Tokyo, Japan; Canberra, Australia; Athens, Greece; Berlin, Germany; Bern, Switzerland; Brunei, Muscat, Oman; Amman, Jordan; Paris, France; Wellington, New Zealand; and Taiwan.

Marcos had the most votes with 176,669 followed by Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo with 89,935.

Marcos won in 49 Philippines posts while Robredo got 10 – Agana, Guam; United States, Canberra, Jakarta, Indonesia; Vatican, New Delhi, India; Yangon, Myamnar; Bern, Hague, Netherlands; and Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

The Comelec-Office for Overseas Voting said 432,706 overseas Filipinos cast their votes for a 31.44 percent voter turnout. There are 1.3 million registered overseas Filipino voters.

The Comelec, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers, finished canvassing all the 59 Certificates of Canvass from Philippine posts abroad Saturday.

The Comelec is still canvassing votes for senators and party-list representatives while Congress will canvass the votes for president and vice president.

  • Joey Gonza

    Marcos is the truth, notice 3 days prior to being elected, The attack dog of the Yellow tards, Oppositionists, NPA communists Inchik Family of the Cojunacos-Aquinos sent him to produce the Bank account statements, all fraud, lies, using abstract and bogus numbers Duterte sed, I have accounts but not that amount or figures, hmmm sounds like another family who has been getting the same treatment for 30 yrs now, then they sed he has illegal land holdingings, properties and daughters names on these illegal ownerships, Duterte sed I can give my family anything as long as it is my own, then the SMOKING GUN THEY SED THAT DUTERTE HAS BEEN DOING ILLEGAL DEPOSTIS, AND TRANSACTIONS AND ACCOUNT DISPERSUMENTS ACCORDING TO THE OPPOSITION IT IS “ILL GOTTEN WEALTH” GAGO, THAT IS THE SAME PANDEMIC TACTIC THIS YELLOW FAMILIA HAS DONE TO KEEP THE FILIPINO COUNTRY POOR AND IN POVERTY FOR 30 YRS NAH…COULD U IMAGINE THAT THEY ARE TRYING TO CONDITION THE MIND OF THE FILIPINOS ALREADY……..AND WAIT FOR IT,,,,,, DUTERTE IS NOT EVEN THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES AS OF YET…..BUT HE HAS WON THE ELECTION….AND ALREADY THEY HAVE SMEERED HIM WITH THE WORDS OF ILL GOTTEN WEALTH……SAME SHET DIFFERENT PERSON WOW! I WILL BACK MARCOS AND BE A LOYALIST TO SUPPORT THE BETTERMENT OF PHILIPPINES FOR EVER ….DUTERTE GO KILL ALL THOSE CRIMINALS STARTING WITH THE HACIENDA LUISITA FARMERS LAWSUITES…..