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VP poll recount set for February 2018

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Dec. 05, 17 | 11:55 am

The ongoing vice presidential electoral protest requested by 2016 Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos’ camp is a step closer to being resolved, said Romulo Macalintal, lawyer of Vice President Leni Robredo.

The lawyer said the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), would start collecting the ballots in Camarines Sur on Jan. 22.

“We estimate the recount to start on the second week of February 2018,” PDI quoted Macalintal as saying.

“PET does not have enough space to house ballot boxes from Iloilo and Negros Oriental, kaya one at a time muna starting with Camarines Sur,” he added.

Macalintal is optimistic that the protest will be dismissed by the high court.

Source: PDI

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