MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – After more than a week of canvassing votes in the 2016 Philippine elections, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has finally confirmed the vice presidential winner. Make that winners.
The vice presidential race between Leni Robredo and Bongbong Marcos has been too close to call, with both candidates claiming victory — amid allegations of election fraud and manipulation of results.
To end the controversy once and for all, the COMELEC today officially proclaimed both Robredo and Marcos as the duly-elected vice presidents.
Robredo will the the vice president for women and Marcos will be the vice president for men. Concurrently, Robredo will be the VP for the Yellowtards (supporters of President Aquino) while Marcos will be the VP for the (Marcos) Loyalists.