ABS-CBN News : #Halalan2022: Marcos votes reach 30M, as Leni falls behind further


MANILA – Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s lead in the presidential elections remained insurmountable, as the former senator saw his votes surpass 30 million Tuesday morning.

In partial, unofficial results released 6:32 a.m., Tuesday, Marcos tallied 30,367,737 votes, compared with Leni Robredo's 14,463,975.

Manny Pacquiao remained in third (3,483,191), while Isko Moreno Domagoso was in fourth (1,848,417).

Wires service Agence France-Presse has declared Marcos the winner, based on initial tally.

Meanwhile, Sara Duterte-Carpio continues to run away in the vice-presidential race with 30,735,256 votes, more than thrice higher than second-running Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, who had 9,021,444 votes.

Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III remains in third place in the vice presidential race with 8,047,120 voted. Cardiologist Dr. Willie Ong is at fourth place with 1,811,085 votes, while former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza has 258,634 votes.