MB Daily News Update: Marcos, Duterte given historic majority mandates by Filipinos

They both garnered a historic majority mandate from the Filipino people. They are the first president and vice-president, in recent memory, to come from the same ticket.

With these new dynamics, President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Sara Duterte will be bringing a new standard of leadership to the country after they were proclaimed on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, as winners in their respective posts in the May 9 polls.

Another member of the Marcos Cabinet was named in Atty. Trixie Cruz Angeles, who will be heading the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), and will be widely regarded as the “Press Secretary”.

Meanwhile, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) bared that the winners in the party-list race will be announced on Thursday, May 27, 2022.

These are the historic stories that highlighted this Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

FINAL TALLY – Photo shows the figures at the end of the joint canvass by Congress of the votes for President and Vice President in the May 9 polls which showed President-elect Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. and Vice President-elect Sarah Duterte posting enormous leads over their closest rivals, en route to a historic majority mandate from the Filipino people at the Batasang Pambansa on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (Noel B. Pabalate)
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