The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo intends to present more than twice the 362 witnesses former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. intends to present for his electoral protest.
Robredo’s attorneys listed 738 witnesses in her preliminary convention temporary submitted earlier than the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
“For protestee Robredo, and to the millions who voted and supported her, the only truth is that she has been validly voted upon and proclaimed as Vice President of this country,” learn the temporary filed by her counsel, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal.
Robredo additionally recognized in her temporary three provinces as pilot areas for the guide recount – Capiz, Sulu, North Cotabato.
In his preliminary convention temporary, Marcos recognized as pilot areas Iloilo, Negros Oriental and even Robredo’s residence province of Camarines Sur.
Marcos lawyer Victor Rodriguez defined that whereas Camarines Sur was the hometown of Robredo, it was extremely unbelievable that she would get more than eighty % of the votes forged when all of the opposite vice presidential candidates have been both from the Bicol Region or had ties within the mentioned area.
Marcos and Robredo submitted their respective briefs in time for the conduct of the preliminary convention set by the PET on July 11