By Omar Mundo
April 11, 2022
LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — With the start of the month-long overseas Filipinos voting, UniTeam standard-bearer Bongbong Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte zoomed to a rousing start as absentee voting got underway over the weekend in Hong Kong where at least 93,000 Filipinos are expected to vote.
Based on the latest exit polls, BBM was already leading with 3,780 votes while Vice President Leni Robredo only got 89 votes.
On the other hand, Inday Sara had 3,987 votes while her closest contender in the vice presidential race Dr. Willie Ong garnered 230 votes.
On Sunday, April 10, Marcos Jr. received 3,124 votes, or a percentage of 96.80 percent while Robredo only 65 votes or 2.01 percent.
Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso garnered 18 votes or 0.55 percent.
Senator Manny Pacquiao got 15 votes or 0.47 percent.
Senator Ping Lacson only had 3 votes or 0.09 percent.
Per the latest data from the Commission on elections, there are at least 1.6 million registered Filipino voters worldwide.
Approved in 2003, the absentee voting for this year’s national and local elections started last Saturday (April 9, 2022) and will end on E-Day, May 9, 2022. (ai/mtvn)