Vice President Leni Robredo's lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the Presidential Electoral Tribunal must first resolve the issue on the integrity of the election system before proceeding with the recount
The solicitor general of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos appears during the Supreme Court's preliminary conference for Bongbong Marcos' electoral protest
In the preliminary conference for his electoral protest, Marcos says the recount should be initially held in Camarines Sur, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental
Vice President Leni Robredo was earlier required to settle payment of the balance of the protest fee on July 14
EXCLUSIVE: Election results in these provinces may be up for recount, if the Presidential Electoral Tribunal grants the petitions of Marcos and Robredo in their respective protests
Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr pays the remaining balance of his fee prior to the conduct of the preliminary hearing on his electoral protest and Vice President Leni Robredo's counter-protest
EXCLUSIVE: Can election data back up Bongbong Marcos' request to annul results in 3 provinces in the ARMM?
In a motion for reconsideration filed with the High Court, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal argues that former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr himself is 'not sure of his election protest' against Vice President Leni Robredo
Supporters of the Vice President are raising funds through the online drive 'Piso Para sa Laban ni Leni,' as she faces the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr
The P2.08 billion is the cost of the non-return of 97,365 vote-counting machines to technology provider Smartmatic
Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Vitug will chair the 3-member panel
The justice department reverses the decision of the Manila Prosecutor’s Office, which didn't find merit in the complaint of Ferdinand Marcos Jr's camp
(UPDATED) The preliminary conference, originally set for June 21, is reset to July 11
In a new motion, the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr seeks the decryption and printing of ballot images from SD cards
Political analyst Ramon Casiple says Bongbong Marcos would have to decide whether he'll run for senator in 2019 or continue with his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
Here are the key moments in the legal battle between Vice President Leni Robredo and her rival in the May 2016 polls, former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Lawyers of Vice President Leni Robredo say the pleading filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr against her counter-protest is already moot and academic
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo raises the required amount from her personal funds and loans from relatives of her late husband
The setting of a preliminary conference in June aligns with former senator Ferdinand Marcos' desire to set a date for judicial revision of ballots
The Vice President's camp recently said she would only pay the deposit after the recount of ballots being questioned by Ferdinand Marcos Jr is completed
'Marami pang kautangan sa bayan na hindi pa nababayaran, at iyong kautangan na iyon, iyon din ang ginagamit para makabalik sa kapangyarihan,' says the Vice President
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(3rd UPDATE) Lawyers of defeated vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos stress that Vice President Leni Robredo failed to pay the fee required by the Supreme Court for the recount of ballots
'We will only pay after Mr Marcos [has] already finished the revision and the recount of the ballot,' says the Vice President's lawyer Romulo Macalintal
'We have done this because it is our heartfelt wish that the election protest be resolved with dispatch,' the donors are quoted as saying
(3rd UPDATE) The defeated vice presidential candidate says friends and supporters pulled in resources to raise the P36 million
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo also says former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr should be the first to pay the recount fee
(UPDATED) Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr will have to pay P66.02 million, while Vice President Leni Robredo will have to settle P15.43 million
The camp of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr also urges the SC to immediately conduct the necessary actions to proceed with the election case against Vice President Leni Robredo
The camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr accuses Vice President Leni Robredo of resorting to delaying tactics
(UPDATED) The SC says the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr is sufficient in form and substance
'Marcos' motion for preliminary conference never mentioned these 13 SD cards precisely because they are not even part of his election protest,' says lawyer Romulo Macalintal
Former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr files a petition before the Supreme Court, seeking to start the preliminary conference of his protest against Vice President Leni Robredo
'I believe this is the best way to put an end to this controversy and for the Filipino people to find out who is telling the truth – Marcos or Robredo – regarding the alleged data found on these 13 SD cards,' says the lawyer of Vice President Leni Robredo
'For us, this is quite disheartening and highly irregular,' says the camp of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Vice President Leni Robredo's election lawyer Romulo Macalintal says the process of decrypting the SD cards is not yet complete for anyone to claim there is proof of election fraud
But Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez says it is better to let the process of decryption be completed first, and not to speculate on the supposed files in the SD cards
There have only been 4 election protests since 1992. None, so far, has resulted in the reversal of results for president or vice president. On average, it took close to 4 years for these protests to be resolved.
By examining the election data and subjecting it to various methodologies, it is virtually impossible for anyone to conclude that Leni cheated and 'stole' the vice presidency. The data tells us that she won fair and square.
Marcos lawyer George Erwin Garcia says many SD cards 'were found to have data' during the 'stripping' or disabling of vote-counting machines
The camp of former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr uses the same metaphor used by Vice President Leni Robredo about his father's burial, saying the real 'thief in the night' was Robredo's poll victory
Speculations about the Supreme Court favoring Bongbong Marcos in the election case intensifies after it ruled to allow a hero's burial for former President Ferdinand Marcos
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'The objective is to steal the vice presidency from VP Leni,' says Robredo's spokesperson, about a recount allegedly being planned 'without the direction of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal'
Bongbong Marcos' counsel George Garcia argues that the Comelec decision is a violation of the Precautionary Protective Order (PPO) issued by the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) and is tantamount to contempt of court
'It will be an exercise in futility...to conduct a revision and engage in academic discussion in order to determine who really won as vice president in the 2010 elections'
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Vice President Leni Robredo's legal team says some witnesses in Bongbong Marcos' electoral protest claim their signatures were forged, or they were told to surrender their IDs for some government benefits