February 16, 2021

Today 16 February 2021, the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal unanimously dismissed the electoral protest filed by former Senator Bongbong Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo.

This is in connection with the Presidential Electoral Tribunal case entitled: Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr., protestant vs. Maria Leonor “Leni Daang Matuwid” G. Robredo, protestee, PET Case No. 005.

Out of the 15 members of the Tribunal who were present in today’s meeting, 7 members fully concurred in the dismissal while 8 concurred in the result.

The SC Public Information Office will upload in the SC website a copy of the resolution of the Tribunal detailing the reason or reasons for the dismissal once available.