Crack in 'Solid North': Robredo tops presidential race in Batanes | Inquirer News

Crack in ‘Solid North’: Robredo tops presidential race in Batanes

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 11:33 AM May 12, 2022
Robredo tops Batanes

The Municipal Board of Canvassers in Itbayat town, Batanes convened at Itbayat Central School shortly after voting was done. | PHOTO: Nathan Alcantara

TUGUEGARAO CITY––Vice President Leni Robredo has managed to leave a minor crack in the so-called “Solid North” in the Cagayan Valley region after topping the presidential race in Batanes province.

Robredo beat presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in Batanes with a narrow margin of votes based on the final count of the Commission on Elections.


The vice president obtained 5,195 votes, while Marcos Jr. got 4,358 votes, reflecting a margin of 837 votes.

Robredo’s running mate, Sen. Francis “Kiko Pangilinan, ranked second in the vice-presidential race, with 3,511 votes. Sara Duterte topped it with 4,523 votes.



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