Marcos campaign - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Marcos campaign


CAMPAIGN NOTES: Marcos Jr's worry is not the anti-martial law propaganda

May 03, 2016 - 8:49 PM

With reports of cheating in the overseas polls Bongbong Marcos camp shifts their focus from campaigning to protecting his votes

BLESSING. VP candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos during the ribbong cutting and blessing of their newly opened head quarters at Pasig City on Thursday, Feb.18. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

LP Cagayan de Oro congressional bet endorses Bongbong Marcos

Apr 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Despite not supporting Liberal Party s Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo reelectionist congressman Rolando Uy says he remains committed to the party s local chapter

ALLIES. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr (left) shares a light moment with Cagayan de Oro 1st District Representative Rolando Uy after the latter endorsed him on April 22, 2016. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Who is voting for Bongbong Marcos?

Apr 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM

It’s not the supposedly politically naive millennial voters

THE SCION. Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr during his campaign sortie at San Mateo, Rizal on Monday, April 4, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Bongbong Marcos hits nepotism in government

Apr 19, 2016 - 10:44 PM

The vice presidential candidate also says the government lacks an overarching fiscal and investment plan

Miriam Santiago not yet out of the presidential race – Marcos

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Vice presidential bet Bongbong Marcos says voters will be in for a surprise on May 9 because support for his presidential bet doesn t reflect in the surveys

'HIDDEN SUPPORT.' Vice presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr says his standard-bearer Miriam Defensor Santiago has voter support that are not reflected in surveys. This file photo shows them at the announcement of their senatorial slate at the Ynares Sports Complex in Pasig City on February 14, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

Mayor, ex-KB leader, welcomes Bongbong Marcos in Rizal

Apr 04, 2016 - 7:48 PM

A former leader of the Marcos time Kabataang Barangay San Mateo Mayor Rafael Diaz is on his last term fielding his wife and vice mayor Cristina Diaz to replace him

Marcos on survey gains: A lot of things can still happen

Mar 30, 2016 - 5:48 PM

The vice presidential candidate now tied for the top slot with Chiz Escudero says he s not paying attention to ratings and will continue campaigning hard

Marcos in Pampanga: Allow Arroyo to get treatment abroad

Mar 29, 2016 - 10:01 PM

Vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos says local leaders in this Central Luzon province are crossing party lines to support him

MARCOS VILLAGE. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr, who is running for vice president, meets with officers of two Aeta organizations and his supporters at a village named after his late father in Mabalacat City, Pampanga, on March 29, 2016. Photo by Jun A. Malig/Rappler

Bongbong Marcos courts local execs in Aquino bailiwick

Mar 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Some Tarlac mayors say their support for Marcos is their personal decision not dictated by the party

In Aquino province, some NPC mayors back Bongbong Marcos

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:52 PM

The vice presidential bet says Ilocanos dominate the northern towns of Tarlac and that NPC founder Danding Cojuangco has allowed mayors to support him

ILOCANOS OF TARLAC. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr convenes barangay officials in the town of San Manuel, Tarlac, on March 28, 2016. He visits Tarlac's northern towns of Tarlac, where Ilocanos reside. Photo by Dax Simbol/Rappler

Marcos wants barangay polls postponed

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:17 PM

Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr tells Cebu City s officials that he is also pushing for their retirement benefits

CEBUANO VOTE. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos woos Cebuano voters in Barangay Suba. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Mindanao officials on Bongbong Marcos: Party allegiance or Ilocano roots?

Mar 10, 2016 - 10:36 PM

What has more weight – Ilocano kinship or party allegiance?

Marcos consolidates 'Ilocano vote' in North Cotabato

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:52 PM

In some cities and towns in this Mindanao province at least 65 of the population are Ilocano migrants

ILOCANOS IN MINDANAO. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr on March 10, 2016, campaigns in North Cotabato, where a large share of the population are Ilocanos. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Marcos starts courting Mindanao to boost his numbers

Mar 09, 2016 - 9:51 PM

Bongbong Marcos Mindanao sorties start in Soccsksargen where his voter preference rating is at 14 compared to Francis Escudero s 27

GRATEFUL TO THE FATHER. The T'boli community in South Cotabato tells vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr on March 9, 2016, that they are grateful to his father for enacting a law that created a municipality for their tribe. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant impossible to revive – Marcos Jr

Mar 02, 2016 - 6:02 PM

The vice presidential candidate however says that setting up a nuclear power plant in the Philippines is still a viable and practical

Bongbong Marcos too says 'never again' to martial law

Feb 26, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Does the son and namesake of the late dictator see martial law happening again? Oh God no If there is martial law it means we are in crisis

WINNING PANGASINAN. Vice Presidential Candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. during his campaign sortie at Umingan Pangasinan on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay

Bongbong: EDSA disrupted Marcos' plans for PH

Feb 23, 2016 - 11:05 PM

The son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos says he will not have public appearances on February 25 the 30th anniversary of the revolt that toppled his father

SHOULD WE CELEBRATE EDSA? Vice presidential bet Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr – campaigning in Cauayan City, Isabela, on February 23, 2016 – says he won't have public appearances on the 30th anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolt on February 25. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Caloocan residents voting for Bongbong Marcos out of nostalgia

Feb 17, 2016 - 7:58 PM

The vice presidential bet visits resettlement sites established by his parents: Kung hindi kay Presidente Marcos tsaka Imelda wala po kaming lahat dito

LITTLE ILOCOS. Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr talks to his supporters in Bagong Silang, a resettlement site created by his parents in North Caloocan on February 17, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

San Juan's Guia Gomez endorses Bongbong Marcos for VP

Feb 15, 2016 - 2:01 PM

The San Juan mayor cites Bongbong Marcos progressive plan for the country and his rich experience in public service

SON OF SAN JUAN. Aside from being Ilocos' favorite son, vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr said he also spent his childhood in San Juan. Photo by Patty Pasion / Rappler

Bongbong Marcos on EDSA at 30: 'We continue to regress than progress'

Feb 12, 2016 - 10:00 PM

The vice presidential candidate says only the media and his opponents bring up the issue of martial law Ordinary people ask him how he can help them in their practical concerns

Imee teases Grace Poe: How about 2 Marcoses winning in 2016?

Feb 11, 2016 - 8:59 PM

As presidential bet Grace Poe campaigns in Ilocos Norte talks intensify that the Marcos family is secretly supporting her over Bongbong s standard bearer Miriam Defensor Santiago

SECRET SUPPORT? Although her brother Bongbong Marcos is running as vice president with Miriam Santiago, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (left) says they welcome all candidates who visit their province. She joins presidential bet Grace Poe in a forum at the Mariano Marcos State University in Batac on February 11, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

'I'm not my father's copycat' – Bongbong Marcos

Feb 10, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos is asked what legacies of his father the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos he intends to continue