FALSE

CLAIM: Ferdinand Marcos, Sr. “is the youngest politician who won as mayor, congressman, governor and senator.”
RATING: FALSE

A Facebook post claims that Ferdinand Marcos, Sr. “is the youngest politician who won as mayor, congressman, governor and senator.”

The use of the word “is” implies that no other politician, before or even after Marcos, was younger than him when they took office as mayor, congressman, governor, or senator.

This is FALSE.

Marcos Sr. was never elected mayor or governor

Ferdinand Marcos, Sr.’s profile in the Malacañang and the Philippine Senate websites showed that he was never elected mayor of any town or city, or as governor of any province in the Philippines.

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