If the Commission on Elections en banc decides to disqualify Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as presidential candidate, the country’s next president will still depend on the outcome of the elections and the date of the Supreme Court’s final decision on the case.

But a May 8 Facebook post by Jomar Marquez on the group Main Pop Girls Stanposting categorically said it will be the vice president-elect who will replace him. It added a photo of his running mate Sara Duterte and insinuated that she will replace Marcos.

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The name of the initiative, coined from the words “fact” and “raker,” is inspired by the term “muckrakers,” first used in the early 1900s by American president Theodore Roosevelt to express his annoyance at progressive, reform-minded journalists at the time.