There has been no tabulation of votes cast in the ongoing national elections yet. Only after the polls close today will the Commission on Elections begin counting all votes.

However, a Facebook user has posted a vice-presidential vote count that shows Sarah Duterte is far ahead in the election with 1,017,926 votes as of 11:55 a.m. The post also proclaimed Vicente Sotto and Willie Ong as ranks second and third in the race.

Comelec Resolution 10695 mandates that the results shall be counted and consolidated on May 9 after the casting of votes and upon the closing of polls.

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