Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr., the son and namesake of a late kleptocratic dictator, is now leading the country that once forced his family to flee into exile amid a popular uprising. As another Marcos returns to the seat of power, The Cavite Rising revisits his journey to the presidency.
Thirty-six years after his dictator father was ousted, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. reclaims Malacañang.
Son of late dictator Bongbong Marcos Jr. have won the recent elections but his path to the presidency still faces legal hurdles. What would happen if his candidacy is declared void or he gets disqualified?
Several political clans and incumbent mayors in Cavite will serve another three-year term after winning their respective reelection bids. Meanwhile, in other places, few neophytes defeated old names in politics.
As the campaign period for the local races has begun, incumbent Vice Governor Jolo Revilla launched his congressional bid with the support of his key allies in Cavite’s 1st District.