Nation must move on after VP protest case decided by PET
Manila Bulletin|February 19, 2021
The Marcos-Robredo election protest case was finally decided last Tuesday, February 16. It has taken four years and eight months for the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), consisting of all members of the Supreme Court, to decide the case which was filed on June 29, 2016, but it is the only big protest one to reach the point of a final decision.

A previous protest case filed by Manuel Roxas against Jejomar Binay in the vice-presidential election of 2010 was never actually decided when both decided to run for president in 2016. The PET decided that the pending case was no longer relevant and thus decided to dismiss the Roxas protest as well as Binay’s counter-protest.

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