Rodrigo Duterte Wins 2016 Philippine Presidential Election

Filipinos have spoken! Change is coming — Rodrigo Duterte is the new President of the Philippines!

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While the Comelec has no official declaration yet, PDP presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte will be the next President of the Philippines following the withdrawal of his opponents including Grace Poe and Mar Roxas.

The 71-year-old Davao City mayor beats Jejomar Binay, Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, and Miriam Defensor Santiago for collecting more than 15 million votes and counting after the May 9 elections.

Meanwhile, Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo are in a tight race for vice presidency.

Below is the partial and unofficial vote counts released by the Commission on Election.

Watch: Rodrigo Duterte cries like a child while asking for guidance to serve his country from his patents

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