MANILA – Supporters of the Cerafica brothers in Taguig City flocked to the streets to protest the results of the election in the city.
Partial and unofficial results as of 7:20 p.m. Tuesday showed the Cayetanos leading against the Ceraficas.
Lino Cayetano got 174,558 votes for the mayoral race, while rival Arnel Cerafica received 110,746 votes.
Former foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is also ahead of the congressional race, with over 30,000 votes more than what closest opponent, Allan Cerafica garnered.
Alan Peter got 91,630 votes so far, while Allan got 63,279 votes so far.
Cerafica supporters gathered along Levi Mariano Street near the Taguig City hall to express their grievances.
Some of them dared the Cayetanos to open the ballot boxes if they have nothing to hide.
Motorists are advised to look for alternate routes as some streets in the area have been closed to traffic.
Police have also been deployed in the area.
– with a report from Angel Movido, ABS-CBN News