Senator Bongbong supports Marcos family members in 2016 election bidOct 16, 2015
After formally announcing his plans to seek for vice presidency in the
upcoming elections, Senator Bongbong Marcos arrives in Ilocos Norte
today, October 16 to express support to the members of the Marcos family
in their 2016 election bid.
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos, her second son Matthew
Marcos-Manotoc and the province’s Second District Congresswoman Imelda
R. Marcos cast their bids together at the Commission on Elections
provincial office at around 4:00 p.m. on the last day of filing of
Certificate of Candidacy (COC).
Aiming for the second highest elective position in the country, Senator
Marcos said that “the Ilocanos’ support, good wishes and regards to
our family have become an invaluable part of our lives.”
Governor Imee and Congresswoman Imelda who are both on their second-term
will run for reelection in the same positions. While first-timer Matthew
Marcos-Manotoc is seeking for the position of board member in the
province’s second district.
Earlier today, the Marcos family was joined by numerous Ilocanos and
Marcos loyalists in a thanksgiving mass held at the Immaculate
Conception Parish in Batac City, their hometown.
In a short message after the mass, Governor Imee expressed her gratitude
to the Ilocano community for their “blessing, benediction and support
and your unfailing affection for my family and we thank you for the
pride and the honor of serving you throughout the decades.