MANILA, Philippines — It is still an 8-2-2 lead in favor of candidates from the Genuine Opposition in the latest tally of the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel). As of 10:57 p.m. May 23, GO candidates Loren Legarda (11,542,261 votes), Francis Escudero (11,302,892 votes), Panfilo Lacson (9,934,593 votes) and Manuel Villar (9,551,576 votes) are in the top four in Namfrel’s quick count. Independent candidate Francisco Pangilinan (9,110,064 votes) is at number five, (More on Inquirer)

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