and Roxas first being given the Transportation and Communications portfolio, then finally named as Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, after the ban of appointing losing candidates expired a year after Aquino took office on June 30, 2010.Senator Benigno Aquino III of the Liberal Party, who ran on an anti-corruption platform, won the 2010 election with 42.08% of the votes defeating Joseph Estrada, a former president who was deposed in 2001 after scandals of massive corruption, and several others.Meanwhile, Estrada's running mate, Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), defeated Aquino's running mate, Senator Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party and several others, in the vice presidential election.The Philippine presidential and vice presidential elections of 2016 was held on Monday, May 9, 2016, as part of the 2016 general election.
According to the Constitution of the Philippines, the election is held every six years after 1992, on the second Monday of May. The incumbent vice president may run for two consecutive terms.
The plurality voting system is used to determine the winner: the candidate with the highest number of votes, whether or not one has a majority, wins the presidency.
The vice presidential election is a separate election, is held on the same rules, and voters may split their ticket.
Both winners will serve six-year terms commencing on the noon of June 30, 2016 and ending on the same day six years later.
The position of president and vice president were elected separately, thus the two winning candidates could come from different political parties.Rodrigo Duterte led the preliminary count with 38.5% of the vote, a lead thought to be unassailable.