Resolution proclaiming Ferdinand E. Marcos and Arturo M. Tolentino as the duly elected President and Vice-President of the Philippines, respectively

RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING FERDINAND E. MARCOS AND ARTURO M. TOLENTINO AS THE DULY ELECTED PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES, RESPECTIVELY, (RESOLUTION NO. 38) BATASANG PAMBANSA, QUEZON CITY, FEBRUARY 15, 1986

WHEREAS, in pursuance of the provisions of the Constitution, as amended, and of Batas Pambansa Blg. 881, the Speaker, assisted by the Board of Tellers, has canvassed the returns and publicly counted the votes cast at the election for the offices of the President and Vice-President of the Philippines held last February 7, 1986, and has found that FERDINAND E. MARCOS and ARTURO M. TOLENTINO have received the highest number of votes for the offices of President and Vice-President, respectively: Now, therefore, be it:

Resolved by the Batasang Pambansa, By virtue of the result of the canvass of election returns of the election held on February 7, 1986, to proclaim, as it hereby proclaims, FERDINAND E. MARCOS as the duly elected President of the Philippines, and ARTURO M. TOLENTINO as the duly elected Vice-President of the Philippines.

Adopted,

NICANOR E.YÑIGUEZ
Speaker

This Resolution was adopted by the First Batasang Pambansa on February 15, 1986.

ANTONIO M. DE GUZMAN
Secretary-General

Source: Batasang Pambansa library.

Source: Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center – Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Manila

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