COCs have already been canvassed in known Marcos bailiwicks
in the so-called Solid North like Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, where the son and namesake of the late dictator has received 298,786 and 316,121 votes respectively, over Robredo's 3,704 and 14,140.
We wonder why Gunigundo did not win even in his bailiwick
in District 2, Ramon Robina, Gunigundo's media officer, told the Inquirer.
Davao City, the bailiwick
of the Dutertes, delivered a decisive win for Hugpong ng Pagbabago, whose campaign manager is presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte.
Colmenares said that the strongest bailiwick
of progressive senatoriables like him lies on the labor vote, which he said can even push a candidate to the top five of the winning list.
We are confident that when the votes from our bailiwicks
come in, when the votes from areas where our local leaders are get counted, we will take the lead and hold on to it till the end, he said.
Iloilo City is among the areas considered bailiwicks
of the LP and Roxas.