Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
|Senator of the Philippines|
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2016
|Member of the|
Philippine House of Representatives
from Ilocos Norte's 2nd district
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
|Preceded by||Imee Marcos|
|Succeeded by||Imelda Marcos|
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1995
|Preceded by||Mariano Nalupta Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Simeon Valdez|
|Governor of Ilocos Norte|
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
|Preceded by||Rodolfo Fariñas|
|Succeeded by||Michael Marcos Keon|
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Keon|
|Succeeded by||Rodolfo Fariñas|
|Vice Governor of Ilocos Norte|
Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr.
September 13, 1957
|Political party||PFP (2021–present)|
Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (1980–2009)
|Parents||Ferdinand Marcos Sr.|
|Total views||51,400,000 (estimate)|
Updated: October 20, 2021
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Romualdez Marcos Jr. (born September 13, 1957) is a Filipino politician who most recently served as a senator from 2010 to 2016. He is the second child and only son of the dictator and kleptocrat Ferdinand Marcos Sr. and former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos.
In 1980, the 23-year-old Marcos Jr. became Vice Governor of Ilocos Norte, running unopposed under the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan party of his father, who was ruling the Philippines under martial law at the time. He then became Governor of Ilocos Norte in 1983, holding that office until his family was ousted from power by the People Power Revolution and fled into exile in Hawaii in February 1986.
In 1992, he was elected as Representative of Ilocos Norte's 2nd congressional district from 1992 to 1995. Marcos ran for and was elected Governor of Ilocos Norte again in 1998. After nine years, he returned to his previous position as Representative from 2007 to 2010, then became Senator of the Philippines under the Nacionalista Party from 2010 to 2016.
In 2015, Marcos ran for Vice President of the Philippines in the 2016 election. With a difference of 263,473 votes, 0.64 percent difference, Marcos Jr. lost to Camarines Sur representative Leni Robredo. In response, Marcos filed an electoral protest at the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, with claims and accusations of cheating. In 2021, Marcos' petition was unanimously dismissed after the pilot recount of the chosen provinces of Negros Oriental, Iloilo, and Camarines Sur which resulted in Robredo widening her lead even more by 15,093 additional votes. Later that year, Marcos announced his candidacy for President of the Philippines in the 2022 election.
Rep. Ferdinand (Bongbong) Marcos II wed his fiancee, Louise 'Lisa' Araneta Saturday [April 17] at the Church of St. Francis in Siesole [sic], Italy.
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