With just weeks to go before the Philippines holds a presidential election, the lone female candidate is attracting some of the biggest pre-election crowds in decades as she seeks to pull a stunning upset against front-runner Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Leni Robredo, who became vice president in 2016 after defeating Marcos Jr., has dispersed more than two million volunteers to go house-to-house and visit local markets to speak about her accomplishments and counter disinformation on social media that her campaign says comes from her opponents.
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