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Presidential frontrunner and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte leaves the voting precint after casting his vote at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao on May 9, 2016.
Presidential frontrunner and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte leaves the voting precint after casting his vote at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao City, on the southern island of Mindanao on May 9, 2016.

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Vote counting underway in Philippines election

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports that votes are being tallied after a heated presidential campaign in the Philippines. Rodrigo Duterte appears poised to win his country's presidency.

Vote counting underway in Philippines election

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports that votes are being tallied after a heated presidential campaign in the Philippines. Rodrigo Duterte appears poised to win his country's presidency.