<span>Philippine soldiers tightly guard the certificate of canvass and election returns as they transfer them from the Senate in Pasay City to the House of Representatives in Quezon City, May 24, 2016.  A joint session at the Congress will be convened to start the official canvassing of the presidential and vice presidential election results. </span>
<span>During his campaign sortie in Tabaco City, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte seems to leave his fate to the heavens. The presumptive President has since taken matters into his hands and made himself scarce to media after his landslide win. </span>
<span>Poll watchers scrutinize the vote tally at Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City. </span>
<span>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters look for their names and precinct numbers at Brgy. Valenzuela in Makati City before voting on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe casts her vote at the Sta. Lucia Elementary School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>38 year-old Juan Magdaraog, a person with rare Pompe disease casts his vote inside Xavier School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Liberal party presidential candidate Mar Roxas pose with pictures of grandfather former president Manuel Roxas, father senator Gerry Roxas and brother Dinggoy at their ancestral house at Roxas City, Capiz after casting his vote, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Persons With Disabilities (PWD) from Tahanang Walang Hagdan cast their votes at the Marick Elementary School in Cainta, Rizal, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Miriam Santiago casts her vote at the La Vista Subdivision clubhouse in Quezon City on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters including nuns look for their names on the list posted outside precincts in Epifanio delos Santos Elementary School in Manila, May 9, 2016.</span>