On the road with Leni Robredo

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Bicolano women take photos with Camarines Sur 3rd District Rep. Leni Robredo while on her way to vote on election day. Photo by HANNAH REYES

Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — Leni Robredo, one of the candidates for vice president, left Manila Saturday night to embark on a 12-hour bus ride to Naga City. The Camarines Sur 3rd District Rep. cast her vote just this morning, after a two-hour wait due to a malfunctioning vote-counting machine.

Hannah Reyes, a photojournalist and 'National Geographic' Explorer, joined Robredo on that trip home, chronicling her election journey from the bus ride all the way to the polling precinct. Below are snapshots of her two days on the trail with Robredo and her supporters.


Vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo and her daughter take a selfie while on the bus ride from Manila to Naga. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Leni rests during one of the stops of the bus ride. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo being interviewed by the press on her way to her hometown in Naga. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo gets interviewed on her way out of the bus station at Naga. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo at work with her team. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo listens to a story at the dinner table. Photo by HANNAH REYES


A woman talks to Robredo as she makes her way out of a shrine where she prayed the night before the elections. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Crowds gather near the shrine where Robredo prays the night before the election. Photo by HANNAH REYES


A painting of Robredo by one of her supporters. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Supporters crowd Robredo as she makes her way to vote at Tabuco Central School in Naga. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo lines up with fellow voters at the precinct where she is to make her vote. Photo by HANNAH REYES


Robredo checks her ballot receipt as she casts her vote. The vote-counting machine in her precinct malfunctioned and the vice-presidential candidate had to wait for an hour for a replacement machine. Photo by HANNAH REYES