Grupo Progresso Winners all: Grupo Progreso candidates Dindo Ramos, Caesar Distrito, Cindy Rojas, Ricardo “Cano” Tan, El Cid Familiaran, Evelio Leonardia, Greg Gasataya, Em Ang, Renecito Novero and Bart Orola (l-r) during their proclamation yesterday in Bacolod City.*


Swift count confirms
31 winning mayors
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Eighteen incumbent Negros Occidental mayors and 13 new ones won in Monday's polls.

The quick transmission of results also led to swift proclamations.

The polls saw the comeback of former Pulupandan mayor, Magdaleno Peña, this time as mayor of Moises Padilla, and the return of the dela Cruz brothers to the top two posts of Salvador Benedicto town. moremoremore

3 congressional
bets proclaimed
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Three Negros Occidental congressional bets who won by landslides were proclaimed winners yesterday.

Proclaimed winners were Escalante Mayor Melecio Yap (NPC) – first district, Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (Independent) – 3rd district and Juliet Marie Ferrer (NUP) - fourth district.

Yet to be proclaimed are the winning congressional bets of the 2 nd , 5 th and 6 th districts of Negros Occidental. moremoremore

 

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Comelec proclaims poll
winners in Dumaguete
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW

The Commission on Elections has proclaimed the winners in Monday's polls for the different elective positions in Dumaguete City.

Lawyer Felipe Antonio “Ipe” Remollo (Ind) won the mayoral race with 29,518 votes over his close rival, incumbent Vice Mayor Woodrow Maquiling Sr. (NPC), who earned 27,132 votes.

For vice mayor, incumbent Councilor Franklin Esmeña Jr. (NPC) topped the race with 28,499 votes, while incumbent Councilor Antonio Remollo (LP) came in second with 24,824 votes. moremoremore