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.*
Eighteen incumbent Negros Occidental mayors and 13 new ones won in Monday's polls.
The quick transmission of results also led to swift proclamations.
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.
|The chances of Leni|
|The people have spoken|
|A good fight|
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.