The Municipality of Bula, Camarines Sur is one of those with highly diverse political parties. That doesn’t excuse, though, political party hoppers like the incumbent mayor who is seeking reelection from the Liberal Party (LP) in 2016 to the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) this 2019.
Mayor Megay Ibasco is facing two challengers — Felix Brazil of Kusog Bikolandia, and incumbent Councilor Gail Canet of the Nationalist People’s Coalition.
The vice mayoralty post is to be vacated so Benjamin Decena, and Nilo Malanyaon II are competing to occupy it. Decena who challenged Ibasco in 2016 under the Nacionalista Party (NP) is running now under NPC while Malanyaon is under PDP-Laban.
In the councilorial race, six will be seeking re-election which makes it a tight race for he rest of the 21 candidates.
The list of candidates is as follows:
- BRAZIL, FELIX JR. VIBARES (Kusog Bikolandia)
- CANET, GAIL ELGARIO (NPC)
- IBASCO, AMELITA ANTIOQUIA (PDP-Laban)
For Vice Mayor
- DECENA, BENJAMIN SALVA (NPC)
- MALANYAON, NILO II CANET (PDP-Laban)
- AGUILA, EDGAR CANTON (NPC)
- BALLEBAR, CLARO ELORETA (NP)
- BISMONTE, ARIEL TORTOLES (NPC)
- BRAZIL, FERDINAND VIBARES (Kusog Bikolandia)
- DECENA, REY CANET (NPC)
- GENIO, GLENN ABITRIA (LP)
- GUMBA, PAULINO 1ST REGINALES (NPC)
- HOMBRE, SHERLYN JOY RENEGADO (NP)
- IRAOLA, DANILO OROSCO (Kusog Bikolandia)
- LARGO, NELLIE PARRO (NP)
- MALANYAON, MARIA KATRINA CANET (NP)
- MANCITA, ANTONIO DIMABOGTE (NPC)
- MORA, EDNA ZANTUA (NP)
- PONTANAL, GREGORIO LOPEZ (Bicol Saro)
- RAÑA, ERWIN BALLON (Kusog Bikolandia)
- RAZADO, HOMER CLEOFAS (NPC)
- REFORSADO, TERESITA NACARIO (Independent)
- SEDILLA, MA FRANCE MERCED SORETA (Bicol Saro)
- SILVESTRE, GIL GARCIA (Kusog Bikolandia)
- SORETA, ELY ABELLONAR (NP)
- SORETA, MOISES PADER (NPC)