Tag: Albay

Gertie Batocabe to replace slain husband in Daraga mayoral race

It's final: Gertrude "Gertie" Batocabe will be replacing her slain husband, Ako Bicol (AKB) CongressmanRodel Batocabe, in the Daraga mayoralty race. This was the decision of the Ako Bicol partylist, and the Batocabe and Duran families as announced by Dennis Batocabe, AKB administrator and brother of slain Congressman Rodel Batocabe. According to Dennis, they will … Continue reading Gertie Batocabe to replace slain husband in Daraga mayoral race


2019 Elections: Guinobatan, Albay Candidates

In 2016 elections, there were two candidates for the mayoralty post while the vice mayoralty post was uncontested. Now it is the reverse. Mayor-elect Ann Ongjoco will be un-challenged while Vice Mayor July Tingzon will be facing a contender, Rolando Palabrica -- the top vote-getter in the Sangguniang Bayan elections. Both Ongjoco and Tingzon will … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Guinobatan, Albay Candidates

2019 Elections: Camalig, Albay Candidates

It is decided: Camalig is once again under the rule of the Baldo Siblings. Caloy and his sister, Ding, both runs unopposed for the mayoralty and vice mayoralty posts, respectively. This is unlike their brother, Awin, who is facing an uphill and issue-laden battle in the Daraga municipal elections. Both Caloy and Ding will be … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Camalig, Albay Candidates

2019 Elections: Bacacay, Albay Candidates

Is the Bacacay mayoralty elections already in the bag of the incumbent, Dinky Romano, who is running under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) banner? So it appears. Except for Councilor Edsel Bellesa, Romano's challengers do not seem to have a good poll record to begin with. Rolando Bermundo, who wanted to … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Bacacay, Albay Candidates

2019 Elections: Daraga, Albay Candidates

The murder of Ako Bicol Congressman and Daraga, Albay mayoralty candidate, Rodel Batocabe, puts Albay in a hotspot. Observers and voters alike are asking what will happen next now that Batocabe is gone and how come the municipality has come to this. Prior to the death of Batocabe, the mayoralty race was seen as three-cornered … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Daraga, Albay Candidates