Tag: Albay

2019 Elections: Legazpi City Candidates

Legazpi City's election this May 2019 will not be as exciting as the election a decade ago. Incumbent Mayor Noel Rosal has no formidable challenger -- only the lesser known independent candidate Emmanuel Nabor. Oscar Cristobal has likewise no opponent for vice mayor. In the race for the legislative seats, seven of the ten councilors … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Legazpi City Candidates


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