Tag: Bicol politics

2019 Elections: Naga City Candidates

Naga City is known for straight voting. Hence, no other party attempted to contest the ruling Liberal Party (LP) as the it will just be an exercise in futility. Vice Mayor Nelson Legacion (LP) will attempt to succeed John Bongat along with independent candidate Fortunato Mendoza and Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan (PDDS) standard bearer … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Naga City Candidates


2019 Elections: CamSur Congressional Candidates

Is the Camarines Sur 2019 Congressional election following a plot in the Game of Thrones? The Andaya Clan has fielded Marissa Andaya and Maribel Andaya-Eusebio under the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) banner in the First and Second Districts, respectively. Marissa will replace the third-termer Nonoy while Maribel is challenging Luis Raymund Villafuerte. Luis was the … Continue reading 2019 Elections: CamSur Congressional 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

2019 Elections: Albay Congressional Candidates

Will incumbency advantage play in Albay's First and Second Congressional Districts this 2019 midterm elections? It may be easy to jump into¬† conclusion as Congressmen Edcel Lagman of Liberal Party (LP) and Joey Salced, a who now hopped to the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), both have no strong contenders. Lagman is being challenged … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Albay Congressional Candidates

2019 Elections: Albay Provincial Candidates

The filing of candidacies for the 2019 elections revealed a few surprises in the Province of Albay. This is because of the events at the national level that necessitated some realignments at the local level. It should be noted that the 2019 election is a midterm election and will test the public's support for the … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Albay Provincial Candidates