Tag: Catanduanes

2019 Elections: Gigmoto, Catanduanes Candidates

Gigmoto, Catanduanes Armando Guerrero is seeking reelection under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA). He is facing Vicente Tayam, Jr., of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and independent candidate Antonio Magdaraog. Vice Mayor Jose Joson is likewise running as the tandem of Guerrero. He is facing independent candidate Edwin Tolledo in the vice mayoralty … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Gigmoto, Catanduanes Candidates

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2019 Elections: Caramoran, Catanduanes Candidates

Caramoran, Catanduanes politics appear to be dominated by women. Is this the rise of the so-called "women power"? Incumbent Mayor Agnes Popa is seeking reelection under the Nacionalista Party (NP) banner. Challenging her is incumbent Vice Mayor Glenda Aguilar, the standard bearer of the Liberal Party (LP). Other challengers include Edwin Ogerio of the Partido … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Caramoran, Catanduanes Candidates

Ombudsman suspends Catanduanes Governor

The Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon issued a preventive suspension against Catanduanes Governor, Joseph Cua, forĀ abuse of authority, conduct prejudicial to the best interest of service, dishonesty and grave misconduct. The suspension order has been served last Friday, January 11, 2019, by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office No. 5. The … Continue reading Ombudsman suspends Catanduanes Governor

2019 Elections: Bato, Catanduanes Candidates

The mayoralty race in Bato, Catanduanes is a rematch between Eulogio Rodriguez and Johnny Rodulfo. In 2016, the two had an electoral duel with Rodriguez emerging as winner with barely 1,000 vote-margin. Rodriguez is running under the Unitd Nationalist Alliance (UNA) while Rodulfo is under the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban). The vice mayoralty … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Bato, Catanduanes Candidates

2019 Elections: Baras, Catanduanes Candidates

Despite having three candidates, the mayoralty race in Baras, Catanduanes is seen as a two-cornered fight between incumbent Mayor Chito Chi and Jose Paolo Teves III. The odds, however, are with Chi who will run again under the United Nationalist Alliance. Teves will be under the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) ticket. The Vice Mayoralty race … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Baras, Catanduanes Candidates