Tag: Sorsogon

Escudero, Ramos win in Sorsogon’s Congressional races

Incumbent Congresswoman Evelina "Nanay Eve" Escudero, the mother of Senator-turned-Governor Francis Escudero, retains her seat in the First District Congressional race by generating almost twice the votes of her challenger, Christine Balita. Escudero, who run under the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC), got 118,436. NPC's Ditas Ramos, the term-breaker of Second District Congressman Ding Ramos, also … Continue reading Escudero, Ramos win in Sorsogon’s Congressional races


Escuderos impress control over Sorsogon

The Escudero clan made a show of force in Sorsogon province when Francis "Chiz" Escudero bagged 87.56% of the total votes cast in the eight-candidate gubernatorial race. Chiz is with the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC). The clan also controlled not only the vice gubernatorial post through Manuel "Wowo" Fortes, Jr., and eight of the ten … Continue reading Escuderos impress control over Sorsogon

2019 Elections: Gubat, Sorsogon Candidates

The 2019 mayoralty election in Gubat, Sorsogon is a rematch between Sharon Escoto and Roderick Co. In 2016, Escoto had beaten Co with a narrow margin of around 1,500 votes in the municipality populated by 27,000 voters. Co stays with the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) while Escoto hops to the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) from … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Gubat, Sorsogon Candidates

Sorsogon SP proposes Congressional redistricting

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Sorsogon approved Monday, January 28, the proposal that seeks to divide the province into three Congressional Districts. The province currently has two Congressional Districts. The redistricting will be as follows: District 1: composed of the City of Sorsogon and the municipalities of Donsol, Pilar and Castilla. District 2: composed of the … Continue reading Sorsogon SP proposes Congressional redistricting

2019 Elections: Pilar, Sorsogon Candidates

Mayor Carolyn Sy-Reyes is seeking re-election under the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC)  and is facing two challengers -- Vice Mayor Celso Lao Jr., of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) and Andres Marbit (Independent). In the end, however, the race is seen to be just between the mayor and the vice mayor as … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Pilar, Sorsogon Candidates

2019 Elections: Castilla, Sorsogon Candidates

In Castilla, Sorsogon, incumbent Mayor Joan Lorenzano will again have a face off with Isagani Mendoza just like in 2016. Will Mendoza lose again by around 2,000 votes or it will be bigger this time given Lorenzano's incumbency advantage? In the vice mayoralty elections, Vice Mayor Vicente Manata will have no contender and is therefore … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Castilla, Sorsogon Candidates

2019 Elections: Donsol, Sorsogon Candidates

Donsol, Sorsogon incumbent Mayor Jo Cruz is seeking reelection and will be facing again one of her opponents in 2016 -- Cesino Lotino. Cruz is running under the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) while Lotino is under Partido Federal ng Pilipinas (PFP).  Lotino failed to get an endorsement from Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) after … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Donsol, Sorsogon Candidates