NEXT DAGUPAN MAYOR—Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez (second from left) is proclaimed as the duly elected mayor by members of the City Board of Canvassers City Prosecutor Joven Maramba, City Election Officer Erickson Organisa and City Schools Superintendent Gloria Torres. (Photo by Mitz Cresencio) Back to Homepage
DILG INVOKES LAW VICE Mayor Belen Fernandez, the mayor-elect of Dagupan City following her victory in the May 13 elections, has assumed post as acting mayor last May 16 after outgoing Mayor Benjamin Lim suffered a stroke on May 12 and whose exact condition has remained undisclosed.
OLD AND NEW WINNERS—Nationalist People’s Coalition Provincial Chairman Mark Cojuangco (4th from left) join those officially proclaimed winners on May 15 at the Governor’s Office in Lingayen in raising their arms in triumph, including (from left) re-elected Vice Gov. Jose Ferdinand Calimlim, Alaminos City Mayor-elect Arthur Celeste, Bugallon Mayor-elect Jumel Espino, re-elected Gov. Amado Espino [...]
ESPINO-CALIMLIM IN LANDSLIDE VICTORY LINGAYEN—After gaining a third and final term in another landslide victory, Gov. Amado Espino Jr. said he is open to reconciliation with his political opponents as he pledged to pursue his administration’s priority projects. “We are very open to reconciliation to everybody,” said Espino in a press conference after his proclamation [...]
“THE people of Pangasinan have spoken, and I am ready to accept their verdict.” Losing gubernatorial candidate Hernani Braganza made this statement in a press conference last May 15, the same day his opponent re-electionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr. was officially proclaimed.
THE six who will represent Pangasinan in Congress for the next three years have been officially proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), some without much ado and one with a persistent opposition. First to be proclaimed was re-electionist 4th District Rep. Gina de Venecia, then four other women representatives: Rosemary Arenas of the 3rd [...]
2nd TERM FOR MANAY GINA—4th District Rep. Gina de Venecia (center), joined by her husband former House Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. (right), is proclaimed winner for a second term in office in the afternoon of May 14 at the Provincial Capitol by (from left) Schools Division Supt. Viraluz Raguindin, a member of the Provincial [...]
MAYORALTY RACES LINGAYEN–Former Mayor Simplicio Rosario came back to lead the town of Binmaley anew after roundly beating his former conqueror, outgoing Mayor Lorenzo Cerezo in Binmaley. On the other hand, in Sta. Barbara, retired General Reynaldo Velasco did not succeed in his return bid when he was trounced anew by re-electionist Mayor Carlito Zaplan.
5 CELESTE BROTHERS WIN LINGAYEN—With the defeat of outgoing Alaminos Mayor Hernani Braganza for the gubernatorial post and likewise his son Lean Braganza for the post his father will vacate, the planned airport project in the city is not likely going to see completion. Re-elected First District Rep. Jesus Celeste, whose brother Arthur Celeste is [...]
Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr Vice Governor Jose Ferdinand Calimlim Jr. House of Representatives: 1st District Jesus Celeste 2nd District Leopoldo Bataoil 3rd District Rosemarie Arenas 4th District Gina De Venecia 5th District Kimi Cojuangco 6th District Marlyn Primicias-Agabas Board Members: 1st District Napoleon Fontelera, Jr, Antonio Sison [...]keep looking »