Comelec proclaims poll winners in Camarines Sur

By Ana-Liza S. Macatangay


The Camarines Sur Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) officially proclaimed the local poll winners in the recently concluded elections at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan session hall on May 10, Tuesday, here.


Three-termer Governor Miguel “Migz” Villafuerte and re-electionist 2nd Congressional District Representative Luis Raymond Villafuerte were both proclaimed a day after the election.


Migz, under the banner of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) garnered a total votes of 153,852 and will serve as the new representative of the 5th legislative District of Camarines Sur.


An hour after, his father, reelectionist Congressma LRay Viillauerte, who also served as the 29th Governor of Camarines Sur, was proclaimed as the duly elected 2nd District Representative after garnering 111,743 votes.


Vincenzo Renato Luigi Villafuerte, popularly known as “Luigi,” was proclaimed by PBOC on May 11. He garnered 492,415 votes and won against his closest rival, former Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya.


His running mate, Salvio Patrick Fortuno Jr. was also proclaimed on the same day, after garnering 423,584 votes.


Anthony Horibata Tsuyoshi won the congressional seat for the 1st District with 58,098 votes while Arnulf Bryan Fuentebella, son of former Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives and Congressman Arnulfo “Noli” Fuentebella, was re-elected as representative of the 4th District.


Incumbent 3rd District Representative Gabriel Hidalgo Bordado retained his seat as the duly elected solon after garnering a total vote of 140,357. It will be Bordado’s third and final term as the district’s representative.


Sangguniang Bayan Members


Camarines Sur’s Sanggunian Bayan Members were also proclaimed on May 10 and were dominated by PDP-Laban poll winners.


In the 1st District, Board Member Warren Señar got 49,847 votes while incumbent Pasacao Mayor Niño Tayco who garnered a total of 105,555 votes will now serve as 2nd District board member together with Romulo Hernandez who won the seat by 89,279 votes.


John Apollo Manaog (PDP-Laban) with 56,085 votes will sit as the 3rd District’s newest board member, together with Vanesa Señar of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC). Señar got 71,140 votes.


Eugene Adrian Fuentebella and Emmanuel Llaguno, both under NPC will occupy the seat as 4th District board members. Fuentebella got 113,774 votes while Llaguno garnered a total of 87, 142 votes.


Three 5th District board members, all under the banner of PDP-Laban made it to the cut: Donna Ann R. Oñate (112,820 votes); Wilfredo Julio “Butchokoy” Oliva (108,267 votes), and Jesha “Shai” Aina (106,430 votes). (PIA5/CamSur)