Monday, May 9, 2016

La Trinidad Election Results: Romeo Salda Emerges As The Town's New Mayor

The town of La Trinidad in Benguet has a new mayor. The final and official results are in and outgoing vice-mayor Romeo Salda edged out incumbent mayor Edna Tabanda and former mayor Gregorio Abalos to win the seat.

In a closely-contested vice-mayoralty race, outgoing councilor Joey Jovencio Marrero won over fellow outgoing councilor John Botiwey. In addition, five of the town's seating councilors were re-elected. They are Roderick Awingan, Henry Kipas, Estrella Adeban, Horacio Ramos Jr., and Renato Tereng. Also winning a seat in the council are Bobot Fongwan, Arthur Shontogan, and Guiller Galwan.

Here's the final list of winners:
Mayor: Romeo Salda
Vice-Mayor: Joey Jovencio Marrero

1) Roderick Awingan
2) Bobot Fongwan
3) Henry Kipas
4) Estrella Adeban
5) Horacio Ramos Jr.
6) Renato Tereng
7) Arthur Shontogan
8) Guiller Galwan