They were Rex Marcus Sarabia and Barangay Captain Roland Montelibano.
Sarabia and Montelibano substituted as candidates for Joe Marie Barredo, Renan Gonzales, Ceasar Hablero, and Stephen Dinaga, who withdrew their candidacies last November 29.
“As a student activist, I would not pursue something that I do not understand. We, the youth, do not buy traditional politics, promises. We want to be convinced,” said the son of former city councilor Ma. Rita Bascos Sarabia in a Panay News article.
Once elected, Montelibano for his part said he would focus on youth and sports development.