Albee Benitez to announce 2022 lineup by Sept
Former Negros Occidental representative Albee Benitez will soon announce his political lineup that will challenge the candidates of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia’s Grupo Progreso in the 2022 elections.
“The official lineup of candidates for my 2022 slate is still being considered. I will be announcing my decision before the end of September,” Benitez said in a social media post.
There is currently no hint as to the congressional and vice mayoralty aspirants who will join Benitez in his bid to unseat Leonardia. (https://bit.ly/2Wy5vNA)
Meanwhile, 12 council seats need to be filled up in the next election.
Leonardia has served as city mayor in 1995-1998, 2004-2013, and 2016 up to present. He was also elected congressman in 2013-2016.