Ferj Biron admits defeat
Rep. Ferjenel “Ferj” Biron has congratulated Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr. for winning the gubernatorial race in Iloilo.
Based on 99.72 percent of election returns of clustered precincts as of 8:44 p.m. Wednesday, Defensor received 478,081 votes while Biron got 389,631 votes.
“We recognize the result sang election and I take this opportunity to thank all our supporters, everyone who helped me,” he said in an interview on Bombo Radyo Iloilo.
Biron, a doctor by profession, vowed to continue helping people in his private capacity.
“What defines a champion is not winning but rising after defeat,” according to him.