PDP-Laban dominates in Guimaras


The Commission on Elections has proclaimed the winners of the 2019 midterm elections in the Province of Guimaras.

Governor Samuel Gumarin of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) won his reelection with 76,905 votes against Boy Gareza’s 4,990 votes. “I thanked everyone in the province who supported our candidacies. I now urge the public to give peace a chance,” said Gumarin.

Incumbent Vice Governor John Edward Gando, who garnered 56,616 votes, defeated rival Vicente de Asis who got 24,581 votes.

Rep. Ma. Lucille Nava (75,295 votes) also beat opponents Henry Babiera (8,760 votes) and Davis Columna (2,425 votes).

PDP-Laban candidates Cyril Beltran, Aurelio Tionado, Rex Fernandez, Raymond Gavileño, David Gano, Luben Vilches, Diosdado Gonzaga, and Josefina De La Cruz also won seats in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

The party’s mayoral bets in the province’s five municipalities also emerged victorious. They are incumbent mayors Eugenio Reyes, Ruben Corpuz, Emmanuel Galila, and Ninfa Gajo; and SB member Annabelle Samaniego.