PDP-Laban to field Ferj Biron in Iloilo gubernatorial race

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Congressman Ferjenel “Ferj” Biron (4th District) is the official gubernatorial candidate of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in the upcoming 2019 midterm elections.

This was revealed by Congressman Oscar “Richard” Garin Jr. (1st District), the provincial chairman of PDP-Laban in Iloilo,

to Politiko Monday.

“We support Ferj Biron for governor,” Garin said.

Biron will fight the elections against Congressman Arthur Defensor Jr. (3rd District), the son of incumbent Governor Arthur Defensor Sr.

Garin, who is vying for the vice gubernatorial seat, said the Defensor family was “properly informed” about the party decision.

Mayor Oscar Garin Sr. of Guimbal, Iloilo earlier announced his family will support Biron’s bid for Iloilo governor.

The family patriarch made the announcement during the mass oath-taking of Nacionalista Party members in Iloilo and Antique at the Iloilo Convention Center.