Wingbebot Veloso wins Leyte mayoral election by 1 vote

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Remedio “Wingbebot” Veloso has been proclaimed by the Commission on Elections as the new mayor of San Isidro town in Leyte.

United Nationalist Alliance’s Veloso won against incumbent Mayor Susan of the PDP-Laban by just one vote.

Based on the partial and unofficial vote tally covering 100 percent of votes cast, Veloso garnered 8,829 votes while Ang got 8,828 votes.

“Yung one vote na lamang sa akin ‘yun pinakamahirap talaga, tsaka God’s will. One in a million, [and] it happens in my life and also for the needs of the people of San Isidro,” Veloso said in a report.

The new mayor added that he is ready to face any election protest filed against him before the poll body.