15 Aklan mayors seek reelection
AKLAN, Philippines – All but two municipal mayors in the province of Aklan will seek reelection in the 2019 elections.
Aklan has 17 towns and two legislative districts.
The mayors seeking for re-election in the first district are:
- Erlinda Maming of Banga
- Dexter Calizo of Balete
- Denny Refol of Altavas
- Rodel Ramos of Batan
- Shimonette Francisco of New Washington
- Charito Navarosa of Libacao
- Alfonso Gubatina of Madalag
In the second legislative district, the reelectionists are:
- Jeserel Templonuevo of Numancia
- Ebenezer Torres of Makato
- Gary Fuentes of Tangalan
- Jose Enrique Miraflores of Ibajay
- James Solanoy of Nabas
- Ceciron Cawaling of Malay
- Concepcion Labindao of Buruanga
- Mary Lenette Fernandez of Lezo
Kalibo Mayor William Lachica, now on his 3rd and final term, has signified his intention to run for governor.
Malinao Mayor Wilbert Ariel Igoy will be running for vice mayor.
Majority of the incumbent mayors are aligned with local Tibyog Akean of Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores and Vice Governor Reynaldo Quimpo.
Aklan congressman Carlito Marquez is seeking re-election in the first legislative district, while Vicky Ramos Antonino, daughter of former congressman Godofredo Ramos, will be running in the second legislative district.
Meanwhile, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Aklan spokesperson Crispin Raymund Gerardo reminded the hopefuls to file their certificates of candidacy (COC) early.
“No extension for the filing of COCs,” he said.
The filing of COCs is scheduled for October 11, 12, 15, 16, and 17 in local Comelec offices. – Rappler.com