2-way race for Benguet governor’s post-A A +A
Monday, October 8, 2012
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Governor Nestor Fongwan is going head on with Jerome Selmo for the spot as province’s top man.
Fongwan is batting for his third and final term as governor under the National Unity Party (NUP), while Selmo is a former councilor of La Trinidad running under the administration’s Liberal Party (LP).
It’s a four-way fight for vice governor in the province with incumbent Board Members Apolinario Camsol, Neslon Dangwa, Rogelio Leon and Juan Nazarro gunning for the lone seat.
For the race for provincial representative, incumbent LP standard bearer Ronnie Cosalan clashes with incumbent Vice Governor Crescencio Pacalso under the NUP and Renan Munar, who is running independently.
Pacalso is on his third and last term as vice governor and has decided to pursue public service as lone representative for the province.
For the Provincial Board incumbent members Benjamin Saguid, Johnny Waguis, Concepcion Balao, Nardo Cayat and Florence Tingbaoen fight to retain their seats with 17 vying for the 13- seats.
Hopefuls include Fernando Aritao, Raymundo Celino, Alfonso Fianza, Fransico Golingab, Amado Cayat, Jerry Marve, Amonario Moresto, Esteban Piok, Ricardo Angluben, Fernando Balaodan, Jim Botiwey, Loreto Buya-an, Jack Dulnuan, Rodrigo Kito, Vicente Kitongan, Mareclino Maliones, Robert Namoro, Benito Ticbayan .
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on October 09, 2012.