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Ex-VP Binay still trails Peña in Makati congressional race

/ 03:30 AM May 14, 2019
Ex-VP Binay still trails Peña in Makati congressional race

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay. CATHY MIRANDA / INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines – Former Vice President Jejomar Binay continues to trail Liberal party (LP) candidate Kid Peña in Makati City’s 1st District congressional race.

According to Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting’s (PPCRV) 2 a.m. partial, unofficial vote tally, Peña leads the four-man race with 70,337 votes while Binay trails him with 64, 679 votes.

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Independent candidates Mesina John and Ferdie Sevilla have 1,209 and 721 votes, respectively.

Binay, a longtime Makati mayor, lost in the 2016 presidential race.

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Meanwhile, Peña had served as acting Makati City mayor in 2015 when then-mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay Jr, was suspended over the alleged overpricing of the Makati Science High School Building and the Makati City Hall Parking Building II. (Editor: Abe Cerojano)

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