Martin Romualdez set to reclaim old seat in Congress
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines–Former Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez of Leyte 1st district is heading to reclaim his old seat in Congress.
Based on official, partial results, Romualdez got 131,003 votes against his rival, lawyer Lino Dumas, who only managed to receive 8,274 votes.
Romualdez, president of Lakas-CMD, was earlier touted as the next Speaker.
He will replace his wife, Yedda Marie, who is the first nominee of party-list Tingog.
He fielded his wife in the congressional race in 2016 after serving three consecutive terms.
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