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Re-electionist Bayron proclaimed Puerto Princesa mayor

/ 10:29 AM May 14, 2019
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Proclamation of Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo Bayron. Photo by Puerto Princesa City Information Office

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — Incumbent mayor Lucilo Bayron was proclaimed winner Tuesday morning by the Commission on Elections in the conclusion of the city’s mayoral race.

Bayron, who will assume a second term edged former ally and erstwhile rival Luis Marcaida III with over 10,000-vote margin.

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Bayron and Marcaida had figured in a running and bitter rivalry since the previous local polls, including a recall challenge posed by the latter against Bayron and a dismissal case that both had slapped on each other.

The final Comelec tally had Bayron receiving 59,994 votes against Marcaida with 41,434. (Editor: Leti Boniol)

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TAGS: Comelec, Commission on Elections, elections 2019, Local news, Lucilo Bayron, mayor, Palawan, Philippine news updates, Puerto Princesa
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