Re-electionist Bayron proclaimed Puerto Princesa mayor
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.
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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