Thursday, May 13, 2010
Rankings & Winners in Philippine 2010 Presidential Polls
Philippines--It is the fourth day of Election week in the Philippines and the rankings in the Presidential race is barely moving. Noynoy Aquino remains in number one, former President Joseph Estrada in no.2 and the rest of the candidates are stuck in the same slot since Monday. Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay remains in the lead for the Vice Presidential race, Senator Mar Roxas 2nd. Some local officials were already proclaimed in Baguio City, Mauricio Domogan won in the Mayoralty race, Atty. Daniel Farinas as Vice Mayor ; for Manila, incumbent Mayor Alfredo Lim &Vice Mayor Isko Moreno was proclaimed; Quezon City-Mayor Herbert Bautista, Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, Guia Gomez in San Jaun. For Congressional seats: For Baguio City, Engr. Bernardo Vergara, Manila- Amado Bagatsing. Gina De Venecia-Pangasinan; Lucy Torres Gomez for Leyte;Lani Mercado-Cavite, Sonny Belmonte for Quezon City; Imelda Romualdez Marcos-Ilocos Norte; JV Ejercito for San Juan. As the Canvassing continues--a new addition to the Senate in the person of Bong-Bong Marcos came in--- as a refreshing change for the 15th Congress that is dubbed as "star studded". While experts worry about the fate of legislation in the Country where movie stars raked most of the seats in Government (in the local & national races) Political Analysts say it's a "wait and see" game---maybe in the First 100 days of the new Administration.