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PIA Press Release
2007/04/20

JDV: Team Unity gaining points

DAGUPAN CITY (20 April) -- House Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. revealed that the members of the Team Unity are fast gaining points with only a month more to go before the May 14 elections.

“There is no problem with the Team Unity. It is the opposition ticket that seems to be having difficulties,” he said.

De Venecia said he discussed the campaign, including the administration’s senatorial ticket, with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo when he and wife Gina visited First Gentleman Mike Arroyo at St. Luke’s Medical Center, after the latter’s successful operations.

He said members of the Team Unity who are now in the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th places and are rapidly gaining points. There is a strong possibility that in the next 15 days, two or three coalition candidates would move into the 10th, 11th and 12th winning columns, he declared.

“The gain in points by the Team Unity is steady whereas the erosion of the last four in opposition ticket is also steady,” De Venecia analyzed.

At the same time, De Venecia expressed confidence that the province of Pangasinan would go 8-4 or 9-3 in favor of the administration’s senatorial ticket.

De Venecia said the problem with the opposition is that “there is just no one carrying them in the province.”

“I am not denigrating nor underestimating the potency and popularity of the opposition candidates. But at the end of the day, the sample ballots will have to be distributed. The voters will have to go the precincts and transports will have to take over,” de Venecia said.

In Pangasinan, he said there is no opposition in the fifth and sixth congressional districts, and that those running in the first, second and third congressional districts are all candidates supporting the administration.

“Well there is one in the fourth district, De Venecia admitted apparently referring to Dagupan Mayor Benjamin S. Lim who is gunning for his seat but he confidently predicted that all the local candidates therein, including himself, will win in the May 14 polls. (PIA-Pangasinan) [top]

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