Bohol registers slimmest, widest win margins for town dads
Tagbilaran City (24 May) -- Baclayon Mayor Alvin Uy survives the 2010 elections with slimmest winning margin at 104 votes among all Bohol mayors, placing him among 22 town executives who have retained their posts following the historic automated polls.
On the other hand, Calape Mayor Dr. Sulpicio Yu posted the largest winning margin for opposed re-electionist mayors at 81.4% as 25 of Bohol's town-head seats went to new occupants.
Balilihan's Dominisio Chatto, who ran unopposed as mayor owned 100% votes and leads the biggest margin for new mayors while Batuan's substituted candidate and husband of the late Mayor Gregoria Pepito, Francisco Pepito won by 187 votes to claim the closest winning margin for new mayors.
Catigbian Mayor and retired navy captain Roberto L. Salinas, Inabanga Mayor Jose Jono Jumamoy, Danao Mayor Thomas Louis Gonzaga and Dagohoy Mayor Dr. Germinio Relampagos all run unopposed and were virtual winners even before the election returns were canvassed.
In Bohol about 22 town chiefs re-sealed their seats for at least another three years while another 25 are new chief executives.
Of the 22 old mayors, eight of them are from the first congressional district, seven from the second and another seven are from third district towns.
Aside from Baclayon Mayor Atty. Alvin Uy, reclaiming their seats in the first district are Dr. Sulpicio Yu of Calape, Ret. Naval Captain Roberto Salinas of Catigbian, Engr. Apolinaria Balistoy of Cortes, Engr. Leoncio Evasco Jr of Maribojoc, Dr. Lloyd Peter M. Lopez of Loon, Benedicto Alcala of Panglao and Atty Dan Lim of Tagbilaran City.
For the second district, still town top executives are Inabanga's Jose Jono Jumamoy, Ubay's Dr. Eutiquio Bernales, Bien Unido's Rey Nino Boniel, Tesalonica Boyboy of Carlos P. Garcia, San Miguel's Claudio Bonior, Dr, Dagohoy's Germinio Relampagos and Danao's Thomas Louis Gonzaga.
For the third district, re-electionist winners are Rosemarie Imboy of Loay, Sylvia Adame of Dimiao, Herietta Gan of Valencia, Dr. Ma. Fe Piezas of Guindulman, Sergio Amora Jr of Candijay, Engr. Wilson Pajo of Pilar and Leon Calipusan of Loboc. (PIA-Bohol) [top]