Panay News

Brother replaces Loren in Antique


SAN JOSE, Antique – The province’s next congressma­n is Antonio Agapito “AA” Legarda, brother of outgoing Cong. Loren Legarda who is returning to the Senate.

Legarda got 105,063 votes as of 9: 47 p. m. in the Transparen­cy Server of the Commission on Elections.

He ran under the Nationalis­t People’s Coalition and is replacing his sister who served as Antique congresswo­man for only one term (2019-2022) after completing her three consecutiv­e Senate terms from 2010 to 2019.

The other candidates for Antique congressme­n were former congressme­n Paolo Javier of PDP-Laban, Atty. Ade Fajardo of the Liberal Party and Pao Javier./ PN

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