Gam­boa to rep­re­sent PCL at the Provin­cial Board

Sun Star Bacolod - - Topstories - BY TERESA D. ELLERA

SILAY City Coun­cilor and for­mer ABS-CBN News An­chor Ryangam­boa will rep­re­sent the Philippine Coun­cilors League af­ter he was elected as­the new pres­i­dent, Thurs­day.

Gam­boa of Love Ne­gros who got 179 voted won over Sa­gay City coun­cilor Arthur Christo­pher Marañon of United Ne gr os Al­liance who garnered 148 votes.

La Car­lota City Coun­cilor Julius Martin Asis­tio, mean­while, was elected as vice pres­i­dent of the lo­cal PCL run­ning un­op­posed.

Af­ter be­ing elected to the post, Gam­boa, a mem­ber of lo­cal party Love Ne­gros, hopes all the coun­cilors in the prov­ince will unite and work to­gether.

Marañon, who mean­while rep­re­sents the United Ne­gros Al­liance, ac­cepted his loss.

Al­though the elec­tions were suc­cess­fully held, the polls was ini­tially de­layed af­ter three town coun­cilors of Sal­vador Bene­dicto as­serted that they will cast their votes again af­ter they dropped blank bal­lots.

Don Sal­vador Bene­dicto town Coun­cilor and ABC pres­i­dent Henry al­cor in said that DILG Provin­cial Di­rec­tor Fer­di­nand Panes has al­lowed them to­cast their votes again af­ter they ex­plained their sides that they com­mit­ted an hon­est mis­take when they dropped blank bal­lots at the of­fi­cial bal­lot box.*

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