Vice Mayor Sara Duterte is officially declared winner after deafeating House Speaker Prospero Nograles for the mayoralty post of Davao City, and becoming the first woman to occupy the post in the city’s history.
Her father, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, also won against his nearest rival, former Mayor Benjamin de Guzman, by a wide margin.
In a post-election interview on live TV, Sara heart fully thanked the people of Davao City for their support and promised to give more social services for the people.
When asked about the Nogralese’s now that the election is over, if there would be a reconciliation with their closest rival in politics. This is what she said:
“I think they won’t do that, and I am not ready to accept it because with all the threats his group inflicted on me, my husband and my daughter, it is very painful,” she said.
“Dili ko plastic, they are all in my hate list. I hate them because they included my daughter in their dirty tricks and threats,” she said.
She revealed the threats in the form of anonymous text messages that she received during tha campaign period:
“We know where you live, we know where your family and daughter live.”
Other winners in Davao City’s last election:
Congressman 1st District: Karlo Nograles
Congressman 2nd District: Mylene Garcia
Congressman 3rd District: Rep. Isidro Ungab
Winning councilors of the city’s first, second, and third district in nominal order are the following:
Wendel Avisado (117,283), Leah Librado (96,768), Emmanuel Galicia (94,178), Edgar Ibuyan (94,140), Melchor Quitain (89,788), Nilo Abellera Jr. (89,7111), Joan Bonguyan (80,976), Pilar Braga (79,617).
Louie John Bonguyan (99,492), Dante Apostol (93,856), Arnulfo Cabling (76,284), Tomas Monteverde IV (75,820), Alryan Alejandre (65,421), Marissa Salvador-Abella (63,716), Jimmy Dureza (61,247), April Mari Dayap (61,185).
Karlo Bello (87,830), Rachel Zozobrado (80,666), Myrna Dalodo Ortiz (73,650), Bernard Al-ag (71,494), Jose Villafuerte (70,347), Rene Elias Lopez (61,495), Condrado Baluran (61,158), Victorio Advincula Jr. (57,179)