This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, May 11, 2016
Rama cites statistics, says Osmeña cheated
RE-ELECTIONIST Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who lost in the mayoralty race to Tomas Osmeña, refused to accept the result and will file a protest over his loss. Osmeña got 266,556 votes, while Rama got 232, 641. Rama said he lost some 50 votes from each precinct due to the vote-counting machines and accused Osmeña of cheating.
Baga sya’g nawng. Wala siya’y uwaw. Nanikas siya and molingkod pa gyud siya? I hope that the law will bring justice to the votes of Cebuanos who voted for the right man. Mayor Mike Rama.
The first step is to listen. Before you start making a decision, you have to consult the different sectors to find out how they feel about. I know what I want, I’ve been mayor before. But I have to reconcile, evaluate what the sentiments are. Mayor-elect Tomas Osmeña.
Cebu delivers 1.4 million votes for Duterete
Cebuanos may have picked Mar Roxas in 2010 but in the 2016 elections, they delivered for fellow Bisaya Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City, giving him almost 1.4 million votes. In the official tally, Duterte got 738,487 votes to Roxas’ 443,661 but in the unofficial tally on the GMA mirror server, Duterte got 1,123,705 votes in Cebu Province, while Roxas got 578,811. Duterte also got an additional 296,246 votes from Cebu City.
Ang kasing-kasing sa Bisaya adto gayud laban sa iskgka-Bisaya. People are looking for performance, not words and Davao City speaks volumes of what he has done. We look forward to a Duterte presidency that has a clear and decisive action against illegal drugs, criminlaiy and corruption. Former Cebu governor Gwen Garcia
Winston Garcia concedes defeat to Davide
ONE Cebu’s Winston Garcia has conceded to Gov. Hilario Davide III, who won a second term as governor of Cebu in last Monday’s elecions.
I always believe that Cebu offers opportunities to all who will seize it. Gov. Davide and I both recognize this. We also have in our hearts, the service for the Cebuanos. May God bless the governor and his continued stewardship of the Province. Winston Garcia.
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