Rama accuses Osmena of cheating; Cebu delivers 1.4 million votes for Duterte: Garcia concedes defeat to Davide–Cebu News Digest for May 11, 2016.

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This is the roundup of stories that came out in local publications today, May 11, 2016

Rama cites statistics, says Osmeña cheated

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ILLOGICAL. Mayor Mike Rama told supporters that Osmeña’s victory is not credible because pre-election surveys showed him and Team Rama winning over BOPK. (Photo from Mike Rama’s Facebook account)

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.

Read: Cebu Daily News: Rama on Osmena’s victory: It defies surveys, statistics.

Sun.Star Cebu: Rama says votes for mayor were switched.

Sun.Star Cebu: Comelec proclaims Osmena as new mayor of Cebu City.

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

Read: Cebu Daily New: Cebu delivers 1.4 million votes for Duterte.

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.

Read: Sun.Star Cebu: Garcia accepts defeat, asks Cebuanos to unite behind Davide.

Other Cebu News.

Sun.Star Cebu: Lawyer says only Rama impleaded in complaint over P20K calamity assistance

Sun.Star Cebu: Radaza, council score third straight shut-out victory

Sun.Star Cebu: Gabii sa Kabilin to feature 41 more sites

Cebu Daily News: Gullas beats JVR by more than 30,000 votes

Cebu Daily News: Canvassing in Malabuyoc, Santander postponed due to glitch

Cebu Daily News: British, Singaporea nationals figure in scuffle

Cebu Daily News: Diamente wins third term in Tuburan by just 46 votes

Cebu Daily News: Glitch delays proclamation of winners in Cordova

Cebu Daily News: After contested polls Dumanjug mayor calls for unity with losing bet

Cebu Business News

Sun.Star Cebu: Cebu business community calls for unity, healing

Cebu Daily News: Business leaders accept poll results, eye more infra projects

Cebu Daily News: Investors to give Duterte honeymoon period

Cebu Sports News.

Sun.Star Cebu: UV stays undefeated in Batang PBA

Cebu Daily News: Cebu Province eyes new players in novel provincial meet

 

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