Bulan, Sorsogon, December 2, 2009: The filing of the certificates of candidacy for the national and local elections in the May 10, 2010 automated election officially closed at 12:00 midnight of December 1, 2009.
Bulan Comelec Officer Ma. Claire Salut-Laceda furnished the Municipal Information Office the list of those who filed their certificates of candidacy for the various local positions.
Here’s a summary of the list of the local candidates:
Mayor: Helen C. De Castro (incumbent)
Vice-Mayor: Manuel D. Gogola (incumbent)
De Castro, Guillermo, Jr. C. (incumbent)
Dellomas, Jolife L. (incumbent)
Delmonte, Luis C. (Zone 4 capitan)
Gerona, Simplicio U. (incumbent)
Engr. Gigantone, Ronnie L.
Guran, Patricia L. (incumbent)
Hao, Bernard H. (incumbent Board Member)
Tan, Jose G. (former councilor)
Aksyon Demokratiko/Liberal Party
Mayor: Cesar O. Gogola
Vice-Mayor: Crisostomo G. Gotladera
Alcantara, Noli G. (former councilor)
Asuncion Angelito Xavier L.
Diesta, Arque DV
Evasco, Permo E. (San Isidro capitan)
Porras, Andres G. (former Liga President)
Mayor : Redentor G. Guyala
Vice-Mayor: Oscar G. Deri (former Board Member)
Bautista, Ernesto D.
Boncan, Antonio B. (Gate capitan, incumbent)
Cano, Vicente A.
Golloso, Alvin G.
Grafil, Jose Gunao
Guray, Gerry G.
Oseo, Gilbert C.
Valeriano, Recto G.
Councilor: Que, Roberto, Jr. M. (incumbent)
Burias, Elmer C. (incumbent councilor)
Dellomas-Fundano, Joy L. (former Board Member)
Robles, Marnellie B.
Gernale, Arturo G.
Gocoyo, Ronaldo M. (former councilor, Lakas-Kampi, De Castro wing)
Grafil, Jose Golloso
Uy, Louie S.
Meanwhile, the Municipal Information Officer was able to obtain a partial list of candidates in the Provincial and District Levels.
1. Incumbent Governor Sally A. Lee (of Sorsogon City) Lakas-Kampi-CMD
2. Incumbent II District Congressman Jose G. Solis(of Bulan), Kampi Party
3. Ramon Gallinera (of Bulusan), Liberal Party
1. Former Mayor Guillermo O. De Castro, Sr. (of Bulan), Lakas-Kampi-CMD
2. Board Member Rosario Diaz (of Sorsogon City), Kampi Party
3. Former Vice Gov. Antonio Escudero (of Casiguran), Nationalist People’s Coalition
4. Former Mayor Nida Gamos (of Sta. Magdalena), Liberal Party
FOR CONGRESSMAN, First District:
1. Incumbent Salvador Escudero (of Sorsogon City), Nationalist People’s Coalition
2. Former Casiguran Mayor Edwin Hamor (of Casiguran), Nacionalista Party
FOR CONGRESSMAN, Second District:
1. Flor Solis (of Bulan), Kampi Party
2. Former PCSO Gen Mgr. Ricardo G. Golpeo (of Bulan), NPC
3. Dr. Sappho Gillego-Ong (of Bulan), Independent
4. Cyril Ramos (of Gubat)
5. Mayor Deogracias Ramos (of Gubat)
6. Judge Escalante (of Gubat)
7. Incumbent Board Member Arze Glipo (Irosin)
8. Bulusan Mayor Juan Guysayko
Certificates of candidacy have also been filed with the Provincial COMELEC for the Provincial Board positions.
In Bulan, the three independent candidates for Vice-Mayor, Elmer Burias, Joy Dellomas-Fundano and Marnellie Ballesteros-Robles have all decided to adopt incumbent mayor Helen De Castro as his/her mayoralty candidate.
A total of 46,125 voters have been registered by Bulan COMELEC. There are 265 precincts which shall be clustered to 83 polling precincts during the May 2010 elections.