How NCR mayors fare vs. foes

posted June 07, 2021 at 11:20 pm
by  Manila Standard
After the National Capital Regions (NCR) mayors were assessed by their constituents in terms of “job performance survey” and “re-election preferences”— they were also pitted against possible opponents come 2022 elections.

The survey was conducted by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. 

In  Quezon City, incumbent Mayor Maria Josefina “Joy” Belmonte with  38-percentage count  leads  the  race  against popular broadcast  journalist  Rafael  “Raffy”  Tulfo  who  got 25-percentage record followed by former Mayor Herbert  Constantine Bautista with13- percentage .

Former  Congressman  Vincent  “Bingbong”Crisologo who challenged Belmonte and lost  in the last election,  ranked fourth with 10-percentage count. Last place went to Congressman Michael  “Mike”  Defensor  with  only  8-percentage result, who also ran for Mayor against Bautista in 2010.

The  recent developments show  that Belmonte and the Tulfos are having alliances while Defensor and Crisologo are also seen on the grounds together in various events.

Since Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso will no longer run for re-election as he will be running for a higher office,  his vice mayor  and ally is likely to try and gun   for  his  post.  Incumbent  Vice  Mayor Maria  Sheilah “Honey” Honrado Lacuna  got 46-percentage mark  against  incumbent  Congressman  Manny  Lopez,  son  of former Manila Mayor Mel Lopez , notched a  33-percentage rating.

In  the case of  Pasig  City,  a  one-on-one  scenario emerges with   Mayor Victor  Ma.Regis  “Vico” Sotto  a  weighty  preference ending up   with 67-percentage  result against  former  Mayor  Robert  “Bobby” Eusebio  with  only  28-percentage count.

In San Juan City,  Mayor Francisco “Francis” Zamora got 48-percentage  points while former contender in a close fight last 2019 Janella Ejercito Estrada received 30-percentage count.

The  re-electionist  NCR  mayors-  Carmelita  “Menchie”  Abalos of Mandaluyong  City,  Lino  Cayetano,  Mar-len  Abigail  “Abby” Binay  of Makati  City,  Imelda  “Emi”  Calixto  of  Pasay City,  Tobias  “Toby”Tiangco of Navotas City, Imelda “Mel” Aguilar of Las Pinas, Miguel “Ike” Ponce III of Pateros are perceived to have no serious contenders.

In  Caloocan, Mayor  Oscar  “Oca”  Malapitan prodded his  son Congressman Dale “Along” Malapitan to run for mayor in  the city.  The young Malapitan  obtained a  53-percentage  result against  Congressman Edgar “Egay” Erice who got 36- percentage count in the survey. While  in  Parañaque  City,  outgoing  Mayor Edwin  Olivarez’s  brotherEric Olivarez who is currently Congressman will run as the next Mayor who  achieved a  35-percentage  result against  former  Congressman Gustavo “Gus” Tambunting who received a 50-percentage count.

Topics: National Capital Regions , NCR mayors , job performance survey , re-election preferences , 2022 elections
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