By Jessica M. Bacud
Ilagan City, Isabela – The Commission on Elections has proclaimed Ed Christopher S. Go as Representative and Board Member Ed Christian Go in the just concluded national and local elections on May 11 at FNDy Amphitheater, Provincial Capitol here.
The victory of Rep. Go earns him his second term as the representative of the Second District of the province of Isabela.
“Foremost, I thank our Almighty Father who has guided me in my undertakings, and everyone around who have helped and supported me in my endeavors, especially my family and friends,” he said.
“I thank our leaders in the province, Governor Rodito T. Albano and Vice Governor Bojie Dy, for their support and guidance,” Rep. Go added.
“My deepest gratitude goes to the unending support, trust and love of my fellow villagers of San Mariano, Benito Soliven, Naguilian, Gamu, Reina Mercedes, and Palanan who have given me another three years to serve them. Thank you District 2,” Go emphasized.
The lawmaker comes from a family of public servants. His father, Edgar “Bobot” Go, is a long-time Mayor was unopposed this election. His mother Ana was a former three-term Representative, and brother Ed Christian is now on his second term as Board Member.
Rep. Ed Christopher S. Go of the Nacionalista Party led overwhelmingly in votes from the second district populace with 25,958 votes against his rivals Jeryll Harold Respicio (1,289), Elizabeth Magora (83) and Faustino Reyes (42) votes.
Go was accompanied by his wife Stephanie and son, parents and brother during the proclamation morning on Wednesday.
In the same occasion, Ed Christian S. Go, elder brother of Rep. Ed Christopher S. Go, was proclaimed Board Member for his second term.
“I thank my family, friends and everyone in the second district for the trust and support you have given me,” BM Go stressed.
Lawyer Michael Camangeg, Provincial Election Supervisor, said in Isabela’s congressional district, five of the incumbent representatives retained their positions.
Reelected in the first district was Rep. Tonypet Albano, third district Rep. Ian Dy, fifth district Rep. Michael Dy, and Rep. Inno Dy for the 6th District. The newly elected representative in the fourth district is Rep. Joseph Tan.