DAVAO CITY—The daughter of presumptive president Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Sara Duterte-Carpio, and son Paolo Duterte, were proclaimed mayor and vice mayor of Davao City, respectively.
Both, however, were absent during the proclamation by the Board of Canvassers on Wednesday afternoon.
Sara’s husband, lawyer Manases Carpio, and Paolo’s lawyer Charmalou Aldevera represented the siblings and received the Certificate of Canvas of Votes from the Board.
The BoC declared that Sara obtained 576,677 votes while Paolo has 522,519 total votes from 1,280 precincts.
Davao City has 873,670 total registered voters and 6,449 total precincts.
The BoC earlier proclaimed the winners for the three congressional districts and the city council.
Proclaimed were unopposed first district congressional candidate Karlo Alexie Nograles with total votes of 198,304; second district congressional candidate Mylene Garcia with 148,509 votes; and the brother of incumbent Rep. Isidro Ungab, engineer Alberto Ungab, for the third district with 114,389 votes.
For the first district city council, Comelec proclaimed Maria Belen Acosta (154,648 votes), Melchor Quitain Jr. (146,789), Edgar Ibuyan Jr. (143,883), Leah Librado (139,078), Bonifacio Militar (127,357), Nilo Abellera Jr. (126,918), Joanne Bonguyan (117,782), and Pilar Braga (107,082). Quitain and Ibuyan are newcomers in this district.
For the second district are Marissa Abella (122,331), Cherry Bonguyan (118,248), Al Ryan Alejandre (117,112), Danny Dayanghirang (115,060), Dante Apostol (112,019), April Marie Dayap (108,539), Jimmy Dureza (105,578), and Diosdado Mahipus (104,413).
For the third district are Bernard Al-ag (117,120), Abegail Ortiz (103,423), Victorio Advincula Jr. (99,427), Jesus Zozobrado III (98,896), Antoinette Principe (97,358), Joselle Villafuerte (95,567), Conrado Baluran (89,057), and Rene Elias Lopez (88,460).
The total votes counted in Davao City represent 80 percent of the 873,670 total voters. The 2016 results had faster turnout and transmission of votes compared to the 2013 and 2010 elections.