How Cebu City residents voted?
Over 50% of the votes went to Marcos, Duterte-Carpio
CEBU CITY, Philippines — True to its promise, Barug PDP Laban candidates in Cebu City delivered votes for former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.
Data from the Comelec Cebu City office show that Marcos garnered a total of 344,867 votes or 57.87 percent of the total votes cast in the May 9, 2022 elections.
Cebu City had 733,044 qualified voters and 614,453 or 83.82 percent went out to vote on elections day.
Duterte-Carpio, on the other hand, received 382,498 votes or 64.80 percent of the total votes cast.
Vice President Ma. Leonor Robredo, for her part, only garnered 160,890 votes (27 percent) followed by Senator Manny Pacquiao with 50,145 (8.41 percent).
In the vice presidential race, Senate President Vicente Sotto III ranked second with 100,883 votes (17.09 percent) followed by Senator Francisco Pangilinan who garnered 84,284 votes (14.28 percent).
Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the outcome of the national elections will play a very important role in the city’s future. He expressed confidence that their alliance with Marcos and Duterte would soon bear fruits for the Cebuanos.
He is also looking forward to working in harmony with Cebu provincial officials led by reelectionist Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and their allies in the national government with Marcos’ promise of “unity.”
“I am very proud that that tandem will give us the feeling, curative, and unified country that will bring us prosperity and peace,” the mayor said.
Both Marcos and Duterte are expecting a landslide win after they earned over 30 million votes each, according to the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) transparency server reflecting 98.24 percent of the election returns.
On second place is the tandem of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Francis Pangilinan, who got 14.8 million votes and 9.2 million votes, respectively.
83.82% voter turnout
Monday’s elections showed good voter turnout, according to Comelec.
Data from Comelec Cebu City showed that 614,453 of the 733,044 registered voters showed up at the different polling centers here to vote.
Voter turn out reached 83.82 percent, it added.
In the local scene, Rama received the most number of votes which totalled to 239,656 votes or 40.85 percent of the votes cast.
Former councilor Margot Osmeña, the mayoral candidate for Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), received 202,446 votes or 34.50 percent.
Former Councilor David Tumulak, on the other hand, received 141,225 votes of 24.07 percent of the total votes cast.
Rama’s tandem, Vice Mayor-elect Raymond Garcia garnered 283,235 or 52.21 percent of the votes cast.
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