withdrawal of 14
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The Law Department of the Commission on Elections has granted the withdrawal of 14 more candidates in Negros Occidental from the May polls, and the substitution of six, Provincial Elections Supervisor Jessie Suarez said yesterday.
Approved was the withdrawal of Mark Palanca as mayoral candidate of Victorias City, and of Nilo Japitan and Reylan Gamboa Sr. as independent bets for EB Magalona Sangguniang Bayan seats.
Also approved were the withdrawals of five Nationalist People's Coalition candidates for councilor in Cadiz City, identified as Augusto Tolosa, Rogelio Balandra, Nazario Ibañez Sr., Lanie Galleron and Glenda Diola.