headed for win
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO & LISA GAPAC
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, former Bacolod Rep. Monico Puentevella and former councilor Greg Gasataya took early leads in the race for congressman, mayor and vice mayor receptively in Bacolod City based on a partial unofficial count of GMA representing 84.88 percent of Bacolod City election returns.
Leonardia of the Nationalist People's Coalition – Grupo Progreso garnered 81,171 votes over incumbent Bacolod Rep. Anthony Rolando Golez Jr. who got 51,040 votes, former councilor Lyndon Caña with 30,963 and Ely Sergio Palma with 340 votes.
For the mayoralty race, Puentevella of Pamilya MKK garnered 90,299 votes over Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson who got 77,866.