BY CARLA GOMEZ
Negros Occidental Vice Governor Genaro Alvarez Jr. and Board Member Melvin Ibañez yesterday thanked all those who supported them in their run for the top two positions of the province in the May 13 polls.
Alvarez (Nationalist People’s Coalition) who garnered 357,809 votes lost to Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. (United Negros Alliance) who had 528,895 votes, or a lead of 171,086 votes.
Alvarez said he was “okay” and had “no problem” with the outcome of the elections.