By Mike Crismundo
CABADBARAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – Incoming Mayor Judy Chin Amante of the newly created city of Cabadbaran of Agusan del Norte has been proclaimed.
Amante was proclaimed mayor on Tuesday after the Cabadbaran City Board of Canvassers received a 100% transmission rate of election returns.
Based on the tally of the Cabadbaran City Board of Canvassers, Amante, running under the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), garnered 26,585 votes.
Amante’s opponent, incumbent Mayor Katrina Marie Mortola of Nationalista Party received 18,891 votes.
Amante’s running mate, reelectionist Rey Jamboy was also proclaimed as Vice Mayor after receiving 26,173 votes. Meanwhile, Amante’s candidates for the city council scored a sweep in the election.