Winning Candidates of Bangued (source: Abra Elections 2013 FaceBook) 1. Zone 1 – Mae Acosta – unopposed, brgy capt-elect 2. Zone 2 – Amado Acosta – brgy capt-elect 3. Zone 3 – Ednus Sequerra – brgy. capt-elect 4. Zone 4 – Mark Seares – re-elected 5. Zone 5 – Mila Valera – unopposed, brgy. capt-elect … Continue reading
Today, October 28, 2013 is election day! They say every election is determined by the people who show up. I hope everyone exercised their right to vote. This is the election where literraly “every vote counts”. Winners sometimes are determined by just a single vote. There were instances that a coin toss or even rock, paper, … Continue reading
by Norma Hennessy (http://thefilipinoaustralian.com) Abrenians worldwide have sought the social media to express their terror for their families and relatives about their fear that Abra is now beginning to rival Maguindanao for political blood thirst.
BY: MARIA TERESA BENAS BANGUED, Abra, (PIA) – – The week-long filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COCs) for the October 28 barangay elections went on peacefully in the province , thanks to the concerted efforts of various sectors to maintain peace and order during the election period.
By Artemio A. Dumlao (abrenian.com) La Trinidad, Benguet (October 23, 2013) — An assassin who accordingly is a member of the dreaded Vicent Guzman “private armed group” was killed by policemen in a shoot-out in remote Pang-ot and Collago, both in Lagayan town in Abra.
By Artemio A. Dumlao (abrenian.com) La Trinidad, Benguet (October 22, 2013) – An armed mayor and two of his bodyguards were held along a checkpoint in Bangued, Abra’s capital town.
Barangay elections are supposed to be apolitical exercise but not in the case of Abra as reported by Dhobie P. De Guzman abs-cbn news.
It’s Election Period again. As of September 2013, there are 42,028 barangays around the country. There’s 304 Barangays in Abra. Gun Ban – September 28, 2013 to November 12, 2013 Official campaign period – October 18 to 26, 2013. Election Day – October 28, 2013 The election will be a manual election and not automated as … Continue reading
By Dexter A. See LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—At least five armed groups operating in Abra province and nearby areas have surrendered to authorities as a result of “peace-keeping” program of the local police, officials said on Thursday.
Lagayan, Abra. A barangay council aspirant was gunned to death on October 16, 2013 at Sitio Calungbuyan, Brgy. Pulot, Lagayan, Abra.