Gatchalian brothers leading in Valenzuela

Vivienne Gulla, ABS-CBN News

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MANILA - The Gatchalian brothers were leading in their respective races in Valenzuela City, according to partial and unofficial results of the May 9, 2016 elections.

As of 8:30 p.m. Monday, incumbent Mayor Rex Gatchalian is way ahead of the race with 178,219 votes. His opponent, 2nd District Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo, had 60,417 votes.

In the congressional race in the 1st District of Valenzuela, Wes Gatchalian garnered 90,415 votes. 

Liberal Party candidate Ritchie Cuadra was a far second with 21,736 votes. Independent candidate Victor Reponia had 332 votes.

Another Gatchalian, Sherwin, is in the top 12 senatorial bets with 10,894,273 votes.

Meanwhile, Eric Martinez got almost double of Adel Gunigundo's numbers, with 76,829 votes, for the 2nd District of Valenzuela.

Lorie Borja was ahead in the vice mayoralty race with 150,211 votes. Mar Morelos had 75,257 votes.

Valenzuela has about 320,000 registered voters.