Incumbent Joy Belmonte leads QC mayoral race

Job Manahan, ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 09 2022 09:51 PM | Updated as of May 09 2022 11:12 PM

MANILA - Incumbent Mayor Joy Belmonte led Quezon City's mayoral race by over 190,000 votes, partial and unofficial results from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) showed on Monday night.

As of 9:02 p.m., Belmonte has 527,639 votes, leading among 9 candidates for the post.

The figures were based from 79.74 percent of Comelec's election returns.

Incumbent Joy Belmonte leads QC mayoral race
Incumbent Joy Belmonte leads QC mayoral race

Michael Defensor placed second with 333,828 votes, followed by Glenda Araneta with 3,454 votes.

Araneta was followed by Diosdado Velasco with 2,334 votes, and Kuya Ric Bello with 2,099 votes.

He was followed by Emma Orozco with 1,456; Inventor Jose Ingles with 973, and Tom Salutan with 766, and Rolando Jota with 675.

Quezon City has the most number of registered voters in Metro Manila at 1.4 million, based on Comelec data.

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