Buboy Fernandez trails in close race for Polangui vice-mayoralty

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 10 2022 01:53 AM

Senator Manny Pacquiao’s long-time coach Buboy Fernandez during a training session at the Elorde Gym in Pasay City on June 6, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News/File photo
Senator Manny Pacquiao’s long-time coach Buboy Fernandez during a training session at the Elorde Gym in Pasay City on June 6, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News/File photo

MANILA – The reelection bid of Polangui town, Albay Vice-Mayor Buboy Fernandez is closely being challenged by two other candidates. 

Based on the partial and unofficial tally, Fernandez was at third place with 12,951 votes, as of 12:32 a.m., Tuesday. 

Leading the race was Cherry Mella-Sampal (15,187) and followed by Winels Buendia (13,525), with 86.73% election returns transmitted.

Fernandez is Manny Pacquiao’s long-time friend and trainer. He first served as a councilor in Polangui, before winning the 2019 elections as Vice Mayor of the town. 

Bookmark the ABS-CBN News Halalan results page to see the partial unofficial tally of election returns. 

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