Bongbong-Sara tandem bags Bulacan mayors' endorsement, poised for landslide win in 2022 polls

3 April 2022

PRESIDENTIAL frontrunner Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, Jr. and his running-mate Inday Sara Duterte have secured the endorsement of twenty mayors from Bulacan, the fifth vote-rich province in the May 9, 2022 elections.

Members of the Mayor's League Bulacan Chapter formally issued a Manifesto of Support to push for the candidacy of the UniTeam bets.

"We, the municipal mayors comprising the Mayor's League Bulacan Chapter, express our full support to the Presidential and Vice Presidential bid of Uniteam candidates Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. and Mayor Inday Sara Duterte this coming 2022 National Elections," a portion of the manifesto read.

Among those who personally signed the manifesto were mayors; Eladio E. Gonzales of Balagtas, Ferdinand V. Estrella of Baliuag, Jose Santiago Jr. of Bocaue, Vergel Meneses of Bulakan, Francis Albert Juan of Bustos, Ambrosio C. Cruz, Jr. of Guiguinto, Ricardo Silvestre of Marilao, Mary Ann P. Marcos of Paombong, and Roderick Tiongson of San Miguel.

Completing the roster of signatories are; Cipriano D. Violago, Jr. of San Rafael, Leonardo De Leon of Angat, Jessie P. De Jesus of Calumpit, Raulito Manlapaz of Hagonoy, Edwin C. Santos of Obando, Anastacia Vistan of Plaridel, Russel G. Pleyto of Sta. Maria, Linabelle Villarica of Meycauayan City, and  Arthur Robes of San Juan del Monte City.

Meanwhile, representatives of Pandi Mayor Chis Castro and Malolos City Mayor Christian Natividad signed the manifesto on their behalf.

"We collectively believe that Mr. Bongbong Marcos and Mayor Sara Duterte is the tandem our country needs to unite our people and to bounce back as a nation.  As local elected officials who are mandated to look after the welfare of our people, we have faith that the UnitTeam will deliver the much-needed support to our localities," read another portion of the manifesto.

In a previous statement, incumbent Bulacan Vice-Governor Wilhelmino Sy Alvarado expressed confidence that Marcos would win again in the province, which based on Comelec record is home to 2,007,523 registered voters.

The UniTeam presidential bet is poised to repeat his win against Leni Robredo during the 2016 vice-presidential race, where he garnered 42.50 percent or about 556,480 votes against Robredo's 190,401 votes.

"At this pivotal point of history, we manifest our full support to the candidacy of Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. and Mayor Sara Durterte and the vision their leadership carry,"  the final portion of the manifesto read.

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Patuloy na dumarami at nadadagdagan ang mga nag-eendorso sa tambalan nina  presidential frontrunner Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr at kanyang running-mate na si Inday Sara Duterte.

Ito ay matapos magpahayag ng suporta ang dalawampung mayors sa Bulacan na ika-lima sa vote-rich province para sa May 9, 2022 elections.

Inilabas ng mga miyembro ng Mayors League Bulacan Chapter ang kanilang Manifesto of Support para sa kandidatura ng BBM- Sara UniTeam.

"We, the municipal mayors comprising the Mayor's League Bulacan Chapter, express our full support to the Presidential and Vice Presidential bid of Uniteam candidates Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. and Mayor Inday Sara Duterte this coming 2022 National Elections," ayon sa manifesto.

Ilan sa mga lumagda ay sina Eladio E. Gonzales ng Balagtas, Ferdinand V. Estrella ng Baliuag, Jose Santiago Jr. ng Bocaue, Vergel Meneses ng Bulakan, Francis Albert Juan ng Bustos, Ambrosio C. Cruz, Jr. ng Guiguinto, Ricardo Silvestre ng Marilao, Mary Ann P. Marcos ng Paombong, at Roderick Tiongson ng San Miguel.

Kasama din sina Cipriano D. Violago, Jr. ng San Rafael, Leonardo De Leon ng Angat, Jessie P. De Jesus ng Calumpit, Raulito Manlapaz ng Hagonoy, Edwin C. Santos ng Obando, Anastacia Vistan ng Plaridel, Russel G. Pleyto ng Sta. Maria, Linabelle Villarica ng Meycauayan City, at Arthur Robes ng San Juan del Monte City.

Samantalang, nilagdaan naman ng mga kinatawan ni Pandi Mayor Cris Castro at Malolos City Mayor Christian Natividad ang manifesto sa kanilang ngalan.

"We collectively believe that Mr. Bongbong Marcos and Mayor Sara Duterte is the tandem our country needs to unite our people and to bounce back as a nation.  As local elected officials who are mandated to look after the welfare of our people, we have faith that the UnitTeam will deliver the much-needed support to our localities," ayon pa sa isang bahagi ng manifesto.

Nauna ng pinahayag ni incumbent Bulacan Vice-Governor Wilhelmino Sy Alvarado na kumpiyansa siyang si Marcos ang muling mananalo sa kanilang lalawigan na ayon sa tala ng Comelec ay may 2,007,523 registered voters.

Noong 2016 ay nakakuha si Marcos ng 42.50 percent o 556,480 na boto laban kay Leni Robredo na nakakuha lamang ng 190,401 na boto.

"At this pivotal point of history, we manifest our full support to the candidacy of Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. and Mayor Sara Durterte and the vision their leadership carry,"  ayon sa huling bahagi ng manifesto.

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