#HalalanResults: Father, son win in Zamboanga Sibugay gubernatorial, congressional races


Posted at May 16 2019 12:45 AM

Photo courtesy of Wilter Palma

ZAMBOANGA CITY - A father and his son were proclaimed as winners of the midterm elections in Zamboanga Sibugay.

Wilter Palma, who ran under the administration ticket PDP-Laban, racked up 139,130 votes and secured the province's governorship.

His closest competitor, independent candidate George Hofer II, got 127,226 votes.

Meanwhile, Palma's son Sharky won the congressional race in the province's 1st district.

He obtained 61,302 votes against Nacionalista Party-backed candidate Apple Yambao who received 48,744 votes.

Click here for ABS-CBN's election results.

- Report from RJ Rosalado, ABS-CBN News