New Leyte Mayor beats his rival by just 1 vote

New Leyte Mayor beats his rival by just 1 vote

- Remedio “Wingbebot” Veloso was proclaimed as the new municipal mayor of San Isidro, Leyte

- Veloso was able to beat his rival with just one vote

- The netizens shared their reactions regarding the almost split vote

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) officially proclaimed Remedio “Wingbebot” Veloso as the new municipal mayor of San Isidro, Leyte.

KAMI learned that Veloso was able to beat his political rival by just one vote.

In a report by the ABS-CBN News, Veloso had 8,829 votes, while incumbent Mayor Susan Yap Ang garnered 8,828 votes.

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The netizens shared their opinions regarding the split vote and urge for a manual recount. They also emphasized the importance of every vote. Here are some of their comments based on the Facebook page of GMA News:

“wow exciting!”
“Naku manual recount yan”
“Recount para sure”
“This proves that every vote counts”
“This only means that your 1vote is so powerful tlaga at kayang bumago ng isang sitwasyon”

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