Cabuyao local elections, 2013
Local elections was held in Cabuyao City on May 13, 2013 within the Philippine general election. The total number of voters registered in the City of Cabuyao is 135,713 in 586 voting precincts. The voters elected for the elective local posts in the city: the mayor, vice mayor, and ten councilors.
Cabuyao is a newly created city in the province of Laguna by virtue of Republic Act No. 10163 or the "Charter of the City of Cabuyao" ratified on August 4, 2012 by its people. Voters will no longer vote for eight (8) councilors but they will elect ten (10) city councilors as prescribed in the charter.
Incumbent Mayor Isidro "Jun" L. Hemedes, Jr. decided to run for re-election under the Nacionalista Party, he was elected as Mayor since 2007 after defeating former Mayor Proceso "Etok" Aguillo in 2007 local elections. His opponent was former Mayor Nila Aguillo, the wife of Etok Aguillo, she is under the Liberal Party.
Hemedes' running mate is the incumbent Vice-Mayor Atty. Rommel "Mel" Gecolea. His opponent is city councilor Maria Wanda Alimagno, the running mate of Nila Aguillo.
Each team had their own set of ten (10) candidates for city council. Nacionalista Party/Administration team was composed of five (5) re-electionist candidates, Barangay Pulo Chairman Odilon I. Caparas and Barangay Marinig Chairman Emiliano T. Lirio and three other candidates. Under the Liberal Party/Opposition team were two (2) re-electionist candidates, former vice-mayor Benjamin C. del Rosario, Barangay Sala Chairman Amelito G. Alimagno, Barangay Mamatid Councilor Gabriel Bariring. Notable candidates for Cabuyao City council were Anna Liza Baldonado or popularly known as "Milagring" of the defunct TV program Wowowee and 6 Cycle Mind lead vocalist Tutti Caringal.
|Position||Liberal Party||Nacionalista Party||Independents|
|Mayor||Liberal||Nila Aguillo||Nacionalista||Isidro Hemedes, Jr.|
|Vice Mayor||Liberal||Maria Wanda Alimagno||Nacionalista||Rommel Gecolea|
|Member of the
Cabuyao City Council
The candidates for mayor with the highest amount of votes wins the seat; they are voted separately, therefore, they may be of different parties when elected.
|Nacionalista||Isidro L. Hemedes, Jr.||51,719||54.62|
|Liberal||Nila G. Aguillo||39,578||41.80|
|Margin of victory||12,141||12.82%|
|Invalid or blank votes||3,386||3.58|
|Nacionalista gain from Liberal|
The candidates for Vice-mayor with the highest amount of votes wins the seat; they are voted separately, therefore, they may be of different parties when elected.
|Nacionalista||Rommel A. Gecolea||46,619||49.24|
|Liberal||Maria Wanda C. Alimagno||42,435||44.82|
|Margin of victory||4,184||4.42%|
|Invalid or blank votes||5,629||5.94|
|Nacionalista gain from Liberal|
City Council Elections
Voters elected ten (10) councilors to comprise the City Council or the Sangguniang Panlungsod. Candidates were voted separately so there are chances where winning candidates will have unequal number of votes and may come from different political parties. The ten candidates with the highest number of votes win the seats.
|Liberal||Jaime Onofre R. Batallones||50,251||6.76|
|Nacionalista||Ismael M. Hemedes||47,523||6.39|
|Liberal||Leif Laiglon A. Opiña||47,210||6.35|
|Nacionalista||Richard C. Hain||44,350||5.97|
|Nacionalista||Apolinario B. Hain||43,694||5.88|
|Liberal||Tito Fortunato "Tutti" A. Caringal||43,684||5.88|
|Liberal||Benjamin C. del Rosario||42,705||5.74|
|Liberal||Jose Benson G. Aguillo||40,627||5.47|
|Liberal||Amelito G. Alimagno||40,335||5.43|
|Nacionalista||Imelda A. Entredicho||40,267||5.42|
|Liberal||Christian G. Aguillo||35,527||4.78|
|Nacionalista||Ricky A. Voluntad||33,641||4.53|
|Nacionalista||Emiliano T. Lirio||32,978||4.44|
|Nacionalista||Odilon I. Caparas||30,973||4.17|
|Nacionalista||Jose G. Alcabasa, Jr.||30,582||4.11|
|Liberal||Annaliza "Milagring" C. Baldonado||29,755||4.00|
|Liberal||Gabriel C. Bariring, Jr.||29,584||3.98|
|Liberal||Alexander E. Angeles||26,783||3.60|
|Nacionalista||Simplicio S. Tolentino||26,265||3.53|
|Nacionalista||Flaviano V. Dizon||23,943||3.22|
|Independent||Ramon N. Anciro||2,678||0.36|