Calamba City mayoral election, 2013
Local elections were held in on May 13, 2013, within the Calamba City Philippine general election, for posts of the mayor, vice mayor and ten councillors.
Overview [ edit ]
The incumbent mayor,
Joaquin "Jun" Chipeco, Jr., decided to run for the position of representative of the 2nd District of Laguna under the Liberal Party. His son, Justin Marc SB Chipeco, the incumbent Laguna's 2nd district representative ran for mayor of Calamba under Nacionalista Party. His opponent was the former vice-mayor Severino Lajara under PDP-Laban.
Results [ edit ]
The candidates for mayor and vice mayor with the highest amount of votes win. They are voted for separately. Therefore, they may be of different parties when elected.
Mayoral and vice mayoral elections [ edit ]
Calamba City vice mayoralty election
PDP-Laban Angelito Lazaro, Jr.
Margin of victory 9,200
Invalid or blank votes
City Council elections [ edit ]
Voters elected ten councilors to comprise the City Council or the
. Candidates are voted for separately so winning candidates may come from different political parties. The ten candidates with the highest number of votes win the seats. Sangguniang Panlungsod
2013 Calamba City Council
Edgardo H. Catindig
Ruth M. Hernandez
Moises E. Morales
Peewee P. Perez
Leeanne P. Aldabe
Christian Niño S. Lajara
Luis Vergel G. Baroro
Maria Virginia A. Alcasid
Jose Morel DC Manaig
Santiago O. Atienza
Nacionalista Juan C. Lazaro
Nacionalista Jane B. Varona
Nacionalista Dexter A. Bathan
PDP-Laban Miriam P. Manalo
PDP-Laban Kerwin O. Piamonte
PDP-Laban Rolando P. Baliao
PDP-Laban Hermogenes M. Miranda
PDP-Laban Nicasio A. Lacerna
PDP-Laban Esmeraldo P. Plastina
Independent Emerson S. Panganiban
PDP-Laban Roosevelt Q. Legaspi
Protests [ edit ]
Supporters of the mayoral candidate Severino Lajara stormed city hall to protest against the suspension of the canvassing votes. They believed the results of the elections were being manipulated.
The mayoral race in Calamba was neck and neck between Lajara and Chipeco. Police kept a close watch on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Calamba City.
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